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Michael Gianaris

Democratic — Senator — District 12
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Michael Gianaris represents Senate District 12 in the New York Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 988 bills.

2010 467550.0
2012 363980.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Senate Capitol Building
    Room 413
    Albany, NY 12247
    Phone: 518-455-3486
    Fax: 518-426-6929
  • District Office:

    31-19 Newtown Avenue
    Suite 402
    Astoria, NY 11102
    Phone: 718-728-0960
    Fax: 718-728-0963
  • gianaris@nysenate.gov



News and Blog Coverage

‘NYN’ ConventionCast: Gianaris calls Trump ‘a madman in a lot of ways’

State Sen. Michael Gianaris, the mainline Democratic conference’s deputy leader, was our guest for Wednesday’s edition of the “New York Now” ConventionCast, featuring yours truly and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio. Gianaris, who like Republican candidate Donald Trump and Gov. Andrew Cuomo hails from Queens, talks about ...

Senator proposes minor-specific Miranda rights

State Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, is proposing legislation that would establish a new set of Miranda rights to be read to those under the age of 18 who are in police custody. The idea is a “plain language” version of the rights would be better understood by minors. The legislation ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • S 8201

    Prohibits certain devices which enhance a vehicle's capacity to emit soot, smoke or other particulate emissions

  • J 6474

    Celebrating the life and legacy of Dwayne Alonzo "Pearl" Washington

  • J 6433

    Expressing sincerest, heartfelt condolences to the Orlando community in the wake of the devasting tragedy

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  • J 6420

    Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Higher Educational Opportunity Programs in New York State

  • J 6253

    Congratulating Jairam Hathwar upon the occasion of being crowned Co-Champion of the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee Championship on May 26, 2016

  • J 6231

    Commemorating the 130th Anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty

Recent Votes

S 6035

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6298.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
S 8163

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5790.0
•••No: 57.0
•••Other: 11.0
S 1048A

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6196.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 11.0
S 7832

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5993.0
•••No: 34.0
•••Other: 11.0
S 7093

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4266.0
•••No: 2031.0
•••Other: 11.0
S 7549

Floor Vote

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6298.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
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