David Buchwald

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David Buchwald
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 93rd district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded byRobert Castelli
Personal details
Born (1978-12-06) December 6, 1978 (age 40)
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceWhite Plains, New York[1]
Alma materB.S., Yale University, '00
M.P.P., John F. Kennedy School of Government, '07
J.D., Harvard Law School, '07
WebsiteOfficial website

David Buchwald is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 93, which includes the towns of Bedford, Harrison, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, New Castle, North Castle, North Salem, Pound Ridge and the City of White Plains.[2] He was first elected on November 6, 2012, when he defeated the incumbent office holder. He is running for Congress in 2020 to replace retiring incumbent Nita Lowey[3], and is competing against David Carlucci, New York’s 38th district senator and attorney Mondaire Jones of Rockland County.

Early life and education[edit]

David Buchwald was born in Larchmont, New York. He attended Yale University, where he received a B.S. in physics. He later went on to receive a M.P.P. at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.[4]

Career before politics[edit]

Before running for New York State Assembly, Buchwald worked at the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. He also interned for Congresswoman Nita Lowey.[4]

Political career[edit]

Buchwald was first elected in 2012 when he unseated incumbent Robert Castelli. He has subsequently won re-election in 2014, 2016, and 2018.[4]


  1. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. ^ "93rd District Map" (PDF). Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  3. ^ Buchwald, David (2019-10-13). "Our next Congressmember needs to have the same integrity, progressive vision & true blue values as Nita Lowey. I'm David Buchwald - a Democrat & proud progressive -announcing my candidacy for NY17. Lara & I are excited to take on Donald Trump & fight for the values we hold dear.pic.twitter.com/UPg94VBP3P". @DavidBuchwald. Retrieved 2019-10-13.
  4. ^ a b c "The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. Retrieved 2019-01-15.

External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Robert Castelli, 89th District at the time
New York State Assembly, 93rd District