Gaughran becomes 1st Democrat to hold the seat in decades after flipping a seat held by a 25-year incumbent
(Northport, NY) Senator Jim Gaughran was sworn into office last night, Sunday, January 6th, by Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Engeman Theater in Northport. He was joined by U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Senate Deputy Majority Leader Mike Gianaris, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Assemblyman Chuck Lavine, dozens of elected officials, and hundreds of constituents in attendance.
“I am humbled and honored to represent our district in the State Senate,” said Senator Jim Gaughran. “I am excited for the opportunity to help end the dysfunction in Albany and finally pass critical legislation that New...| read more ››