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U.S. Senate delegation from New York

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from New York.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from New York are:


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Chuck Schumer
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, New York 1999January 3, 2017November 8, 2016LinkAlfonse M. D'Amato (R)
Kirsten Gillibrand
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, New York 2009January 3, 2019November 2018LinkHillary Rodham Clinton (D)

Election history


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Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKirsten Gillibrand Incumbent 67.6% 4,808,878
     Republican Wendy Long 24.7% 1,755,466
     Green Colia Clark 0.6% 42,442
     Libertarian Chris Edes 0.4% 31,894
     CSP John Mangelli 0.3% 21,985
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6.4% 455,963
Total Votes 7,116,628
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. Senate Results"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Hillary Clinton won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated John Spencer (R), Howie Hawkins (G), Jeffrey T. Russell (L), Roger Calero (Socialist Workers) and William Van Auken (Socialist Equality) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHillary Clinton incumbent 64% 3,008,428
     Republican John Spencer 29.6% 1,392,189
     Green Howie Hawkins 1.2% 55,469
     Libertarian Jeffrey T. Russell 0.4% 20,996
     Socialist Workers Roger Calero 0.1% 6,967
     Socialist Equality William Van Auken 0.1% 6,004
     N/A Blank/Scattering 4.5% 210,579
Total Votes 4,700,632

2000
On November 7, 2000, Hillary Clinton won election to the United States Senate. She defeated Rick Lazio (R), Mark J. Dunau (G), Jeffrey E. Graham (Independence), John O. Adefope (Right to Life), John Clifton (L), Louis P. Wein (Constitution) and Jacob J. Perasso (Socialist Workers) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHillary Clinton 53.8% 3,747,310
     Republican Rick Lazio 41.9% 2,915,730
     Green Mark J. Dunau 0.6% 40,991
     Independence Jeffrey E. Graham 0.6% 43,181
     Right to Life John O. Adefope 0.3% 21,439
     Libertarian John Clifton 0.1% 4,734
     Constitution Louis P. Wein 0% 3,414
     Socialist Workers Jacob J. Perasso 0% 3,040
     N/A Blank/Scattering 2.6% 179,823
Total Votes 6,959,662


Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Kirsten Gillibrand won re-election to the United States Senate. She defeated Joseph J. DioGuardi (R), Cecile A. Lawrence (Green), John Clifton (Libertarian), Joseph Huff (Rent Is 2 Damn High), Vivia Morgan (Anti-Prohibition) and Bruce Blakeman (Tax Revolt) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, New York Special Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKirsten Gillibrand incumbent 59.6% 2,837,684
     Republican Joseph J. DioGuardi 33.3% 1,582,693
     Green Cecile A. Lawrence 0.7% 35,489
     Libertarian John Clifton 0.4% 18,414
     Rent Is 2 Damn High Joseph Huff 0.4% 17,019
     Anti-Prohibition Vivia Morgan 0.2% 11,787
     Tax Revolt Bruce Blakeman 0.1% 4,516
     Blank/Scattering N/A 5.3% 250,033
Total Votes 4,757,635

2004
On November 2, 2004, Chuck Schumer won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Howard Mills (R), Marilyn F. O'Grady (Conservative), David E. McReynolds (G), Donald Silberger (L), Martin Koppel (Socialist Workers) and Abraham Hirschfelt (Builders) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChuck Schumer incumbent 62.1% 4,384,907
     Republican Howard Mills 23% 1,625,069
     Conservative Marilyn F. O'Grady 3.1% 220,960
     Green David E. McReynolds 0.5% 36,942
     Libertarian Donald Silberger 0.3% 19,073
     Socialist Workers Martin Koppel 0.2% 14,811
     Builders Abraham Hirschfeld 0.2% 16,196
     N/A Write-in 10.5% 744,943
Total Votes 7,062,901

