New York's 10th State Senate district

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New York's 10th
State Senate District
New York State Senate District 10 (2012).png
Current senatorJames Sanders Jr. (DFar Rockaway)
Registration76.2% Democratic
5.3% Republican
15.7% No party preference
Demographics6% White
47% Black
22% Hispanic
14% Asian
7% Other
Population (2017)353,249[1]
Registered voters183,790[2]

New York's 10th State Senate district is one of 63 districts in the New York State Senate. It has been represented by Democratic Senator James Sanders Jr. since 2013, following his defeat of corrupt Senator Shirley Huntley in the 2012 Democratic primary election.

Geography[edit]

District 10 is located in Southeast Queens, including the neighborhoods of Laurelton, Rosedale, Springfield Gardens, Edgemere, Bayswater, Arverne, and Far Rockaway, as well as the John F. Kennedy International Airport.[3]

Recent election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 New York State Senate election, District 10[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Sanders Jr. (incumbent) 63,704 99.7
Total votes 63,918 100
Democratic hold

2016[edit]

2016 New York State Senate election, District 10[4]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Sanders Jr. (incumbent) 5,495 58.0
Democratic Adrienne Adams 3,988 42.0
Total votes 9,483 100.0
General election
Democratic James Sanders Jr. (incumbent) 84,582 96.5
Women's Equality Adrienne Adams 3,054 3.5
Total votes 87,636 100
Democratic hold

2014[edit]

2014 New York State Senate election, District 10[4]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Sanders Jr. (incumbent) 6,340 73.9
Democratic Everly Brown 1,893 22.1
Democratic Gian Jones 341 4.0
Total votes 8,574 100.0
General election
Democratic James Sanders Jr. (incumbent) 29,398 100.0
Total votes 29,398 100.0
Democratic hold

2012[edit]

2012 New York State Senate election, District 10[4]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Sanders Jr. 5,322 56.6
Democratic Shirley Huntley (incumbent) 3,747 39.9
Democratic Gian Jones 328 3.5
Total votes 9,397 100.0
General election
Democratic James Sanders Jr. 67,474 100.0
Total votes 67,474 100.0
Democratic hold

Federal results in District 10[edit]

Year Office Results[5]
2016 President Clinton 90.6 – 8.0%
2012 President Obama 94.3 – 5.4%
Senate Gillibrand 95.1 – 4.5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Senate District 10, NY". Census Reporter. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Enrollment by Senate District". New York State Board of Elections. February 2019.
  3. ^ "Our District". James Sanders Jr., The New York State Senate. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d "New York State Senate District 10". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 25 June 2019.