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Simcha Felder

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Simcha Felder
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New York State Senate District 17
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Simcha Felder is a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, representing District 17 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families, Chair
Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Felder won election in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 17. Felder defeated Abraham Tischler in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012 and defeated incumbent David Storobin (R) and Abraham Tischler (School Choice Party) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. (While not declared, Felder gained enough write-in votes to defeat Storobin in the Conservative Party primary.)[1][2]

New York State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSimcha Felder 66.4% 39,266
     Republican David Storobin Incumbent 32.7% 19,338
     Independent Abraham Tischler 0.9% 528
Total Votes 59,132


New York State Senate, District 17 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSimcha Felder 82.3% 6,643
Abraham Tischler 17.7% 1,427
Total Votes 8,070
New York State Senate, District 17 Conservative Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSimcha Felder (write-in) 53.6% 113
David Storobin Incumbent 46.4% 98
Total Votes 211

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Preceded by
Martin Malave Dilan (D)
New York State Senate District 17
Succeeded by