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United States Senate, New York

Your guide to info and news on this national race.

United States Senate, New York

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.

2012 CANDIDATES:

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

NEWS:

  • 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

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