Running for:

New York State Assembly District 141

Current Position:

State Assembly (D-NY) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:


Crystal Peoples-Stokes

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Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes became Majority Leader of the New York State Assembly in December 2018 after serving as Buffalo’s141st Assembly District since 2003. Peoples-Stokes earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Master’s Degrees in Student Personnel Administration from Buffalo State College. Stokes also holds an Honorary Doctorate from Medaille College. She worked briefly as a school teacher before joining the Buffalo Urban League and Citizen Action of NY. Peoples-Stokes went on to serve on the Erie County Legislature from 1993 until 2002, being appointed as Majority Leader in 1998.