United States Senate, New York

Your guide to info and news on this national race.

New York's two United States Senate Seats are have been filled by some of the most influential politicians in our country's history, representing a highly populated power base that remains an economic powerhouse in the nation. Like all Senate seats, terms last six years except in the case of special elections.

This year, incumbent Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will run for her first full term as a Senator. The former congresswoman was tapped by former Gov. David Paterson in 2009 to fill the seat vacated by Hillary Clinton.


  • Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat, Incumbent
  • Wendy Long, Republican, Challenger
  • John Mangelli, Independent, Challenger


  • U.S. Senate Race: How Much Is Your Neighbor Giving?
  • GOP Survey: Gillibrand Defeat a Long Shot
  • Survey: Dems Still Sore Over Gillibrand's Debt Ceiling Vote
  • RNC Dispatch: Local Dems Blast Ryan's Speech
  • U.S. Senate Hopeful Wendy Long Stops in Westchester


Tara Wood October 08, 2012 at 02:17 PM
Im very upset that a long island newspaper left out the long island man that is running for the US Senate!These are not the only two candidates in the race! John Mangelli long islander Clark and Edes this is upsetting!And with Gillibrand ditching the long island debate invitation!Way to support your readers who put Mangelli ,Clark and Edes on the ballot!
Tara Wood October 08, 2012 at 08:40 PM
Thankyou for the correction.


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