Democrat Maffei claimed victory in the race for the 24th Congressional District on Nov. 7, 2012. Ann Marie Buerkle, R-Onondaga Hill, conceded the election after trailing Maffei by more than 14,000 votes.
Occupation: A senior adviser with law firm of Manatt, Phelps and Phillips beginning in June 2011 and an adjunct professor at SUNY-ESF, teaching a course on politics of environmental policy in fall 2011; a senior fellow at D.C. think tank Third Way in 2011
Education: Nottingham High School, 1986; B.A. from Brown University, 1990; M.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; M.A. from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
Family: Wife, Abby
Community Involvement: member of the Spanish Action League, the Tech Central Community Advisory Board and Donors Choose; member of the DeWitt Rotary Club; former member of Communications Workers of America
Previous Political Experience
U.S. Representative for the 25th Congressional District, 2008-2010
Press Secretary for Senator Bill Bradley, 1986
Senior Staff Member for House Ways and Means Committee
Manager of Mayor Matt Driscoll’s re-election campaign, 2005
Friends of Dan Maffei
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Syracuse, NY 13201
The 24th Congressional District was the 25th Congressional District until redistricting in 2012. The newly drawn 24th Congressional District includes Cayuga, Onondaga and Wayne counties, and western Oswego County.
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