|New York State Assembly District 55|
|2003 - Present|
|January 7, 2013|
|Years in position||11|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
Boyland's professional experiences include intern for United States Congressmen Major Owens; intern for United States Congressman "Ed" Towns; and staff for Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Douglass Wilder.
Boyland attended Virginia State University.
Allegations of corruption
On March 10, 2011, Boyland surrendered to federal authorities after being charged with corruption as the result of an FBI investigation. The 53-page criminal complaint details two schemes, one that Boyland was allegedly involved in. Charges were also filed against state Senator Carl Kruger and six others.
The complaint accuses David Rosen of MediSys Health Systems and Robert Aquino of Parkway Hospital of allegedly trying to bribe Kruger in return for getting a proposed merger passed, while Boyland is accused of accepting a no-show job for his role in the deal.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Boyland has been appointed to the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York State Assembly
- Banks Committee, New York State Assembly
- Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York State Assembly
- Housing Committee, New York State Assembly
- Local Governments Committee, New York State Assembly
- Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizen Programs, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Boyland served on the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York Assembly
- Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizen Programs
- Banks Committee, New York Assembly
- Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly
- Housing Committee, New York Assembly
- Local Governments Committee, New York Assembly
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012
Boyland is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 55. He is running against Nathan Bradley, Anthony T. Jones, Christopher J. Durosinmi, Roy Antoine, Anthony L. Herbert, and David R. Miller in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. Jonathan H. Anderson is running unopposed in the Republican primary. Bilal Malik is running unopposed in the Independence Party of New York State. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. 
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Boyland ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Robert Marshall (R) 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 55 2010|
|William Boyland (D)||15,332|
|Robert Marshall (R)||543|
On November 4, 2008 Boyland won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 55, defeating opponent Jonathan Anderson (R).
Boyland raised $0 for his campaign while Anderson raised $0.
|New York State Assembly, District 55 2008|
|William Boyland (D)||27,326|
|Jonathan Anderson (R)||516|
In 2010, Boyland received $30,950 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to William Boyland's campaign in 2010|
|Fernandez Jose E||$3,800|
|Total Raised in 2010||$30,950|
In 2008, a year in which Boyland was up for re-election, he collected $0 in donations.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "William + Boyland + New York + Assembly"
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- New York Assembly - Rep. William Boyland
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Boyland
- New York Times, "2 State Legislators Surrender in Corruption Case," March 10, 2011
- Wall Street Journal, "Eight Charged in Albany Bribery Scheme," March 10, 2011
- 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
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributions to William Boyland
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