11 Facts About Andrew Stein


Andrew Stein was born on Andrew J Finkelstein; March 4,1945 and is an American Democratic politician who served on the New York City Council and was its last president, and as Manhattan Borough President.

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Andrew Stein was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1969 to 1977, sitting in the 178th, 179th, 180th, 181st and 182nd New York State Legislatures.

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Andrew Stein was well known for his series of public hearings into the management practices of nursing homes in the state.

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In 1977, Stein was elected as borough president of Manhattan, defeating Robert F Wagner Jr.

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Andrew Stein defeated Dinkins again in the 1981 Democratic primary for the borough presidency.

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Andrew Stein was the Democratic nominee for Congress in the "Silk Stocking District" on Manhattan's East Side in 1984, but was defeated by incumbent Republican S William Green.

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Andrew Stein declined a race for a third term as borough president in 1985 to run for city council president.

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In 1993, Andrew Stein announced he would challenge Mayor Dinkins in the primary.

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Andrew Stein retired from the city council presidency and from public life in the city.

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On May 27,2010, Andrew Stein was indicted and arrested for lying about his involvement during the investigation of the multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme involving Ken Starr, a financial advisor to various Hollywood celebrities.

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Andrew Stein pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor tax evasion charge and was sentenced to 500 hours of community service.

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