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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)

  • District: Junior Senator from New York
  • Residence: Brunswick
  • Born: December 9, 1966; Albany, N.Y.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Husband, Jonathan Gillibrand; two children
  • Education: Dartmouth College, A.B. 1988 (Asian studies); U. of California, Los Angeles, J.D. 1991
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 2007-09; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st full term); Appointed January 2009
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Commodities & Markets; Livestock and Dairy - Chairwoman; Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Food & Agricultural Research); Armed Services (Airland; Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Personnel - Chairwoman); Environment & Public Works (Superfund, Toxics & Environmental Health; Transportation & Infrastructure; Water & Wildlife); Special Aging
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State Information: New York

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WFM) 4,816,880 72.2%
Wendy Long (R, C) 1,758,089 26.4%
Colia Clark (GREEN) 42,546 0.6%
Chris Edes (LIBERT) 31,980 0.5%
John Mangelli (CS) 22,031 0.3%
2010 special Kirsten Gillibrand (D) 2,837,589 62.9%
Joseph DioGuardi (R) 1,582,603 35.1%
Cecile Lawrence (GREEN) 35,487 0.8%
John Clifton (LIBERT) 18,414 0.4%
Joseph Huff (RTH) 17,018 0.4%
Vivia Morgan (I) 11,785 0.3%
Bruce Blakeman (I) 4,516 0.1%
2006 general Hillary Clinton (D, INDC, WFM) 3,008,428 67%
John Spencer (R, C) 1,392,189 31%
Howie Hawkins (GREEN) 55,469 1.2%
Jeffrey Russell (LIBERT) 20,996 0.5%
Roger Calero (SW) 6,967 0.2%
William Van Auken (SE) 6,004 0.1%
2000 general Hillary Clinton (D, L, WFM) 3,747,310 55.3%
Rick Lazio (R, C) 2,915,730 43%
Jeff Graham (INDC) 43,181 0.6%
Mark Dunau (GREEN) 40,991 0.6%
John Adefope (RTL) 21,439 0.3%
John Clifton (LIBERT) 4,734 0.1%
Louis Wein (CNSTP) 3,414 0%
Jacob Perasso (SW) 3,040 0%
1994 general Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D, L) 2,646,541 55.2%
Bernadette Castro (R, C, TCN) 1,988,308 41.5%
Henry F. Hewes (RTL) 95,954 2%
Ismael Betancourt Jr. (IF) 26,650 0.6%
Norma Segal (LIBERT) 17,991 0.4%
Naomi L. Craine (SW) 14,892 0.3%
1988 general Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D) 4,048,649 67%
Robert R. McMillan (R) 1,875,784 31%
1982 general Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D) 3,232,146 65%
Florence Sullivan (R) 1,696,766 34%
1976 general Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D) 3,422,594 54%
James L. Buckley (R) 2,836,633 45%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 62.91% John McCain: 36.04%
2012 : 62.52% : 36.1%
2004 John Kerry: 58% George W. Bush: 40%
2000 Al Gore: 60% George W. Bush: 35%
1996 Bill Clinton: 59% Robert Dole: 31%
1992 Bill Clinton: 50% George H. W. Bush: 34%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 52% George H. W. Bush: 48%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 46% :

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