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Rep. Dan Donovan Jr. [R, NY-11]
District 11, New York


Dan Donovan, Jr. was elected Richmond County District Attorney in November 2003, becoming the first Republican elected District Attorney in New York City in over fifty years. He was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2007 and 2011 with nearly 70% of the vote. Prior to being elected District Attorney, Dan served the people of New York for over two decades.


Dan began his career as a prosecutor serving eight years under Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau where he prosecuted major narcotics cases throughout the city. After leaving Morgenthau's office, Dan began serving his native Staten Island in 1996 as Chief of Staff to then Borough President Guy V. Molinari. In January 2002, Dan was appointed Deputy Borough President, serving under Borough President James P. Molinaro. Dan's record of service was recognized by his peers, he was elected President of the New York State District Attorney's association.


Dan Donovan was appointed the New York State Director for the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), the world's oldest and largest professional organization representing criminal prosecutors. Additionally, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York awarded its "Diversity Champion Award" to Donovan for increasing Diversity in the DA's office and for raising the office's standards.


D.O.B 11/06/1956
Location New York
Office 1541 Longworth House Office Building
Party Republican
Phone 202-225-3371

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