Andrew Stein

New York Politician
Born Mar 4, 1945
Age 71
Political Party Democratic Partyl
Other Names Stein, Andrew J.;...

Andrew Stein was a Democratic politician who served on the New York City Council and was its last President, and as Manhattan Borough President. Stein's father is Jerry Finkelstein, the retired multi-millionaire publisher of the New York Law Journal, among other publications. Andrew Stein shortened his name when he entered politics.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born in 1945.


1968 23 Years Old Stein attended Southampton College and was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1968 and served in that office for nine years. … Read More


1977 32 Years Old In 1977, Stein was elected as the Borough President of Manhattan, defeating New York City Clerk David N. Dinkins in the primary. Stein defeated Dinkins in the 1981 primary for the borough presidency.
1984 39 Years Old He was the Democratic nominee for Congress in the "Silk Stocking District" on Manhattan's East Side in 1984, but was defeated by incumbent Republican Bill Green.


1985 40 Years Old Stein declined a race for a third term as borough president in 1985 to run for City Council President. … Read More
1989 44 Years Old Stein was re-elected City Council President in 1989. … Read More
1993 48 Years Old In 1993, Stein announced he would challenge Mayor Dinkins in the primary. … Read More


2010 65 Years Old On May 27, 2010, Stein was indicted and arrested for lying about his involvement during the investigation of the multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme involving Ken Starr, a financial advisor to various Hollywood celebrities. He pled guilty and was sentenced to 500 hours of community service. Stein has been married twice: He and his first wife have one daughter named Paige. Stein's second marriage to attorney, Lynn Forester, lasted from 1983 to 1993 with the couple having two sons: Ben and Jake Stein. According to a report in the New York Post on October 10, 2007, Stein had begun dating the conservative writer Ann Coulter. When asked about the relationship, Stein told the paper, "She's attacked a lot of my friends, but what can I say, opposites attract!" On January 7, 2008, Stein told the Post that the relationship was over citing irreconcilable differences. … Read More
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