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|Name = Raymond Walter
 
|Name = Raymond Walter
 
|Profile picture =RaymondWalter.jpg
 
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 148
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 146
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2012 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2012 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 7, 2013]]
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Assumed office = 2012
 
|Assumed office = 2012
 
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|Base salary = $79,500/year
 
|Base salary = $79,500/year
|Per diem = $61/half day and $171/full day
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|Per diem = $171/full day; $61/half day
 
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = November 8, 2011
 
|First elected = November 8, 2011
 
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|Next election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
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|Prior office =New York State Assembly District 148
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}}{{tnr}}'''Raymond Walter''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 146.  He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 8, 2011.
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He previously represented District 148 in the Assembly from 2012 to 2013.
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==Biography==
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Walter earned his B.A. in History from the University of New York College at Geneseo in 1994 and his J.D. from State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo in 2007.  His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP, as a research assistant at the Erie County Charter Revision Commission, and as a law clerk at the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/114303/ray-walter#.Ud8mxlPk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Walter]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Walter served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Aging
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|Committee2 = Health
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|Committee3 = Housing
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
 
}}
 
}}
{{tnr}}'''Raymond Walter''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 148 since 2012.  He was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2011#November 8, 2011|November 8, 2011 special election]] and was sworn in on January 3, 2012. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[James Hayes]] (R) resigned to accept a private sector finance job.<ref>[http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/all_news/554465/assemblyman-jim-hayes-resigns--effective-september-6th/ ''Buffalo YNN,'' "Assemblyman Jim Hayes resigns, effective September 6th," August 22, 2011]</ref>
 
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Walter is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 146. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. [[Gregory M. Vinal]] and [[Joanne A. Schultz]] are running in the Democratic primary. Schultz is also running against Walter in the [[Independence Party of New York State]] primary.  The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Walter ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 146. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. He defeated [[Joanne A. Schultz]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 146, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Raymond Walter
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Joanne A. Schultz
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|votes1 = 30393
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|votes2 = 25711
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}}
  
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]
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The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[James Hayes]] (R) resigned to accept a private sector finance job.<ref>[http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/all_news/554465/assemblyman-jim-hayes-resigns--effective-september-6th/ ''Buffalo YNN,'' "Assemblyman Jim Hayes resigns, effective September 6th," August 22, 2011]</ref>
  
 
Walter defeated [[Craig Bucki]] (D) in the November 8 special election.<ref>[http://www.wben.com/pages/11416515.php? ''WBEN,'' "NYS Assembly: GOP's Walter Beats Dem Bucki by Slim Margin," November 9, 2011]</ref>
 
Walter defeated [[Craig Bucki]] (D) in the November 8 special election.<ref>[http://www.wben.com/pages/11416515.php? ''WBEN,'' "NYS Assembly: GOP's Walter Beats Dem Bucki by Slim Margin," November 9, 2011]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Raymond Walter
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|Full name = Raymond Walter
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|year = 2011
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|Editdate = September 25, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1416671 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Walter, Raymond" Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 =  54073
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 146]]
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|totalraised2011 = 0
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|result2011 = Won
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|office2011 = [[State legislative special elections, 2011| New York State Assembly special elections, District 148]]
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}}
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===2012===
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|name = Raymond Walter
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 54073
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|org1 = Dandrea, Daniel P
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|org2 = National Fuel Gas
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|org3 = Rent Stabilization Association
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|org4 = Spoth, Donald F
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|org5 = Erie County Republican Cmte
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|orgamount1 = 3200
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|orgamount2 = 2349
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
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==Personal==
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Walter and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==References==
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==External links==
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Raymond-Walter Office website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/114303/ray-walter#.Ud8mxVPk_t4 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/114303/ray-walter#.Ud8mxlPk_t4 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153461 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=157015 2011]
  
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Revision as of 15:43, 16 December 2013

Raymond Walter
RaymondWalter.jpg
New York State Assembly District 146
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 148
2012-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New York College at Geneseo
J.D.State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Raymond Walter is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 146. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 8, 2011.

He previously represented District 148 in the Assembly from 2012 to 2013.

Biography

Walter earned his B.A. in History from the University of New York College at Geneseo in 1994 and his J.D. from State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo in 2007. His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP, as a research assistant at the Erie County Charter Revision Commission, and as a law clerk at the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Walter served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Health
Housing
Insurance
Ways and Means

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Walter ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 146. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Joanne A. Schultz in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 146, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRaymond Walter Incumbent 54.2% 30,393
     Democratic Joanne A. Schultz 45.8% 25,711
Total Votes 56,104

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when James Hayes (R) resigned to accept a private sector finance job.[4]

Walter defeated Craig Bucki (D) in the November 8 special election.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Raymond Walter is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Raymond Walter raised a total of $54,073 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[6]

Raymond Walter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 146 Won $54,073
2011 New York State Assembly special elections, District 148 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $54,073

2012

Raymond Walter won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Raymond Walter raised a total of $54,073.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Raymond Walter's campaign in 2012
Dandrea, Daniel P$3,200
National Fuel Gas$2,349
Rent Stabilization Association$2,000
Spoth, Donald F$2,000
Erie County Republican Cmte$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$54,073
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Walter and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Smardz (R)
New York Assembly District 146
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
James Hayes (R)
New York Assembly District 148
2012–2013
Succeeded by
Joseph Giglio (R)