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Mark Walczyk



Since being elected to serve in the State Legislature, Mark Walczyk has been a voice of reason in Albany. He is a Republican fighter with conservative principles who fights for families, calls out corruption, promotes the economy as well as the future of our region and defends the Constitution.


Soon after graduating from the University of Albany, Mark began a career in public service with a focus on statewide policy and desire to improve life for residents of Upstate New York. Mark joined the staff of state Senator Patty Ritchie in 2011 where his passion for constituent services first emerged. In 2015, Mark was elected to the Watertown City Council, a nonpartisan council.


As an assemblyman, Mark has helped to cultivate an environment for job creation in Northern New York. He has proven to be committed to investing in aging infrastructure all while protecting our precious rivers and lakes. He remains a strong proponent of policy that empowers teachers and gives students the opportunity to be successful in job preparation training at the secondary and collegiate levels.


Mark is the ranking Republican member on the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation and also Elections.   Mark is a member of the following: Committee on Agriculture, Committee on Cities 2, Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, Committee on Internet and Technology, and Committee on Legislative Commision on Rural Resources.


In addition to his dedication to the Empire State, Mark Walczyk has proudly served in the armed forces as a commissioned engineer officer in the United States Army Reserve since 2012.

Mark Walczyk is a member of the US Army Reserve. Use of his military rank, job titles, and photographs in uniform does not imply endorsement by the Department of the Army or Department of Defense



Mark attends New Life Christian Church. He and his wife, Jessica, live in Watertown with their sons Atticus and Byron and their dog Alfred. 

He is a member of the Watertown noontime Rotary Club, the NRA, American Legion Post 61, the Italian American Civic Association, Friends of the MAC Nature Center, the Frederic Remington Art Museum, and a number of other organizations.


49th Senate District

Established in 2022, the 49th New York State Senate District is located in Northern and Mohawk Valley. The district stretches from the magnificent St. Lawrence River on the United States-Canada border through the Adirondacks, and into the Mohawk Valley.

The 49th New York State Senate District consists of:

Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer (part), Oswego (part), Lewis,

St. Lawrence (part) and Jefferson Counties.


Against NYC Political Control

Like you, and many other New Yorkers, Mark believes local government is closer to the people and so serves the people best. You should have a choice when it comes to vaccines. Furthermore, businesses, schools, and local governments should be making decisions about how they want to operate, not Albany or DC political appointees.

No more mandates. Our constitutional republic was never meant for a Governor to crown
themselves king or queen, ruling through executive order and bureaucratic fiat. Mark Walczyk led a campaign to strip Andrew Cuomo of his power.

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