Sandra Galef

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Sandra Galef
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New York State Assembly District 90
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 22
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sPurdue University, 1962
Master'sUniversity of Virginia, 1965
Date of birth05/07/1940
Place of birthLa Cosse, Wisconsin
Office website
Sandra Galef (b. May 7, 1940) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 90 since 1993. Galef's other political experiences include president of New York State Association of Counties and county legislator and minority leader for Westchester County.

Galef is the host for two television shows: Dear Sandy and Speak-out with Sandy Galef. Her professional experiences also include teaching in various schools.

Galef earned a BS in education from Purdue University and a MEd in education from University of Virginia. She is widowed and has two children; Graig and Gwen.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Galef has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Galef ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated William Gouldman (R) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 90 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra Galef (D) 24,064
William Gouldman (R) 15,405


On November 4, 2008 Galef won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 90, defeating opponents William Gouldman (R) and Richard Quaglietta (WF).

Galef raised $62,458 for her campaign while Gouldman raised $73,342 and Quaglietta raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 90 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra Galef (D) 35,852
William Gouldman (R) 16,250
Richard Quaglietta (WF) 1,197

Campaign donors


In 2010, Galef received $51,832 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]


In the 2008 election, Galef raised a total of $62,458.[5]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
New York State Association of Realtors $3,103
Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy CMTE $2,000
PMHC Realty Corp $1,000
Nine Other Donor's, Each Donating $1,000[5] $1,000

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Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 90
Succeeded by