Gerstman Schwartz & Malito

Want You To Know…

The Republicans have gained outright control of the State Senate, winning 32 out of 63 Senate races. This means the Senate Republicans will no longer have to partner with the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) for control of the Senate. What this means for the future of the IDC remains unclear at this time.

New York – Statewide

  •   Governor: Andrew Cuomo, Democrat
  •    Lieutenant Governor: Kathy Hochul, Democrat
  •    Attorney General: Eric Schneiderman, Democrat
  •    Comptroller: Thomas DiNapoli, Democrat

New York State Senate Control

  •    Majority: Republican Party

New York State Assembly Control

  •  Majority: Democratic Party

U.S. House of Representatives Control

  •  Majority: Republican Party

U.S. Senate Control

  • Majority: Republican Party

WATCHED RACES – Winners:

U.S. House of Representatives

  • NY-01 Lee Zeldin (R)
  • NY-04 Kathleen Rice (D)
  • NY-11 Michael Grimm (R)
  • NY-18 TOO CLOSE TO CALL
  • NY-19 Chris Gibson (R)
  • NY-21 Elise Stefanik (R)
  • NY-24 John Katko (R)

NYS Senate

  • D-4 Phil Boyle (R)
  • D-6 Kemp Hannon (R)
  • D-7 Jack Martins (R)
  • D-39 William Larkin (R)
  • D-40 Terrence Murphy (R)
  • D-41 Susan Serino (R)
  • D-46 George Amedore (R)
  • D-55 Rich Funke (R)
  • D-60 Marc Panepinto (D)

NYS Assembly

  • D-3 Dean Murray (R)
  • D-21 Brian Curran (R)
  • D-94 Steve Katz (R)
  • D-106 TOO CLOSE TO CALL
  • D-107 Steven McLaughlin (R)
  • D-113 TOO CLOSE TO CALL
  • D-146 Raymond Walter (R)

STATEWIDE REFERENDUMS:

Proposal Number One – The New York Redistricting Commission Amendment – APPROVED – Establishes a commission, which includes legislative appointees to redraw legislative and congressional district lines to account for population changes every 10 years.

Proposal Number Two – Printing Bills / Paperless Albany – APPROVED – Removes the requirement that bills are printed before lawmakers may vote on them; legislation can be distributed in electronic form.

Proposal Number Three – Bonding for Educational Technology – APPROVED – Authorizes state to borrow $2 billion for various education purposes. Allows state to also borrow additional $5 million for technology upgrades in schools that serve students with disabilities.

GSM also has full statewide and regional election results for any interested clients. We will keep you posted on additional political developments related to the elections. Please contact us at 516-880-8170 if you have any questions.

 

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