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NY State Senate District 11

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Tony Avella (D)

John Liu (D)

Paul Gilman (G)

Avella (D)


Tony Avella (D)

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On the Issues


Record in Office

Currently: NYS Senator for the 11th District (2010-Present)

Previous Work: City Council (D-19) (2002-2009)

Education: BA, Hunter College-CUNY

On the Issues


Organizations: New York League of Conservation Voters; Communications Workers of America; Service Employees International Union 1199; International Union of Elevator Constructors; Plumbers Union Local 1; Retail Workers Union; Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union; Independent Democratic Conference; Uniformed Firefighters Association of NYC; Empire State Pride Agenda; The Patrolmens Benevolent Association; Sergeants Benevolent Association; Sierra Club; Citizens Union; The Queens Ledger/Queens Examiner; Local 246 SEIU Automotive/Mechanical; Motor Vehicle Operations Union Local 983; Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics & Fire Inspectors – Local 2507, FDNY; Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association, FDNY; New York State Troopers; Council of Administrators and Supervisors; Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officer Benevolent Association; Public Employees Federation; New York State Supreme Court Officers; New York State Nurses Association; Clean Up Jamaica; NYS Nurses Association; NY Daily News

Individuals: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; Congressman Steve Israel

Record in Office

NYS Senate Committee Assignments: Chair, Social Services Committee; Vice-Chair, Environmental Conservation Committee; Member  of the Transportation, Education, Codes, Housing, NYC Education, Insurance, Judiciary and Banks Committees

NYC Council Committee Assignments: Chair, Zoning and Franchises Committee

Independent Democratic Conference Membership:


Candidates' statements taken from their respective websites and press releases, unless otherwise noted.


For more on this race:

Rebellion vs. Redemption: Candidates with Something to Prove — Including What It Means to Be a Democrat, Brigid Bergin, WNYC, September 8, 2014

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