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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 733 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.

  • District Office:

    31-19 Newtown Avenue
    Suite 402
    Astoria, NY 11102
    Phone: 718-728-0960
  • Capitol Office:

    Senate Capitol Building,
    Room 413
    Albany, NY 12247
    Phone: 518-455-3486
  • gianaris@nysenate.gov



News and Blog Coverage


Momentum for Adams-Squadron-Lentol Bill to Stop Bridge Trespassing Increases After RFK Bridge Incident NEW YORK – In response to yet another trespassing incident on a New York City bridge -- the RFK Triborough Bridge was breached by climbers on Wednesday, March 25 -- Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, State ...

Senator Michael Gianaris Leads Elected Officials and Transit Advocates in Renewed Call to Increase Penalties for Drivers Without Valid Licenses Following Queens Hit-And-Run Death

(Elmhurst, NY) State Senators Michael Gianaris and Toby Ann Stavisky, Assemblymember Francisco Moya, Councilman Danny Dromm, Transportation Alternatives and Make Queens Safer renewed calls for passage of Senator Gianaris's legislation to crack down on drivers who kill or seriously injure others while driving with revoked, suspended or otherwise invalid licenses. ...

Senator Gianaris, Assemblywoman Simotas, Councilman Constantinides Remember Senator George Onorato

(Astoria, NY) Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas issued the following statements on the passing of former Senator George Onorato. "George Onorato will always be part of the fabric of western Queens,” said Senator Michael Gianaris. β€œHe dedicated his long and happy life to serving others and making the ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • J 1473

    Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim April 2015 as Russian American History Month

  • J 1427

    Commemorating the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2015

  • S 4733

    Provides that persons in parental relation to a child refusing to immunize such child for religious reasons, shall file with the school an affidavit that the risks of such failure to immunize

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  • S 4677

    Directs the comptroller to prohibit payment of any travel claim for travel to, from or within a state which allows businesses to assert right of free exercise of religion as a defense

  • J 1348

    Recognizing April 24, 2015, as "Blue Friday"

  • J 1332

    Extending admiration to William A. Toomey, III, for his many years of distinguished service to Legislative Bill Drafting Commission

Recent Votes

S 3060

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
S 4563

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
S 2543

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6196.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
S 2953A

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5282.0
•••No: 914.0
•••Other: 23.0
S 1872

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6095.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 23.0
S 92

[No motion available.]

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5384.0
•••No: 812.0
•••Other: 23.0
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