|New York State Senate, District 36|
|Party||Independence Party of New York State|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Collins' campaign website highlights the following issues:
New Leadership, New Vision
- Excerpt: "More than one in four families is living in poverty in the Bronx. Basic living needs including quality health care, educational success and public safety are impeded. If elected as your New York State Senator, my main focus would be you. My goal is to work for you and improve the quality of life in all areas."
Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "I will work with small business communities and active business associations to promote and strengthen their relationship so that they will work collectively to enhance the quality of life for the business owners and residents within our area. I will fight for more funding to increase the economic growth in the district and increase job opportunities."
- Excerpt: "As your New York State Senator, I will diligently work for our community to bring resources and programs to this area. I am a parent of four and I have a vested interest in the improvement of our schools across the board for both Mount Vernon and the Bronx."
- Excerpt: "I will fight for seniors. My goal is to achieve better access to senior services programs and benefits. Many of our seniors are struggling to make ends meet, suffering from hunger, physical, mental, health and financial hardships."
- Excerpt: "I will continue to fight for the availability of affordable housing in our district. I will work with our local officials to develop a plan to meet the tax cap initiative to bring some reprieve to homeowners."
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of New York State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Ruth Hassell-Thompson defeated Crystal Collins in the Democratic primary, while Robert Diamond was unopposed in the Republican primary. Collins is also running on the Independence Party of New York State ticket and Diamond is also running on the Conservative Party ticket. Hassell-Thompson, Diamond and Collins (IND) will face off in the general election.
|New York State Senate, District 36 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Ruth Hassell-Thompson Incumbent||83.9%||9,807|
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