New York State Democratic Committee


New York State Democratic Committee
New York State Democratic Committee
Chairman Jay Jacobs
Senate leader John L. Sampson
Assembly leader Sheldon Silver
Headquarters 461 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
Ideology American Liberalism
Progressivism
Centrism Social liberalism
National affiliation Democratic Party
Official colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
30 / 62
Seats in the Lower House
98 / 150
Website
www.nydems.org
Politics of the United States
Political parties
Elections

The New York State Democratic Committee runs the local branch of the United States Democratic Party in the state of New York. Its headquarters are in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, and it has an office in Albany.[1]

Contents

List of chairpersons

Chairpersons[2]
Chair Tenure Hometown while serving
Augustus Schell
Samuel Fowler
Joseph J. Bingham
Dean Richmond – August 1866 Batavia
Samuel J. Tilden 1866 – September 1874 Manhattan
Allen C. Beach September 1874 – September 1875 Watertown
Daniel Magone September 1875 – 1877 Ogdensburg
William Purcell 1877 – 1878 Rochester
Lester B. Faulkner 1878 - 1881 Dansville
Daniel Manning 1881 – August 1885 Albany
John C. O'Brien September 1885 – 1887 Dutchess County
Charles C. B. Walker October 1887 – 1888 Corning
Edward Murphy, Jr. May 1888 – 1894 Troy
James W. Hinckley September 1894 – 1896 Poughkeepsie
Elliott Danforth September 1896 – September 1898 Manhattan
Frank Campbell September 1898 – April 1904 Bath
Cord Meyer April 1904 – 1906 Queens
William. J. Conners October 1906 – June 1910 Buffalo
John Alden Dix June 1910 – October 1910 Thomson
Winfield S. Huppuch October 1910 – October 1911 Hudson Falls
Norman E. Mack October 1911 – February 1912 Buffalo
George M. Palmer February 1912 – February 1914 Schoharie
William Church Osborn February 1914 – 1916 Garrison
Edwin S. Harris April 1916 – September 1918 Schuylerville
Joseph A. Kellogg October 1918 – December 1918 Glens Falls
William W. Farley January 1919 – June 1921 Binghamton
Herbert C. Pell July 1921 – January 1926 Tuxedo Park
Edwin Corning January 1926 – August 1928 Albany
M. William Bray August 1928 – 1930 Utica
James A. Farley October 1930 – June 1944 Manhattan
Paul E. Fitzpatrick July 1944 – December 1, 1952 Buffalo
Richard H. Balch December 1952 – June 1955 Utica
Michael H. Prendergast July 1955 – February 28, 1962 Haverstraw
William H. McKeon March 1, 1962 - July 1965 Auburn
John J. Burns July 1965 – December 1971 Binghamton
Joseph F. Crangle December 1971 – December 1974 Buffalo
Patrick J. Cunningham December 1974 – January 31, 1977 Bronx
Dominic J. Baranello February 1, 1977 – December 1982 Blue Point
William C. Hennessy December 1982 – December 1984 Albany
Laurence J. Kirwan December 1984 – May 1989 Rochester
John A. Marino May 1989 – May 1993 Manhattan
Alfred Gordon May 1993 – March 1995 Queens
Judith H. Hope March 1995 – December 2001 East Hampton
Herman D. Farrell, Jr. December 2001 – December 31, 2006 Manhattan
June O'Neill December 2006 – 2009 Canton
Jay S. Jacobs Sep 2009 – present Laurel Hollow


Chairman Jay Jacobs

Jay Jacobs was first elected to his position in October of 2001. He was selected to be chairman in September 2009. He is the owner of three camps: Timber Lake Camp, Timber Lake West, and Tyler Hill Camp. Jacobs grew up in Forest Hill and received his law degree from Northwestern Law School. He now lives in Laurel Hollow.[3]

Recent history

The State Committee is chaired by Jay S. Jacobs. The Executive Committee is chaired by June O'Neill.

History

The New York State Democratic Party was founded in 1792 by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison during an expedition along the Hudson River.[4]

Current elected officials

Current elected officials can be contacted at their New York Office: 461 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10016, as well as by phone: (212) 725-8825[5] The following is a list of elected statewide and federal Democratic officeholders beginning in 2011:

Members of Congress

Democrats compose 24 of New York's 31-member Congressional delegation - 2 Senators and 22 Representatives:

U.S. Senate

Democrats have controlled both of New York's seats in the U.S. Senate since 1999:

U.S. House of Representatives

Democrats hold 22 of the 29 U.S. House of Representatives seats New York was apportioned following the 2000 census:

Statewide officials

Democrats control all four of the elected statewide offices:

State legislative leaders

See also

References

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