|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 81st district
|Preceded by||G. Oliver Koppell|
December 3, 1954 |
Bronx, New York
|Residence||Bronx, New York|
|Alma mater||Lehman College
Brooklyn Law School
He was chosen in a special election held in 1994 to replace G. Oliver Koppell. Dinowitz previously served as Democratic District Leader from 1986 to 1994. He has also served as a Democratic State Committeeman (1978), and as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. He has also served as President of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club three times in the past and remains an active member of the club to this day.
As an Assemblyman, Dinowitz chairs the Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection, as well as serving as a member of several other standing committees.
Prior to entering the Assembly, Dinowitz served for a decade as an administrative law judge for New York State.
He and his wife Sylvia have been married since 1978. They have two children: Kara and Eric.
- Official New York State Assembly Member Website.
- Gotham Gazette's Eye On Albany: New York State Assembly: District 81
- Project Vote Smart: Interest Group Ratings
- Dinowitz's response to the 2010 Candidate Questionnaire for State Senate and Assembly from the 504 Democratic Club of New York City
|New York Assembly|
G. Oliver Koppell
|New York State Assembly, 81st District
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