James Sanders, Jr.
|James Sanders, Jr.|
|New York State Senate District 10|
|January 1, 2013 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$171/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Far Rockaway High School|
|Bachelor's||Brooklyn College (1984)|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
Sanders earned a Bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College in 1984. His professional experience includes serving on the New York City Council since 2002, representing the 31st district. He was prevented from running for re-election in 2012 due to term limits.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sanders served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Civil Service and Pensions|
|• Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business|
|• Social Services|
|• Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Sanders ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 10. He defeated incumbent Shirley L. Huntley and Gian A. Jones in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012 and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Senate, District 10, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||James Sanders, Jr.||100%||67,474|
|New York State Senate, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|James Sanders, Jr.||56.6%||5,322|
|Shirley Huntley Incumbent||39.9%||3,747|
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- New York City Council, "James Sanders Jr," accessed August 23, 2012
- New York Daily News, "Councilman James Sanders Jr. ‘all in’ for state Senate District 10," May 10, 2012
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
Shirley Huntley (D)
|New York State Senate District 10
| Succeeded by|