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*[http://politics.newsday.com/politician.php?id=63 ''Newsday'' Candidate profile and recent coverage]
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Carl Marcellino
Carl Marcellino.jpg
New York Senate District 5
In office
1995 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 20
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 14, 1995
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNew York University
Master'sNew York University
Date of birthDecember 23, 1942
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
Office website
Carl L. Marcellino (b. December 23, 1942) is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 1995.


Marcellino earned his BA and MS in Biological Science from New York University, and his Professional Diploma in Administration and Supervision from St. John's University Graduate School. His professional experience includes being a member of the Syosset Central School District Board, working as the Clerk for the Town of Oyster Bay from 1987 to 1995, as a Science Teacher for the New York City Public School System, and as an Assistant Principal for Administration at Grover Cleveland High School.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Marcellino served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Environmental Conservation
Investigations and Government Operations, Chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Marcellino served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Marcellino served on these committees:


Marcellino discusses a new DWI law[1]

Campaign themes


Marcellino senate website highlighted the following as his main priorities:

  • The Environment: "Senator Marcellino has built a reputation as the champion of significant environmental legislation and has written over 100 environmental laws. His efforts have been recognized by the League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club, he has received numerous environmental awards including being named "Conservationist of the Year," by the Adirondack Council... Senator Marcellino's environmental accomplishments include being the prime sponsor of the landmark Brownfield/Superfund Reform Law, the Pesticide Notification Law and the Nation's first law phasing out the groundwater contaminate MTBE from gasoline."
  • Public Health and Safety: "He worked tirelessly to see that his legislation banning the use of hand held cell phones while driving in New York State became the first law of its kind in the United States. He was the prime sponsor of the "Stephanie's Law" which made it a felony to engage in video voyeurism, the Unpaid Wages Prohibition Act, the disability registry that provides vital information to aid in rescues and evacuations, and the permanent COLA bill, granting retirees from state service annual cost-of-living adjustments. Senator Marcellino also established the Breast Cancer Science Board and Breast Cancer Registry."



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Marcellino ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 5. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012; he also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets. Marcellino defeated David Wright (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

New York State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Marcellino Incumbent 59.8% 73,824
     Democratic David Wright 40.2% 49,528
Total Votes 123,352


Marcellino was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic Primary. He defeated Lawrence Silverman (D) in the November 2 general election.[3] He ran as a member of the Republican, Independence, Tax Revolt, and Conservative party.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 5 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carl Marcellino (R) 58,064
Lawrence Silverman (D) 35,336


On November 4, 2008 Carl Marcellino won the election for New York State Senate, District 5 with 79,645 votes.

Marcellino raised $368,285 for his campaign.[4]

New York State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carl Marcellino (R) 66,007
Matthew T. Meng (D) 51,130

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Listed below are the largest contributors to Marcellino's 2010 campaign.[5]


Listed below are the five largest contributors to Carl Marcellino's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends for the election of Dean Skelos $9,500
New York State Beer Wholesalers Association $8,000
Nassau Country Police Benevolent Association $7,000
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $6,500
New York State United Teachers $6,000


Marcellino and his wife Patricia have two children.

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