Our Candidates

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

New York

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  • Defeated Republican challenger Chele Farley by 34 points in a state that Hillary Clinton won by 21 and President Obama won by 26

  • One-term incumbent who was appointed to her seat in 2009 (after Hillary Clinton vacated it to become Secretary of State), won a special election in 2010 and won reelection in 2012

  • Campaigned on preventing sexual harassment in the work place, access to health care, gun control, reproductive freedom and fair tax policies

  • Committees: Environment and Public Works; Armed Services; Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Aging