|New York State Assembly District 64|
|January 1, 1977-Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||37|
|Speaker of the House|
|Base salary||Comparison of state legislative salaries|
|Per diem||$171/day and $61/half-day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November, 1976|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|J.D.||Brooklyn Law School|
|Birthday||February 13, 1944|
|Place of birth||New York, New York|
Silver's professional experiences include an attorney in private practice and law secretary for Civil Court Judge Francis Pecora.
Silver earned a BA from Yeshiva University and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Silver has been appointed to the following committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Silver served on the following committees:
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012
Silver is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 65. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. Wave Chan is running unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. 
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Silver ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.
|New York State Assembly, District 64 2010|
|Sheldon Silver (D)||16,881|
On November 4, 2008 Silver won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 64, defeating opponent Danniel Maio (R).
Silver raised $473,580 for his campaign while Maio raised $8,607.
|New York State Assembly, District 64 2008|
|Sheldon Silver (D)||27,632|
|Danniel Maio (R)||7,387|
In 2010, a year in which Silver was up for re-election, he collected $576,039 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sheldon Silver's campaign in 2010|
|New York State Health Care Providers||$7,800|
|New York State Funeral Directors Association||$7,600|
|Uniformed Sanitation Men's Association Local 831||$7,600|
|New York State Court Clerks Association||$6,800|
|Bond Schoeneck & King||$5,800|
|Total Raised in 2010||$576,039|
In 2008, a year in which Silver was up for re-election, he collected $473,580 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|New York State Assembly 2008 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sheldon Silver's campaign in 2008|
|New York State Trial Lawyers||$7,600|
|AFSCME District Council 37||$6,301|
|Five groups that each gave:||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2008||$473,580|
Silver and his wife, Rosa, have four children; Edward, Janine, Michelle, and Esther.
- New York Assembly - Rep. Sheldon Silver
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- New York State Assembly "Rules Committee," Accessed May 18, 2012
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.
- New York Times NY state legislative election results
- Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York
- 2010 contributions to Sheldon Silver
- 2008 contributions to Sheldon Silver
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Silver
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