NYS Senate Republican Majority



Fred Akshar | District 52 | fredakshar.com   


Growing up in a small town like Afton taught me important life lessons and made me appreciate the values that we share.

I’ve spent the last 15 years of my life protecting and serving this community with dedication and passion. I’m going to bring that same dedication and passion to the State Senate... read more >  





George Amedore | District 46 | georgeamedore.com   


Elected in the fall of 2010, Greg represents the 40th Senate District comprised of all of Putnam County, northern Westchester County, and eastern Dutchess County. He is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security, and Military Affairs, and is one of only two State Senators appointed to Governor Cuomo’s Savings and Government Efficiency (SAGE) Committee... read more >  





John J. Bonacic | District 42 | johnbonacic.com   


In 2011, Senator Bonacic was named Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is responsible for oversight of the Governor’s Judicial Nominations, as well as all proposed Constitutional Amendments, as well as matters relating to the practice of law in New York State. He is also Chairman of the Senate Committee on Racing, Wagering and Gaming. That Committee has oversight of the State’s horse racing industry, as well as casino gaming in New York State... read more >   





Phillip M. Boyle | District 4 | boyleforsenate.com  

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Phil was elected to the New York State Senate in November of 2012. During his first term in the state senate, Phil was named Chairman of the NYS Joint Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction, a bipartisan committee charged with gathering information on a devastating heroin epidemic wreaking havoc across the State...  read more >



Thomas D. Croci | District 3 | tomcroci.com  


Senator Croci and his family are strong supporters of charitable causes including The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and Derek Jeter’s Turn Two Foundation to name a few. Tom, his dad and sister established the Jo-Ann C. Croci Foundation in memory of Tom’s mother who died after battling Cancer in 2008. His father, Tom Sr., passed away in the spring of 2014. The Jo-Ann Croci Foundation provides educational scholarships to deserving Connetquot High School students. Tom grew up in Bohemia and now resides in Sayville....  read more >


John A. DeFrancisco | District 50 | defran4senate.com


  Senator DeFrancisco was first elected to the New York State Senate in 1992 and was reelected by substantial margins in each of his following races. Senator DeFrancisco has worked with his Senate Republican colleagues on legislation to help reduce crime, reform welfare, make government more transparent, and to hold the line on state spending...  read more >




Simcha Felder  |  District 17  |  simchafelder.com


State Senator Simcha Felder was elected in a decisive victory in November 2012 to represent the 17th Senate District which encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Midwood, Flatbush, Borough Park, Kensington, Sunset Park, Madison and Bensonhurst...  read more >



Leader John J. Flanagan | District 2 | flanaganforsenate.com


Senator John J. Flanagan represents the Second Senate District, which includes the entire Town of Smithtown and portions of the Town of Brookhaven and the Town of Huntington. He was first elected to represent this part of Suffolk County in 2002 and overwhelmingly reelected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014.

Senator Flanagan was elected to serve as Temporary President and Majority Leader of the Senate on May 11, 2015.... read more >  




Rich Funke | District 55 | richfunkeforsenate.com

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Rich was born in Batavia and attended Pembroke High School where he earned all-county honors in football. He attended Adelphi University where he played quarterback and received his bachelor’s degree in Business... read more >  




Pat Gallivan | District 59 | gallivanforsenate.com 

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In November of 2010 Senator Gallivan was elected as New York State Senator for the 59th District by citizens of Erie, Wyoming , Livingston and Ontario Counties. He is also a small business owner, founding and operating a full service professional investigation and security firm. Additionally, he previously served as a Member of the New York State Board of Parole... read more >



Martin J. Golden | District 22 | martygolden.org

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Senator Golden was elected to represent Brooklyn's 22nd Senate District in 2002. 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 75 laws most notably in the areas of public safety, tax cuts, economic development, and senior citizen issues... read more >  



Joseph A. Griffo | District 47 | votegriffo.com


A fiscal conservative, dedicated to fighting for change, Joseph A. Griffo was elected Senator in the 47thDistrict in the fall of 2006. He represents New Yorkers in Oneida, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties... read more >  



Kemp Hannon | District 6 |  electhannon.com


Senator Hannon succeeded John Dunne as Senator for the 6th District in 1989. He is currently Assistant Majority Leader for House Operations. He served as the Chairman for the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Health from 1995 – 2008, the ranking Member of this committee from 2009 -2010, and currently serves as the Chairman of the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Health once again. His other Senate Committee Assignments include Finance, Mental Health, Civic Service and Pensions, and Rules... read more >    


Pam Helming  |  District 54  |  pamhelming.com


As New York State Senator, Pam serves as Chair of the Legislative Rural Resources Committee and Vice Chair of the Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee...read more>



Chris Jacobs  |  District 60  |  senatorchrisjacobs.com


Chris believes that with a state government as a partner and no longer a problem, a state government that empowers local communities instead of a burden to them, Western New York can continue this positive momentum and achieve the long term comeback it deserves!  Read more >





Andrew J. Lanza | District 24 |  lanzaforsenate.com


Senator Andrew J. Lanza was elected to represent Staten Island’s 24th New York State Senate District on November 7, 2006. As a former New York City Council member, prosecutor, accountant and business owner, Senator Lanza brings extensive public and private experience to the Senate... read more >  



