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Andrew Cohen (politician)

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Preceded by  G. Oliver Koppell
Religion  Jewish
Political party  Democratic
Name  Andrew Cohen

Spouse(s)  Dr. Heather Erhard
Role  Politician
Children  1
Party  Democratic Party
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Born  August 9, 1969 (age 46) Brooklyn, New York (1969-08-09)
Alma mater  SUNY New Paltz (B.A.) Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.)
Education  Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, State University of New York at New Paltz
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Andrew Cohen (born August 9, 1969) is the Council member for the 11th District of the New York City Council. He is a Democrat. The district includes Bedford Park, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Riverdale, Van Cortlandt Village, Wakefield, and Woodlawn in The Bronx.

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Life and career

Cohen was born in Brooklyn, New York, grew up in Rockaway, Queens and attended SUNY New Paltz. Currently, he is a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and an attorney. He has served as a member of Bronx Community Board 8. Formerly, he worked for Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, as a Court Attorney to a Bronx Supreme Court Justice and most recently taught classes as an Assistant Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

New York City Council

Councilman G. Oliver Koppell was term-limited in 2013 and unable to run for another term, and as a result, Cohen entered the race to succeed him. After winning the primary, he easily was elected to a full term in November 2013.

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