Luis R. Sepúlveda
|Luis R. Sepúlveda|
|Member of the New York Senate|
from the 32nd district
Assumed office |
April 30th, 2018
|Preceded by||Rubén Díaz|
|Member of the New York State Assembly|
from the 87th district
January 1, 2013 – April 30, 2018
|Preceded by||J. Gary Pretlow|
February 11, 1964|
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Julian S. SepulvedaLuis E. Sepulveda
|Residence||West Farms, Bronx, New York, United States|
Hofstra University School of Law
Early life and education
Sepúlveda was born in Brooklyn, New York. Sepúlveda graduated from Hofstra University, in Hempstead, New York, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in the natural sciences in 1988. Sepúlveda later attended the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra on a full scholarship, obtaining his law degree in 1991.
While in the New York State Assembly, Sepúlveda served on the Assembly's Committees on Aging, Agriculture, Banks, Correction, Mental Hygiene, and Housing. Sepúlveda also serves as the chair of the Subcommittee on Transitional Services, dealing with post-incarceration issues.
Sepúlveda's Assembly district covered the Parkchester, Castle Hill, West Farms, Van Nest, and Park Stratton areas. The diverse district includes sizable populations of Latinos, African-Americans, and Southeast Asians, particularly from Bangladesh.
Sepúlveda has a history of endorsing populist progressive candidates. Sepúlveda was the first member of the New York State Assembly to endorse future New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in the 2013 New York City Mayoral primary elections as well as the first Assembly member to endorse de Blasio in his 2017 reelection campaign.
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- Staff (undated). "Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved July 26, 2013.
- "Assemblyman Luis R. Sepúlveda '91". 31 July 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
- "Mayor de Blasio will attend pricey fundraiser for Bronx assemblyman". New York Daily News. 2015-10-18. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
- "Sepulveda endorses de Blasio for re-election". Politico. 2016-12-05. Retrieved 2016-12-05.
|New York Assembly|
J. Gary Pretlow
| New York State Assembly, 87th District
|New York State Senate|
| New York State Senate, 32nd District