William J. Larkin, Jr. | District 39 |  larkin2016.com


Senator Larkin is in his 32nd year in the New York State Legislature, having served in the Assembly from 1979-1990. He was first elected to the New York State Senate in November 1990, defeating the incumbent by a wide margin. In 2011, Senator Larkin was appointed to the Senate leadership position of Majority Whip for the Senate Majority Conference... read more >  



Kenneth P. LaValle | District 1 |  lavalleforsenate.com

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Senator LaValle was first elected to the New York State Senate in 1976 and was appointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Higher Education in 1979. Senator LaValle has helped shape higher education policy in New York State for more than 30 years where his work with education leaders at the State University of New York, City University of New York and independent colleges has earned him the respect of the academic community... read more >  



Elizabeth Little | District 45 |  bettylittle.com


Senator Little is serving her fourth term representing the residents of the 45th Senate District. As the Ranking Member of the Local Government Committee, Senator Little acknowledging the financial difficulties confronting many local governments throughout New York, and continues to be a leading proponent of a more cooperative approach between state government and local governments to ensure public services are delivered affordably and effectively... read more >  



Carl L. Marcellino | District 5 | carlmarcellino.com


Senator Carl Louis Marcellino was elected to represent the Fifth Senate District on March 14, 1995 and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Senate Majority Conference. He is Chairman of one of the Senate’s senior committees, the Senate Education Committee and Vice Chairman of the Transportation Committee. Senator Marcellino also serves as a member on the Senate Committees on Rules, Finance, Banks, Consumer Protection, Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Environmental Conservation, and Labor... read more >   



Kathleen A. Marchione | District 43 |  KathyMarchione.com

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    Kathy Marchione was first elected to the New York State Senate in 2012, and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2014 to continue serving and representing families across the 43rd Senate District, which includes parts of Rensselaer, Saratoga and Washington Counties, and all of Columbia County... read more >



Terrence P. Murphy | District 40 | vote4murphy.com

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Dr. Murphy was elected to the Yorktown Town Board in 2009 and re-elected in 2013, delivering the first back-to-back tax cuts in a generation and ushering in $250 million in economic development projects. In 2014, he was elected to the New York State Senate with 55.3% of the vote, representing the 40th District, which includes portions of Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties....  read more >  




Thomas F. O'Mara | District 53 | tomomara.com


Senator O'Mara was elected to represent New York State’s 53rd Senate District in 2010. His district covers all of Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties, and a portion of Tompkins County (the city and town of Ithaca, and the towns of Enfield, Newfield and Ulysses)... read more >  



Robert G. Ortt | District 62 | robortt.com


Robert G. Ortt was sworn into office as a New York State Senator for the 62nd District in January of 2015. From Jan. 1, 2010 to Dec. 31, 2014, Rob served as Mayor of North Tonawanda. In that role, he developed executive experience with an in-depth understanding of local government. Prior to becoming Mayor, he served as the City Treasurer and then, Clerk-Treasurer of North Tonawanda.... read more >  



Elaine Phillps | District 7 | elainephillips.org 


I am honored to represent the Seventh District in the State Senate.  I continue to work hard to reduce property taxes, protect the environment and provide every child with an opportunity to succeed...read more >




Michael H. Ranzenhofer | District 61 | mikeranzenhoferforstatesenate.com


Senator Ranzenhofer, Republican-Conservative-Independence, was elected to a second term in the New York State Senate on November 2, 2010. Prior to being elected to the State Senate, he served as an Erie County Legislator, from 1989 to 2008... read more >  




Patty Ritchie | District 48 | pattyritchie.com

Senator Ritchie was elected to the State Senate in 2010, defeating a popular, four-term, Albany incumbent in a campaign that focused on the need to strengthen the economy of Central and Northern New York, create jobs, lower taxes, and combat waste and overregulation... read more >  



Joseph E. Robach | District 56 | joerobach.com

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Senator Joseph Robach is the New York State Senate representative for the 56th Senatorial District which encompasses the Towns of Greece, Brighton, Parma and most of the City of Rochester. Before his election to the Senate, Robach served as an Assemblyman for 11 years filling the seat vacated by the unfortunate passing of his father... read more >      



Sue Serino | District 41 | sueserino.com


Having spent her life in Dutchess, Sue cares deeply about ensuring our communities remain places where our young people can afford to start their lives and our seniors can afford to stay and enjoy the lives that they worked so hard to build. Residents of the 41st District should know that Sue will fight tirelessly in Albany to achieve that goal.... read more >  



James L. Seward | District 51 | jimseward.com


Senator Seward was elected to the state senate in 1986 and was appointed chairman of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, where he developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and effective spokesman for the senate majority on statewide energy issues.... read more >    


Jim Tedisco  |  District 49  |  jimtedisco.com


Whether it's working across party lines to keep New York open for business, protecting all members of our family or offering new ways to save our tax dollars, my pledge is to continue to be a strong voice to keep New York working..... read more >  



Catharine Young | District 57 | senatorcathyyoung.com


Senator Young was elected to the Senate in 2005 and 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... read more >   

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