Aug. 30, 2014 SIGN IN | REGISTER

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
Member Photo

See Kirsten Gillibrand's full CQ Member Profile, including in-depth political biographies of all members of Congress with CQ's analysis of what makes each member tick. CQ Member Profiles also provides:

  • Staff contacts
  • Voting records
  • Interest group ratings
  • Detailed district information
  • Vote studies on each member's record

State Information: New York

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (U.S. senator) 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 (U.S. senator) 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%
write-ins (WRI) 1,161 0%
2008 general (NY-20 representative) Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WFM) 193,651 62.1%
Sandy Treadwell (R, INDC, C) 118,031 37.9%
2006 general (NY-20 representative) Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WFM) 125,168 53.1%
John Sweeney (R, INDC, C) 110,554 46.9%
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% :

SIGN IN




OR

SUBSCRIBE

Want Roll Call on your doorstep?