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New York Senate Race

Incumbent -- Charles E. Schumer (D) ; Running for re-election

Safe Democratic
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Updated Oct. 14, 2010

Schumer's lead over businessman Jay Townsend (R) may have slipped to just 20 points in late September, but don't expect this race to close much further.

Schumer reported more than $23 million in his war chest at the of the summer. Townsend had almost $11,000.

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Enough said.

 

State Information

U.S. Senate Delegation: 2 Democrats
U.S. House Delegation:

New York's Other Senator

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand-D
First Elected: 2009 (1st term)
Last Elected: 2008 (62.13%)

State Offices

Governor: Andrew M. Cuomo, D
First Elected: 2010 (1st term)
State House Control: Democratic
State Senate Control: Republican

State Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Charles Schumer (D) 3,047,775 66.3%
Jay Townsend (R) 1,480,337 32.2%
Colia Clark (GREEN) 42,341 0.9%
Randy Credico (LIBERT) 24,869 0.5%
2004 general Charles Schumer (D, INDC, WFM) 4,769,824 71.2%
Howard Mills (R) 1,625,069 24.2%
Marilyn O'Grady (C) 220,960 3.3%
David McReynolds (GREEN) 36,942 0.6%
Donald Silberger (LIBERT) 19,073 0.3%
Abraham Hirschfeld (BLD) 16,196 0.2%
Martin Koppel (SW) 14,811 0.2%
1998 general Charles E. Schumer (D, INDC, L) 2,551,065 54.6%
Alfonse M. D'Amato (R, C, RTL) 2,058,988 44.1%
Corinne E. Kurtz (MRF) 34,281 0.7%
Joel Kovel (GREEN) 14,735 0.3%
William P. McMillen (LIBERT) 8,223 0.2%
Rose Ana Berbeo (SW) 3,513 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 + : :
2008 Barack Obama: 62.91% John McCain: 36.04%
2004 John Kerry: 58% George W. Bush: 40%
2000 Al Gore: 60% George W. Bush: 35%
+ Nearly complete, unofficial returns

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