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Richard Gottfried
New York State Assembly District 75
Incumbent
Assumed office
1971
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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.

Gottfried's professional experiences include law clerk and attorney.

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.[1]

Elections

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.[2] 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.[3]

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

2008

In 2008, a year in which Gottfried was up for re-election, he collected $77,879 in donations.[4]

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

Committee assignments

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 75
1971–present
Succeeded by
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