Graf, 59, of Holbrook, is running on the Republican, Conservative, Independence, Green, Women’s Equality and Reform party lines. He has been a member of the New York Assembly in the 5th District since 2010. Graf has had a private law practice since 2007 and worked for the Legal Aid Society from 2007 to 2010. Previously, he taught in an alternative educational program for children. Graf was a two-term supervisor in the upstate town of Brighton from 1991 to 1995. He was an accounts manager for Wells Fargo from 1990 to 1991. Graf was a police officer with the NYPD from 1980 to 1989. Graf enlisted in the Navy in 1976 and rose to the rank of petty officer third class, receiving an honorable discharge in 1980. He received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh and a law degree from Touro Law School. He was admitted to the bar in New York in 2007 and is a member of the Suffolk County Bar Association.