New York’s current U.S. senators are Democrats Chuck Schumer (serving since 1999, also serving as Senate Minority Leader since 2017) and Kirsten Gillibrand (serving since 2009).
|Representative (Residence)||Incumbent time in office|
|12th||Carolyn Maloney (Manhattan)||January 3, 1993|
|13th||Adriano Espaillat (Manhattan)||January 3, 2017|
|14th||Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Bronx)||January 3, 2019|
The Senate’s 63 members represent districts from across New York State.
Officers & Staff Vice President of the United States (President of the Senate) President Pro Tempore. Party Secretaries. Secretary of the Senate. Sergeant At Arms. Senate Chaplain.
Kirsten E. New York’s first two senators, Rufus King and Philip Schuyler, took office on July 16, 1789.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez /oʊˌkɑːsioʊ kɔːrˈtɛz/ (Spanish: [oˈkasjo koɾˈtes]; born October 13, 1989), also known by her initials AOC, is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for New York’s 14th congressional district since 2019.
List of members of the New York United States House delegation, district boundaries, and district political ratings according to the CPVI. The delegation has a total of 27 members, with 21 Democrats and 6 Republicans as of 2020.
LATEST NEWS Grace Meng (D-Queens) was today sworn into her fifth term in the United States House of Representatives.
New York State Congressional Delegation
|United State Senators|
|Schumer, Charles E||Gillibrand, Kirsten E.|
|Meeks, Gregory||Meng, Grace|
|Velazquez, Nydia||Jeffries, Hakeem|
|Clarke, Yvette D.||Nadler, Jerrold|
|New York State Senate|
|Authority||Article III, New York Constitution|
|Salary||$120,000/year + per diem|
|Last election||November 2, 2020|
The Senate maintains several powers to itself: It ratifies treaties by a two-thirds supermajority vote and confirms the appointments of the President by a majority vote. The consent of the House of Representatives is also necessary for the ratification of trade agreements and the confirmation of the Vice President.
The New York State Assembly is the lower chamber of the New York State Legislature . Alongside the New York State Senate, it forms the legislative branch of the New York state government and works alongside the governor of New York to create laws and establish a state budget.
There are currently 100 senators representing the 50 states.
|United States Senate|
|Seats||100 51 (or 50 plus the Vice President) for a majority|
|Political groups||Majority (51) Republican (51) Minority (48) Democratic (46) Independent (2) Vacant (1) Vacant (1)|
|Length of term||6 years|
The United States Constitution gives the Senate the power to expel any member by a two-thirds vote. The Senate concluded in 1798 that senators could not be impeached, but only expelled, while conducting the impeachment trial of William Blount, who had already been expelled.
Constitutional provisions Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 provides: The House of Representatives shall choose their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.