2016 New York State Assembly election

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New York State Assembly election, 2016

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150 seats from the New York State Assembly
  Majority party Minority party
  Joseph Morelle 2009.jpg NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M Kolb.jpg
Leader Joseph Morelle Brian Kolb
Party Democratic Republican
Leader's seat New York 136th Assembly District New York 131st Assembly District
Seats before 105 42
Seats after 107 43
Seat change Increase 2 Increase 1
Popular vote 3,851,654 2,041,214
Percentage 58.12% 30.80%

Speaker Pro Tempore before election

Jeffrion Aubry
Democratic Party

Speaker Pro Tempore

Jeffrion Aubry
Democratic Party


The 2016 New York State Assembly election were held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, with the primary election on September 13, 2016. Voters in the 150 districts of the New York State Assembly elected their representatives. The elections coincided with the elections for other offices, including for U.S. President and the state senate.

Overview[edit]

New York State Assembly elections, 2016
General election — November 8, 2016[1]
Party Votes Percentage Not up Contested Before After +/–
Democratic ' ' 0 105 105' 107 Increase 2
Republican 0 42 42 43 Increase 1
Libertarian 1,149 0 2 0 0 Steady
Write-ins 2,749 2.05% 0 10 0 0 Steady
Party Votes Percentage
Democratic 3,851,654 58.12%
Republican 2,041,214 30.80%
Conservative 306,448 4.62%
Independence 181,577 2.74%
Working Families 169,524 2.56%
Reform 26,238 0.40%
Women's Equality 25,106 0.38%
Green 19,264 0.29%
Stop de Blasio 1499 0.02%
Tax Revolt 1222 0.02%
Libertarian 1149 0.02%
Tax Cuts Now 1047 0.02%
New Ideas 914 0.01%

Results[edit]

District 1[edit]

1st Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Fred Thiele 30,803 56.64%
Working Families Fred Thiele 1,772 4.47%
Independence Fred Thiele 2,243 3.11%
Women's Equality Fred Thiele 428 0.68%
Total Fred Thiele 35,246 55.65%
Republican Robert Antonacci 21,280 33.60%
Total Robert Antonacci 21,280 33.60%
Blank 6,718 10.61%
Void 29 0.05%
Write-in 63 0.10%
Totals 63,340 100.00%
Independence/Democratic Hold

District 2[edit]

2nd Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Anthony Palumbo 32,636 49.24%
Conservative Anthony Palumbo 5,235 7.90%
Independence Anthony Palumbo 1,724 2.60%
Reform Anthony Palumbo 200 0.30%
Total Anthony Palumbo 39,795 60.04%
Democratic Michael L. Conroy 19,575 29.53%
Total Michael L. Conroy 19,575 29.53%
Blank 6,794 10.25%
Void 11 0.02%
Write-in 33 0.05%
Totals 66,280 100.00%
Republican Hold

District 3[edit]

3rd Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Dean Murray 23,957 45.52%
Conservative Dean Murray 3,560 6.76%
Independence Dean Murray 1,401 2.66%
Reform Dean Murray 169 0.03%
Total Dean Murray 29,087 55.27%
Democratic Gregory D. Schoen 17,404 33.07%
Total Gregory D. Schoen 17,404 33.07%
Blank 6,108 11.61%
Void 7 0.01%
Write-in 20 0.04%
Totals 52,626 100.00%
Republican Hold

District 4[edit]

4th Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Steve Englebright 29,051 48.59%
Working Families Steve Englebright 1,400 2.34%
Independence Steve Englebright 1,490 2.49%
Total Steve Englebright 31,941 53.42%
Republican Steven Weissbard 18,811 31.46%
Conservative Steven Weissbard 3,183 5.32%
Total Steven Weissbard 21,994 36.78%
Blank 5,813 9.72%
Void 12 0.02%
Write-in 31 0.05%
Totals 59,791 100.00%
Democratic Hold

District 5[edit]

5th Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Al Graf 27,949 46.94%
Conservative Al Graf 4,097 6.88%
Independence Al Graf 1,190 2.00%
Reform Al Graf 148 0.25%
Total Al Graf 33,384 56.06%
Democratic Gregory D. Schoen 18,313 30.75%
Total Gregory D. Schoen 18,313 30.75%
Libertarian James Smith 824 1.38%
Blank 6,983 11.72%
Void 16 0.03%
Write-in 26 0.04%
Totals 59,546 100.00%
Republican Hold

District 6[edit]

4th Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Democratic Philip Ramos 24,201 68.46%
Working Families Philip Ramos 1,573 4.45%
Independence Philip Ramos 1,046 2.96%
Total Philip Ramos 26,820 75.87%
Blank 8,438 23.87%
Void 1 >0.01%
Write-in 89 0.25%
Totals 35,348 100.00%
Democratic Hold

District 7[edit]

7th Assembly District election in New York, 2016[1]
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Andrew Barbarino 31,330 48.91%
Conservative Andrew Barbarino 5,018 7.83%
Independence Andrew Barbarino 1,612 2.52%
Reform Andrew Barbarino 275 0.43%
Total Andrew Barbarino 38,235 59.69%
Democratic Nickolas R. Gambini 18,653 29.12%
Total Nickolas R. Gambini 18,653 29.12%
Blank 7,133 11.13%
Void 14 0.02%
Write-in 26 0.04%
Totals 64,061 100.00%
Republican Hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "2016 New York State Assembly election results" (PDF).