New York State Senate Elections 2012

2012 New York State Senate Elections

New York State Senate Elections 2012 Majority Control

New York State Senate
Party As of October 2012 After the 2012 Election
Democratic Party 29 Pending
Republican Party 33 Pending
Total 62 62

New York State Senate Elections 2012 Incumbents Retiring

Name Party Current Office
Owen H. Johnson Republican Senate District 4
James Alesi Republican Senate District 55

New York State Senate Elections Campaign Contributions

Year Number of Candidates Total Contributions
2010 133 $48,466,031
2008 142 $47,019,720
2006 118 $34,814,138
2004 132 $30,017,313
2002 142 $24,443,377

New York State Senate Elections In 2010

Donor Amount
Democratic Senate Campaign Cmte of New York $2,736,038
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte of New York $2,634,450
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $419,400
New York State Trial Lawyers $407,700
New York State United Teachers $391,010
Democratic Senate Campaign Cmte of Colorado $326,262
New York State Correctional Officers $273,600
Nassau County Republican Cmte $250,000
Oppenheimer, Suzi $226,000
New York State AFL-CIO $194,160

List of New York State Senate Elections 2012 Candidates

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 1

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Bridget M. Fleming (Winner)
  • Jennifer J. Maertz

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Kenneth P. LaValle (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Bridget M. Fleming
  • Kenneth P. LaValle (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 2

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Errol D. Toulon, Jr. (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • John J. Flanagan (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Errol D. Toulon, Jr.
  • John J. Flanagan (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 3

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Francis T. Genco (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Lee M. Zeldin (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Francis T. Genco
  • Lee M. Zeldin (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 4

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Ricardo Montano (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Philip M. Boyle (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Ricardo Montano
  • Philip M. Boyle (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 5

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • David B. Wright (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Carl L. Marcellino (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David B. Wright
  • Carl L. Marcellino (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 6

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Ryan E. Cronin (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Kemp Hannon (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Ryan E. Cronin
  • Kemp Hannon (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 7

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Daniel S. Ross (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Jack M. Martins (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Daniel S. Ross
  • Jack M. Martins (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 8

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Carol A. Gordon (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Carol A. Gordon
  • Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 9

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Thomas H. Feffer (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Dean G. Skelos (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Thomas H. Feffer
  • Dean G. Skelos (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 10

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Shirley L. Huntley - Incumbent Huntley first assumed office in 2007.
  • James Sanders, Jr. (Winner)
  • Gian A. Jones

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • James Sanders, Jr. (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 11

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Tony Avella (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Joseph R. Concannon (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Tony Avella (Winner)
  • Joseph R. Concannon

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 12

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Michael N. Gianaris (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Tony A. Arcabascio (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Michael N. Gianaris (Winner)
  • Tony A. Arcabascio

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 13

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Jose R. Peralta (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Jose R. Peralta (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 14

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Malcolm A. Smith (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Malcolm A. Smith (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 15

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Eric A. Ulrich (Winner)

(Independence Party of America) September 13 Independence Primary:

  • Eric A. Ulrich (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (Winner)
  • Eric A. Ulrich

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 16

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • John A. Messer
  • Toby Ann Stavisky (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • J.D. Kim (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Toby Ann Stavisky (Winner)
  • J.D. Kim

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 17

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Simcha Felder (Winner)
  • Abraham Tischler

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • David Storobin (Winner)
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(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Party Primary:

  • David Storobin (Winner)
  • Simcha Felder

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Simcha Felder (Winner)
  • David Storobin
  • Abraham Tischler

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 18

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Martin Malave Dilan (Winner)
  • Jason A. Otano

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Michael E. Freeman-Saulsberre (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Martin Malave Dilan (Winner)
  • Michael E. Freeman-Saulsberre

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 19

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • John L. Sampson (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Jane Neal (Winner)

(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Primary:

