Kirsten Gillibrand
Votes: 124,199
  • Democrat
First Elected: 2010
Age: [agecalc  birthdate="1966-12-09" years="" ]
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*On Nov. 6, 2012, Kirsten Gillibrand won her bid for re-election, according to unofficial results from the Onondaga County Board of Elections. Gillibrand received nearly 69 percent of the vote.

Occupation — U.S. Senator, D-N.Y. (2009-present); former U.S. Representative (2007-2009); former special counsel to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during Clinton Administration; former partner Boies, Schiller & Flexner; former associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell; former intern, Sen. Alfonse D’Amato (D-N.Y.); former law clerk, Judge Roger Miner, U.S. Court of Appeals for Second Circuit

Education — J.D., University of California Los Angeles Law School; bachelor’s degree, Dartmouth College

Family — husband, Jonathan, and two sons, Theo and Henry

Committees — Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Environment and Public Works; Foreign Relations; Special Committee on Aging

Voting Record (from Project Vote Smart)

Social Media


Past Offices

U.S. House of Representatives (NY-20), 2007-2009

Labor Endorsements

AFSCME Local 264 & AFSCME Council 35, Civil Service Employees Assocation of New York (CSEA), National Association of Letters Carriers, National Federation of Federal Employees, New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, New York State Pipe Trades Association, New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF), New York State Council of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, New York State United Teachers, Office and Professional Employees Union, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 1500, United Steelworkers District 4

Organization Endorsements

See complete list on Gillibrand’s Web site


Gillibrand reported $9.1 million on hand as of early April 2012, the Post-Standard reports

Search disclosure reports from the Federal Election Commission
View a summary of Gillibrand’s record  from Project Vote Smart

Contact Information

Gillibrand for Senate
P.O. Box 1279
Hudson, NY 12534
(202) 546-2010

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