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Kimberly Jean-Pierre

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Kimberly Jean-Pierre is the Assembly member for the 11th District of the New York Assembly. She is a Democrat. The district includes portions of Suffolk County on Long Island, including Amityville, Copiague, Deer Park, East Farmingdale, Lindenhurst, North Amityville, North Babylon, North Lindenhurst, West Babylon, Wheatley Heights, and Wyandanch.

Kimberly Jean-Pierre
Member of the New York Assembly from the 11th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2015
Preceded by Robert Sweeney
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Wheatley Heights, New York
Alma mater Brooklyn College (B.A.)
Stony Brook University (M.A.)
Website Official website

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Life and careerEdit

Jean-Pierre is of Haitian-American descent. A former staffer for North Shore congressman Steve Israel, she graduated from Brooklyn College and later acquired a master's degree in public policy from Stony Brook University.

She resides in Wheatley Heights.

New York AssemblyEdit

In 2014, Assemblyman Robert Sweeney decided to retire, leaving the district open. Jean-Pierre announced her run, and easily attained the nomination before going to win the election with 58% of the vote.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kimberly Jean-Pierre Wins State Assembly Seat". Lindenhurst Patch. 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2015-10-02.

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