  • Elias J. Weir (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • John L. Sampson (Winner)
  • Jane Neal
  • Elias J. Weir

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 20

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Eric Adams (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Rose Laney (Winner)

(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Primary:

  • Brian Kelly (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Eric Adams (Winner)
  • Rose Laney
  • Brian Kelly

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 21

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Kevin S. Parker (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Mindy Meyer (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Kevin S. Parker (Winner)
  • Mindy Meyer

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 22

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Andrew S. Gounardes (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Martin J. Golden (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Andrew S. Gounardes
  • Martin J. Golden (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 23

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Diane J. Savino (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Lisa Grey (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Diane J. Savino (Winner)
  • Lisa Grey

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 24

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Gary W. Carsel (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Andrew J. Lanza (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Gary W. Carsel (Winner)
  • Andrew J. Lanza

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 25

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Velmanette Montgomery (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • John A. Jasilli (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Velmanette Montgomery (Winner)
  • John A. Jasilli

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 26

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Daniel Squadron (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Jacqueline Haro (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Daniel Squadron (Winner)
  • Jacqueline Haro

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 27

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Brad M. Hoylman (Winner)
  • Thomas M. Greco
  • Tanika Inlaw

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed.

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Brad M. Hoylman (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 28

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Liz Krueger (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • David Paul Garland (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Liz Krueger (Winner)
  • David Paul Garland

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 29

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Jose M. Serrano (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed.

(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Primary:

  • Robert Goodman (Winner)

(Green Party) September 13 Green party Primary:

  • Thomas Siracuse (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Jose M. Serrano (Winner)
  • Robert Goodman
  • Thomas Siracuse

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 30

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Bill Perkins (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Bill Perkins (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 31

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Guillermo Linares
  • Adriano Espaillat (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Martin Chicon (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Adriano Espaillat (Winner)
  • Martin Chicon

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 32

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Ruben M. Diaz (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Ruben M. Diaz (Winner)

(Independence Party of America) September 13 Independence Primary:

  • David M. Johnson (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David M. Johnson
  • Ruben M. Diaz (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 33

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • J. Gustavo Rivera (Winner)
  • Manuel R. Tavarez

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Michael E. Walters (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • J. Gustavo Rivera (Winner)
  • Michael E. Walters

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 34

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Jeffrey D. Klein (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Jeffrey D. Klein (Winner)

(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Primary:

  • Elizabeth Perri (Winner)

(Green Party) September 13 Green Party Primary:

  • Carl Lundgren (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Jeffrey D. Klein (Winner)
  • Elizabeth Perri
  • Carl Lundgren

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 35

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Andrea Stewart-Cousins (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Andrea Stewart-Cousins (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 36

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Ruth H. Thompson (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Robert L. Diamond (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Ruth H. Thompson (Winner)
  • Robert L. Diamond

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 37

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • George S. Latimer (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Bob Cohen (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • George S. Latimer (Winner)
  • Bob Cohen (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 38

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • David Carlucci (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Janis A. Castaldi (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David Carlucci (Winner)
  • Janis A. Castaldi

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 39

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Christopher W. Eachus (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • William L. Larkin, Jr. (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Christopher W. Eachus
  • William L. Larkin, Jr. (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 40

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Justin R. Wagner (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Gregory R. Ball (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Justin R. Wagner
  • Gregory R. Ball (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 41

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Terry W. Gipson (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Stephen M. Saland (Winner)
  • Neil A. DiCarlo

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Terry W. Gipson (Winner)
  • Stephen M. Saland
  • Neil A. DiCarlo

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 42

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed.

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • John J. Bonacic (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • John J. Bonacic (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 43

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Robin Andrews (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Kathleen A. Marchione (Winner)
  • Roy J. McDonald

(Conservative Party) September 13 Conservative Primary:

  • Edward J. Gilbert
  • Kathleen A. Marchione (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Robin Andrews
  • Kathleen A. Marchione (Winner)
  • Roy J. McDonald

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 44

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Neil D. Breslin (Winner)
  • Shawn M. Morse

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Green Party) September 13 Green Party Primary:

  • Peter A. LaVenia, Jr. (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Neil D. Breslin (Winner)
  • Peter A. LaVenia, Jr.

