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know ahead of the Nov. 3 general election
primaries, eking out a victory over three
progressive challengers. One of the top
Democrats in Congress, Maloney has
served in the body since 1993.
Carlos Santiago-Cano (Republican)
Santiago-Cano is running against
Maloney on the Republican party line.
He supports President Donald Trump,
according to his Twitter profi le.
14th Congressional District
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Democrat)
Th e progressive star who shocked the
Queens Democratic party by defeating
its leader in 2018 aims to win her second
John Cummings (Republican)
A former NYPD offi cer, Cummings is
running against Ocasio-Cortez on the
Republican party ticket. Th is is his fi rst
run for public offi ce.
10th State Senate District
James Sanders Jr. (Democrat)
Sanders has served in the state Senate
since 2013, previously serving in the New
York City Council. Sanders is running
11th State Senate District
John Liu (Democrat)
Th e incumbent, Liu is seeking his second
term in the New York State Senate.
Liu previously served as the city’s comptroller
and as a councilman.
Elisa Nahoum (Republican)
Nahoum, who has been endorsed by the
Police Benevolent Association, is running
against Liu on the Republican party ticket.
Th is is her fi rst run for public offi ce.
12th State Senate District
Michael Gianaris (Democrat)
Gianaris was fi rst elected to the state
Senate in 2010. He currently serves as the
deputy majority leader. Gianaris is running
13th State Senate District
Jessica Ramos (Democrat)
Ramos is seeking her second term in
offi ce. She was elected to the state Senate
in 2018 as part of the progressive wave that
disbanded the Independent Democratic
Conference, a group of Democrats in the
state Senate who voted with Republicans.
Jesus Gonzalez (Republican)
Gonzalez is challenging Ramos on the
Republican party line. He ran for the seat
in 2016, winning 13 percent of the vote
against Jose Peralta, the former senator
who would go on to lose to Ramos in 2018.
14th State Senate District
Leroy Comrie Jr. (Democrat)
Comrie has served in the state Senate
since 2015. He is running unopposed.
15th State Senate District
Joseph Addabbo Jr. (Democrat)
Addabbo has served in the state Senate
since 2009. He formerly served as a New
York City councilman.
Th omas Sullivan (Republican)
Sullivan is running against Addabbo on
the Republican party line. He ran against
the incumbent in 2018, winning nearly 36
percent of the vote.
16th State Senate District
Toby Ann Stavisky (Democrat)
Stavisky has served in the state Senate
since 1999. She is running unopposed.
23rd Assembly District
Stacey Pheff er Amato (Democrat)
Pheff er Amato, the incumbent, is seeking
her third term in the state Assembly.
She was fi rst elected in 2016.
Peter Hatzipetros (Republican)
A Howard Beach native, Hatzipetros
is running against the incumbent on the
Republican party ticket. Th is is his fi rst
bid for offi ce.
24th Assembly District
David Weprin (Democrat)
Weprin has served in the state Assembly
since 2010. He previously served in the
New York City Council. Weprin is running
25th Assembly District
Nily Rozic (Democrat)
Rozic has served in the state Assembly
since 2012. She is running unopposed.
26th Assembly District
Edward Braunstein (Democrat)
Braunstein has represented northeast
Queens since 2011. He won 65 percent
of the vote against a Republican challenger
Sakelos is running against Braunstein
on the Republican, Conservative and Save
Our City lines. It’s his fi rst bid for offi ce.
27th Assembly District
Daniel Rosenthal (Democrat)
Rosenthal was elected to the state
Assembly in 2017. He is running unopposed
28th Assembly District
Andrew Hevesi (Democrat)
Hevesi was fi rst elected to the Assembly
in 2005. He’s running unopposed this
29th Assembly District
Alicia Hyndman (Democrat)
Hyndman has represented her southeast
Queens district in the Assembly since
2015. She is running unopposed this year.
30th Assembly District
Brian Barnwell (Democrat)
Barnwell was elected to the Assembly in
2016. He’s running unopposed this year.
31st Assembly District
Khaleel Anderson (Democrat)
Anderson is aiming to become the
youngest Assembly member in the legislative
body. Th e 24-year-old activist
from Far Rockaway won a crowded
Democratic primary over the summer
to fi ll former Assemblywoman Michelle
Joseph Cullina (Republican)
Cullina is running against Anderson on
the Republican party line. It’s his fi rst bid
for public offi ce.
32nd Assembly District
Vivian Cook (Democrat)
Th e longtime legislator has been in the
Assembly since 1991. Cook is running
unopposed this year.
33rd Assembly District
Clyde Vanel (Democrat)
Vanel is seeking his second term in the
Assembly. Elected fi rst in 2016, Vanel is
running unopposed in 2020.
34th Assembly District
Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas (Democrat)
Gonzalez-Rojas beat out incumbent
Michael DenDekker and three other challengers
in the Democratic primary over
the summer. It’s her fi rst bid for public
William Marquez (Republican)
Marquez is challenging Gonzalez-
Rojas on the Reublican and Conservative
party line. It’s his fi rst bid for public
35th Assembly District
Jeff rion Aubry (Democrat)
Aubry fi rst assumed offi ce in the
Assembly in 1992. He beat out convicted
felon and former state Senator Hiram
Monserrate in the Democratic primary
race over the summer.
Han-Kohn To (Conservative)
To is running on the Conservative and
Save Our City party lines against Aubry.
It’s To’s fi rst race for offi ce.
36th Assembly District
Zohran Kwame Mamdani (Democrat)
Mamdani beat out incumbent Aravella
Simotas during June’s Democratic primary.
Th e Democratic Socialist is running
unopposed and seeking his fi rst seat in
public offi ce.
37th Assembly District
Catherine Nolan (Democrat)
Nolan was fi rst elected to the Assembly
in 1985. She’s running unopposed in 2020
aft er beating out two challengers in the
Democratic primary earlier this year.
38th Assembly District
Jenifer Rajkumar (Democrat)
Rajkumar ousted Assemblyman Mike
Miller during June’s Democratic primaries.
She’s seeking her fi rst seat in public
Giovanni Perna (Republican)
Challenging Rajkumar, Perna is running
on the Republican and Conservative
party lines. Th is is his fi rst bid for public
39th Assembly District
Catalina Cruz (Democrat)
Cruz, who was elected to the Assembly
in 2018, is seeking her second term in
offi ce. She is running unopposed.
40th Assembly District
Ron Kim (Democrat)
Kim was fi rst elected to the assembly in
2012. He is running unopposed.
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