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 committees than Sen. Elaine Phillips (R-Flower Hill), Sen. Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset) and Sen. John Brooks (D-Seaford), according to campaign-finance statements published this week by the state Board of Elections.
All three are locked in tight races that will help determine which party wins Senate control in November.
Republicans are trying to maintain their 32-31 advantage in the Senate — the one area of state government they control — in a...| read more ››