1998
On November 3, 1998, Chuck Schumer won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Alfonse D'Amato (R), Corinne E. Kurtz (Marijuana Reform), Joel Kovel (G), William P. McMillen (L), Rose Ann Berbeo (Socialist Workers) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, New York General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChuck Schumer 53.7% 2,386,314
     Republican Alfone D'Amato 37.8% 1,680,203
     Marijuana Reform Corinne E. Kurtz 0.8% 34,281
     Green Joel Kovel 0.3% 14,735
     Libertarian William P. McMillen 0.2% 8,223
     Socialist Workers Rose Ann Berbeo 0.1% 3,513
     N/A Write-in 7.2% 319,072
Total Votes 4,446,341

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from New York
Party Total
     Democratic 19
     Republican 30
     Federalist 7
     Democratic-Republican 1
     Whig 1
     Jacksonian 1
     Conservative 1
Total Senators 60
Class 1 Senators from New York
Senators Years Served Party
Philip J. Schuyler 1789-1791 Federalist
Aaron Burr 1791-1797 Republican
Philip J. Schuyler 1797-1798 Federalist
John S. Hobart 1798-1798 Federalist
William North 1798-1798 Federalist
James Watson 1798-1800 Federalist
Gouverneur Morris 1800-1803 Federalist
Theodorus Bailey 1803-1804 Republican
John Armstrong, Jr. 1804-1804 Republican
Samuel L. Mitchill 1804-1809 Republican
Obadiah German 1809-1815 Republican
Nathan Sanford 1815-1821 Republican
Martin Van Buren 1821-1828 Republican
Charles E. Dudley 1829-1833 Jacksonian
Nathaniel P. Tallmadge 1833-1844 Democratic
Daniel S. Dickinson 1844-1851 Democratic
Hamilton Fish 1851-1857 Whig
Preston King 1857-1863 Republican
Edwin D. Morgan 1863-1869 Republican
Reuben E. Fenton 1869-1875 Republican
Francis Kernan 1875-1881 Democratic
Thomas C. Platt 1881-1881 Republican
Warner Miller 1881-1887 Republican
Frank Hiscock 1887-1893 Republican
Edward Murphy, Jr. 1893-1899 Democratic
Chauncey M. Depew 1899-1911 Republican
James A. O'Gorman 1911-1917 Democratic
William M. Calder 1917-1923 Republican
Royal S. Copeland 1923-1938 Democratic
James M. Mead 1938-1947 Democratic
Irving M. Ives 1947-1959 Republican
Kenneth B. Keating 1959-1965 Republican
Robert F. Kennedy 1965-1968 Democratic
Charles E. Goodell 1968-1971 Republican
James L. Buckley 1971-1977 Conservative
Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1977-2001 Democratic
Hillary Rodham Clinton 2001-2009 Democratic
Kirsten Gillibrand 2009-Present Democratic


Class 3 Senators from New York
Senators Years Served Party
Rufus King 1789-1796 Federalist
John Laurance 1796-1800 Federalist
John Armstrong, Jr. 1800-1802 Republican
De Witt Clinton 1802-1803 Republican
John Armstrong, Jr. 1803-1804 Republican
John Smith 1804-1813 Republican
Rufus King 1813-1825 Federalist
Nathan Sanford 1826-1831 Democratic-Republican
William L. Marcy 1831-1833 Democratic
Silas Wright, Jr. 1833-1844 Democratic
Henry A. Foster 1844-1845 Democratic
John A. Dix 1845-1849 Democratic
William H. Seward 1849-1861 Republican
Ira Harris 1861-1867 Republican
Roscoe Conkling 1867-1881 Republican
Elbridge G. Lapham 1881-1885 Republican
William M. Evarts 1885-1891 Republican
David B. Hill 1892-1897 Democratic
Thomas C. Platt 1897-1909 Republican
Elihu Root 1909-1915 Republican
James W. Wadsworth, Jr. 1915-1927 Republican
Robert F. Wagner 1927-1949 Democratic
John Foster Dulles 1949-1949 Republican
Herbert H. Lehman 1949-1957 Democratic
Jacob K. Javits 1957-1981 Republican
Alfonse M. D'Amato 1981-1999 Republican
Charles Schumer 1999-Present Democratic

