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|Status = Incumbent
 
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|Tenure = 1971 - Present
 
|Tenure = 1971 - Present
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
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|Per diem = $171/full day; $61/half day
 
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|First elected = 1970
 
|First elected = 1970
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Richard N. Gottfried''' (b. May 16, 1947) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 75.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1970.  
{{tnr}}'''Richard Gottfried''' (b. May 16, 1947) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 75 since 1971. Gottfried's other political experiences include State Committee member for New York State Democratic Committee; deputy majority leader and chair of codes committee for New York State Assembly; and district leader of New York County Democratic Executive Committee.
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Gottfried's professional experiences include law clerk and attorney.
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Gottfried's other political experience includes being a State Committee member for the New York State Democratic Committee, a deputy majority leader and a chair of the codes committee for the New York State Assembly, and a district leader of the New York County Democratic Executive Committee.
  
Gottfried earned a BA in government from Cornell University and a JD from Columbia Law School.  He and his wife, Louise, have one child; Michael.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4320 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gottfried]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Gottfried earned a BA in Government from Cornell University, and a JD from Columbia Law School.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4320 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Gottfried]</ref> His professional experience includes working as a law clerk and as an attorney.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Higher Education
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|Committee3 = Rules
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gottfried has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:
* [[Health Committee, New York State Assembly]], Chair
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Higher Education
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|Committee3 = Rules  
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:
* [[Health Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Committee2 = Higher Education
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|Committee3 = Rules
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Gottfried is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 75. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. No candidates filed to run in the Republican 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>
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Gottfried ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 75. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He was unchallenged 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>
  
====Endorsements====
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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|winner1 = Richard Gottfried
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Gottfried received $219,188 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Gottfried received $219,188 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Gottfried’s endorsements included the following:
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Gottfried and his wife, Louise, have one child; Michael.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4320 Project Vote Smart - Rep.
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==Recent news==
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Revision as of 18:58, 12 July 2013

Richard Gottfried
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New York State Assembly District 75
Incumbent
In office
1971 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 43
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1970
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCornell University, 1968
J.D.Columbia Law School, 1973
Personal
Birthday05/16/1947
Place of birthNew York, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard N. Gottfried (b. May 16, 1947) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 75. He was first elected to the chamber in 1970.

Gottfried's other political experience includes being a State Committee member for the New York State Democratic Committee, a deputy majority leader and a chair of the codes committee for the New York State Assembly, and a district leader of the New York County Democratic Executive Committee.

Biography

Gottfried earned a BA in Government from Cornell University, and a JD from Columbia Law School.[1] His professional experience includes working as a law clerk and as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Health, Chair
Higher Education
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gottfried served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Gottfried ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 75. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Gottfried Incumbent 100% 38,718
Total Votes 38,718

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Gottfried ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Michael Chan (R) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 75 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Gottfried (D) 26,085
Michael Chan (R) 5,893

2008

On November 4, 2008 Gottfried won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 75, defeating opponent Saul Farber (R).

Gottfried raised $77,879 for his campaign while Farber raised $71,306.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 75 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Gottfried (D) 43,452
Saul Farber (R) 9,371

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Gottfried received $219,188 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Gottfried's campaign in 2010
Health Care Association Of New York State$17,400
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker$3,800
New York State Nurses Association$3,800
Smith, Scott R$3,800
Afscme District Council 37$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $219,188

2008

In 2008, a year in which Gottfried was up for re-election, he collected $77,879 in donations.[7]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Manatt Phelps & Phillips $5,000
Health care Association of New York State $3,800
New York State United Teachers $3,700
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker $3,600

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Gottfried’s endorsements included the following:

Personal

Gottfried and his wife, Louise, have one child; Michael.[9]

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