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 45

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Elizabeth O'C. Little (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Elizabeth O'C. Little (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 46

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Cecilia F. Tkaczyk (Winner)
  • Monica M. Arias Miranda
  • Thomas E. Dolan

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • George A. Amedore, Jr. (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Cecilia F. Tkaczyk
  • George A. Amedore, Jr.

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 47

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Joseph A. Griffo (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Joseph A. Griffo (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 48

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Amy M. Tresidder (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Patricia A. Ritchie (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Patricia A. Ritchie (Winner)
  • Amy M. Tresidder

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 49

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Madelyn C. Thorne (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Hugh T. Farley (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Madelyn C. Thorne
  • Hugh T. Farley (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 50

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • John A. DeFrancisco (Winner)

(Green Party) September 13 Green Party Primary:

  • Michael F. Donnelly (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • John A. DeFrancisco (Winner)
  • Michael F. Donnelly

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 51

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Howard D. Leib (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • James W. Blake
  • James L. Seward (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Howard D. Leib
  • James L. Seward (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 52

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • John P. Orzel (Winner)
  • Barrett D. Esworthy

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Thomas W. Libous (Winner)
  • Robert J. Warner
  • Barrett D. Esworthy

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • John P. Orzel
  • Thomas W. Libous (Winner)
  • Barrett D. Esworthy

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 53

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • David J. Valesky (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • David J. Valesky (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 54

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Michael F. Nozzolio (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Michael F. Nozzoli (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 55

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Ted O'Brien (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Sean T. Hanna (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Ted O'Brien (Winner)
  • (Republican Party) Sean T. Hanna

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 56

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Joseph E. Robach (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • ( Republican Party) Joseph E. Robach (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 57

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Catharine M. Young (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Catharine M. Young (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 58

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Thomas F. O'Mara (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Thomas F. O'Mara (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 59

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • No candidates filed

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Patrick M. Gallivan (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Patrick M. Gallivan (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 60

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Michael L. Amodeo (Winner)
  • Alfred T. Coppola
  • Charles M. Swanick

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Mark J. Grisanti (Winner)
  • Kevin T. Stocker

(Working Families Party) September 13 Working Families Party Primary:

  • Gregory L. Davis (Winner)

(Independence Party of America) September 13 Independence Primary:

  • Mark J. Grisanti (Winner)
  • Marie C. Clark
  • Brian J. Siklinski

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Democratic Party (United States) Michael L. Amodeo
  • (Republican Party) Mark J. Grisanti (Winner)
  • (Working Families Party) Gregory L. Davis
  • (Conservative Party) Charles M. Swanick

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 61

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Justin M. Rooney (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • Michael H. Ranzenhofer (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Justin M. Rooney
  • (Republican Party)Michael H. Ranzenhofer (Winner)

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 62

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Amy Hope Witryol (Winner)

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • George D. Maziarz (Winner)
  • Johnny G. Destino

(Working Families Party) September 13 Working Families Party Primary:

  • Amy Hope Witryol (Winner)
  • Timothy D. Moriarty

(Green Party) September 13 Green Party Primary:

  • Jonathon B. Benedict (Winner)

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Democratic Party (United States) Amy Hope Witryol
  • (Republican Party) George D. Maziarz (Winner)
  • Jonathon B. Benedict

2012 New York State Senate Elections - District 63

(Democratic Party) September 13 Democratic Primary:

  • Timothy M. Kennedy (Winner)
  • Betty Jean Grant

(Republican Party) September 13 GOP Primary:

  • No candidates filed

November 6 General Election Candidates

  • Timothy M. Kennedy (Winner)

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