See also

References

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from New York
Party Total
     Democratic 19
     Republican 30
     Federalist 7
     Democratic-Republican 1
     Whig 1
     Jacksonian 1
     Conservative 1
Total Senators 60
Class 1 Senators from New York
Senators Years Served Party
Philip J. Schuyler 1789-1791 Federalist
Aaron Burr 1791-1797 Republican
Philip J. Schuyler 1797-1798 Federalist
John S. Hobart 1798-1798 Federalist
William North 1798-1798 Federalist
James Watson 1798-1800 Federalist
Gouverneur Morris 1800-1803 Federalist
Theodorus Bailey 1803-1804 Republican
John Armstrong, Jr. 1804-1804 Republican
Samuel L. Mitchill 1804-1809 Republican
Obadiah German 1809-1815 Republican
Nathan Sanford 1815-1821 Republican
Martin Van Buren 1821-1828 Republican
Charles E. Dudley 1829-1833 Jacksonian
Nathaniel P. Tallmadge 1833-1844 Democratic
Daniel S. Dickinson 1844-1851 Democratic
Hamilton Fish 1851-1857 Whig
Preston King 1857-1863 Republican
Edwin D. Morgan 1863-1869 Republican
Reuben E. Fenton 1869-1875 Republican
Francis Kernan 1875-1881 Democratic
Thomas C. Platt 1881-1881 Republican
Warner Miller 1881-1887 Republican
Frank Hiscock 1887-1893 Republican
Edward Murphy, Jr. 1893-1899 Democratic
Chauncey M. Depew 1899-1911 Republican
James A. O'Gorman 1911-1917 Democratic
William M. Calder 1917-1923 Republican
Royal S. Copeland 1923-1938 Democratic
James M. Mead 1938-1947 Democratic
Irving M. Ives 1947-1959 Republican
Kenneth B. Keating 1959-1965 Republican
Robert F. Kennedy 1965-1968 Democratic
Charles E. Goodell 1968-1971 Republican
James L. Buckley 1971-1977 Conservative
Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1977-2001 Democratic
Hillary Rodham Clinton 2001-2009 Democratic
Kirsten Gillibrand 2009-Present Democratic


Class 3 Senators from New York
Senators Years Served Party
Rufus King 1789-1796 Federalist
John Laurance 1796-1800 Federalist
John Armstrong, Jr. 1800-1802 Republican
De Witt Clinton 1802-1803 Republican
John Armstrong, Jr. 1803-1804 Republican
John Smith 1804-1813 Republican
Rufus King 1813-1825 Federalist
Nathan Sanford 1826-1831 Democratic-Republican
William L. Marcy 1831-1833 Democratic
Silas Wright, Jr. 1833-1844 Democratic
Henry A. Foster 1844-1845 Democratic
John A. Dix 1845-1849 Democratic
William H. Seward 1849-1861 Republican
Ira Harris 1861-1867 Republican
Roscoe Conkling 1867-1881 Republican
Elbridge G. Lapham 1881-1885 Republican
William M. Evarts 1885-1891 Republican
David B. Hill 1892-1897 Democratic
Thomas C. Platt 1897-1909 Republican
Elihu Root 1909-1915 Republican
James W. Wadsworth, Jr. 1915-1927 Republican
Robert F. Wagner 1927-1949 Democratic
John Foster Dulles 1949-1949 Republican
Herbert H. Lehman 1949-1957 Democratic
Jacob K. Javits 1957-1981 Republican
Alfonse M. D'Amato 1981-1999 Republican
Charles Schumer 1999-Present Democratic

See also

References