New York's 3rd State Senate district

New York's 3rd
State Senate District
New York State Senate District 3 (2012).png
Current senatorMonica Martinez (DBrentwood)
Registration35.8% Democratic
29.9% Republican
26.8% No party preference
Demographics60% White
9% Black
27% Hispanic
3% Asian
Population (2017)315,802[1]
Registered voters197,679[2]

New York's 3rd State Senate district is one of 63 districts of the New York State Senate. It has been represented by Democratic Senator Monica Martinez since 2019. She succeeded former Republican Senator Thomas Croci, who served from 2015 until his retirement in 2018.

Geography[edit]

District 3 covers much of south-central Suffolk County on Long Island, including portions of Brookhaven and Islip. Most of Brentwood, the largest census-designated place on Long Island, is located within the district.[3]

The district overlaps with U.S. congressional districts 1 and 2, and with New York State Assembly districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8.[4]

Recent election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 New York State Senate election, District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Monica Martinez 49,160 51.6
Republican Dean Murray 46,164 48.4
Total votes 95,337 100
Democratic gain from Republican

2016[edit]

2016 New York State Senate election, District 3[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John De Vito Jr. 1,390 42.1
Democratic Joseph L. Fritz 1,012 30.7
Democratic Ricardo Montano 898 27.2
Total votes 3,300 100.0
General election
Republican Thomas Croci (incumbent) 65,713 58.1
Democratic John De Vito Jr. 46,108 40.7
Women's Equality Joseph L. Fritz 1,363 1.2
Total votes 113,184 100
Republican hold

2014[edit]

2014 New York State Senate election, District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas Croci 33,861 58.3
Democratic Adrienne Esposito 24,200 41.7
Total votes 58,061 100
Republican hold

2012[edit]

2012 New York State Senate election, District 3[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lee Zeldin (incumbent) 51,920 55.8
Democratic Francis T. Genco 41,139 44.2
Total votes 93,059 100
Republican hold

Federal results in District 3[edit]

Year Office Results[6]
2016 President Trump 51.3 – 45.3%
2012 President Obama 55.4 – 43.4%
Senate Gillibrand 66.7 – 32.1%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Senate District 3, NY". Census Reporter. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Enrollment by Senate District". New York State Board of Elections. February 2019.
  3. ^ "Our District". Monica R. Martinez, The New York State Senate. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  4. ^ David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d "New York State Senate District 3". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 23 June 2019.