Edward Braunstein

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Edward Braunstein
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 26th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Ann-Margaret Carrozza
Personal details
Born (1981-04-21) April 21, 1981 (age 33)[1]
Manhasset, New York[1]
Political party Democratic
Residence Bayside, Queens[2]
Alma mater SUNY Albany
New York Law School[2]
Profession lawyer, politician
Website Official website

Edward C. "Ed" Braunstein (born April 21, 1981) is an American politician from Bayside, Queens. He is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing the 26th Assembly District in Queens, New York.[1]

Braunstein received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the State University of New York at Albany. After college he worked as a Legislative Assistant in the New York City office of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, while also attending evening classes at New York Law School. He passed the bar exam in February 2009.[2]

He has served on Queens Community Board 11 and was a member of its Parks Committee and Education Committee.[2]

Braunstein won a September 2010 Democratic primary election to replace retiring Assembly member Ann-Margaret Carrozza.[1] In the November 2010 general election he defeated the Conservative-Republican candidate by a vote of 15,264 to 11,043.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Legislative Preview: Meet The New Members". The Capitol. Manhattan Media. January 6, 2011. Retrieved March 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Edward C. Braunstein: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ NYS Board of Elections Assembly Election Returns November 2, 2010. Accessed January 19, 2011.

External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Ann-Margaret Carrozza
New York State Assembly, 26th District
January 1, 2011 – present
Incumbent