Members of the NYSSRCC




John J. Flanagan - Senate Majority Leader

Senator John J. Flanagan represents the Second Senate District, which includes the entire Town of Smithtown and portions of both the Town of Brookhaven and the Town of Huntington. He was first elected to represent this portion of Suffolk County in 2002 and overwhelmingly reelected in 2004, 2006, 2008 2010 and 2012.

During his time in the Senate, Senator Flanagan has been a constant leader in the fight to reduce the tax burden Long Islanders face – an effort he began when he served during his sixteen years in the New York State Assembly prior to his service in the Senate. During his tenure in the lower house, he served as the ranking member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee where he fought to provide taxpayers with meaningful tax relief.     full bio >

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Campaign info:
Friends of John Flanagan – P.O. Box 591 Smithtown, NY 11787 |

Government info:
District Office – 260 Middle Country Road Suite 102, Smithtown, NY 11787 |




Cathy Young - NYSSRCC Chair

Senator Young has an established record of civic, professional and volunteer achievements.

Elected to the Senate in 2005, she immediately took on a leadership post as Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture, working to strengthen New York State’s top industry. She also Co-Chaired the Administrative Regulations Review Commission, focused on reducing regulations and red tape that impede job growth.

Currently, Senator Young Chairs the Senate Standing Committee on Housing, Construction and Community Development, which works to develop legislation to help revitalize communities; assist families in buying and preserving their homes; and create safe, affordable rental housing. She also Chairs the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources that is dedicated to creating policies that will boost economic revitalization and strengthen rural communities throughout Upstate.     full bio >


Campaign info:
Cathy Young for Senate – PO Box 29 Olean, NY 14760 |

Government info:
District Office – Westgate Plaza 700 W. State Street Olean, NY 14760 |



Marty Golden - Regional Chair

Senator Martin J. Golden (R,C) was elected to represent Brooklyn’s 22nd Senate District in 2002. The 22nd State Senate District includes the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend and parts of Sheepshead Bay, Borough Park and Midwood.

Senator Marty Golden has established himself as one of the most influential lawmakers in the City and State of New York. Senator Golden has authored over 222 laws most notably in the areas of public safety, tax cuts, economic development, and senior citizen issues.

Marty Golden is a retired New York City Police Officer who received numerous awards during his ten years with the Police Department. Marty was forced to retire in 1983, after suffering a serious injury while making a narcotics arrest.     full bio >


Campaign info:
Friends of Marty Golden 9712 3rd Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11209 |

Government info:
District Office – 7408 5th Avenue, 1st Floor Brooklyn, NY 11209 |


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