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Shelley Mayer
Shelley Mayer.jpg
New York State Assembly District 90
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 20, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 93
March 2012-2013
Bachelor'sUniversity of California Los Angeles
J.D.State University of New York, Buffalo, School of Law
Office website
Campaign website
Shelley Mayer is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 90. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on March 20, 2012.

She previously represented District 93 in the New York State Assembly from March 2012 to 2013.


Mayer earned her B.A. from the University of California Los Angeles in 1975 and her J.D. from State University of New York, Buffalo, School of Law in 1979. Her professional experience includes being Senior Council in the National State Attorney General Program at Columbia Law School from 2011-2012, working as Chief Council at the New York State Senate Democrats from 2007-2011, and serving as Assistant Attorney General in the Office of New York Attorney General Bob Abrams from 1982-1994.[1]

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Mayer ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 90. Mayer ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. She was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 90, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Mayer Incumbent 100% 28,648
Total Votes 28,648

2012 special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Mike Spano (D) resigned in 2011 after being elected Mayor of Yonkers.[4]

Mayer defeated Donnamarie Nolan (R) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Mayer also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.[5][6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Shelley Mayer is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Shelley Mayer raised a total of $210,312 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[7]

Shelley Mayer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 90 Won $-7,853
2006 New York State Assembly, District 93 Defeated $218,165
Grand Total Raised $210,312


General election

Shelley Mayer won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Shelley Mayer raised a total of $-7,853.

Special election

Shelley Mayer won election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Shelley Mayer raised a total of $170,707.


Mayer and her husband, Lee, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sandra Galef (D)
New York Assembly District 90
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mike Spano
New York Assembly District 93
Succeeded by
David Buchwald (D)