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October 16, 2018

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday endorsed Democratic state Senate candidate Chuck Schumer in Long Island’s 5th Senate district.

“Jim Gaughran has proven that he is a responsible leader who is able to keep costs low while maintaining outstanding services,” said Schumer, the Senate minority leader.

“As Chair of the... |

October 11, 2018

ALBANY — After months in which both parties have hyped their chances in a slew of state Senate races, financial disclosure forms released earlier this week provided the first real look at which races they think are actually worth investing in.
Four races stand out as the ones that... | read more ››

October 10, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate Jim Gaughran this week touted his “F” rating from the New York State Rifle & Pistol Association — a designation he says highlights his support for gun control legislation.

Gaughran is challenging Republican Sen. Carl Marcellino on Long Island, where backing of gun control is considered... | read more ››

October 9, 2018

ALBANY — If you want to know where the three most endangered incumbents in the New York Senate are, take a look at where Democratic and Republican campaign committees are funneling money.

The answer: Three Long Island races.

No other Senate incumbents are getting more help from their party's campaign... | read more ››

October 5, 2018

The northern Long Island state Senate seat held by Republican Carl Marcellino since 1995 was the site of the third-costliest election in the state two years ago, with Marcellino and Democrat Jim Gaughran combing to spend $4.4 million.

And as the two prepare for a rematch of a race that... | read more ››

October 3, 2018

Among the Democratic state Senate candidates who have Cuomo’s support are some who are challenging incumbents and others running for open seats. He is also bolstering two Democratic Senators facing Republican challengers. They include Monica Martinez who is challenging Dean Murray in District 3; Lou D’Amaro, who is challenging Sen. Phil Boyle in District 4; Jim Gaughran, who is challenging Sen. Carl Marcellino in District 5; Anna Kaplan, who is challenging Sen. Elaine Phillips in District 7; Peter Harkham, who is challenging Sen. Terrence Murphy in District 40; Karyn Smythe who is challenging Sen. Sue Serino in District 41; Gounardes challenging Golden in District 22; and Democratic Senators John Brooks, who is being challenged by Massapequa Park Mayor Jeff Pravato in District 8, and Todd Kaminsky, | read more ››