- NYBA continues to follow Election Day results as absentee ballots are being counted in certain areas of NY. While there are several races at the state level that have not been confirmed, including 8 NYS Senate races, official results should be released in most races next week once the absentee ballot count is complete. In the State Senate results currently finalized, Democrats control 40 seats and Republicans control 15 seats, leaving a supermajority possible depending on the outcome of the remaining races. Several races that have been recently finalized include the reelection of two Democratic incumbent Senators on Long Island, Senator James Gaughran (5th Senate District) and Senator Kevin Thomas (6th Senate District), as well as the election of Jeremy Cooney, representing the Rochester area’s 56th Senate District, who will replace retiring Senator Joe Robach. NYBA looks forward to meeting with new and incumbent members of the legislature as the 2021 legislative session draws near.
For more information, please contact:
Clare M. Cusack, General Counsel & Chief Operating Officer, at (212) 297-1664
Megan Rowan McGovern, Deputy General Counsel & VP, Government Relations, at (212) 297-1669