New York State Assembly

New York State Assembly


The New York State Assembly is the lower house of the New York State Legislature and the New York State Senate being the upper house. There are 150 seats in the Assembly. Assembly members serve two-year terms without term limits.

The Assembly convenes at the State Capitol in Albany.

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The New York State Assembly is the lower house of the New York State Legislature,[1] with the New York State Senate being the upper house.[2] There are 150 seats in the Assembly.[3] Assembly members serve two-year terms without term limits.[4]

The Assembly convenes at the State Capitol in Albany.

Leadership of the Assembly

The speaker of the Assembly presides over the Assembly. The speaker is elected by the Majority Conference, followed by confirmation of the full Assembly through the passage of an Assembly Resolution. In addition to presiding over the body, the speaker also has the chief leadership position, and controls the flow of legislation and committee assignments. The minority leader is elected by party caucus. The majority leader of the Assembly is selected by, and serves, the speaker.[5]

Democrat Carl Heastie of the 83rd Assembly District has served as speaker of the Assembly since February 2015.[6] Crystal Peoples-Stokes of the 141st Assembly District has served as Assembly majority leader since December 2018.[7] Republican William A. Barclay of the 120th Assembly District has served as Assembly minority leader since January 2020.[8]

SpeakerCarl Heastie83
Majority leaderCrystal Peoples-Stokes141
Minority leaderWilliam A. Barclay120

Composition by party

The Assembly has been controlled by the Democratic Party since 1975.[9]

(Shading indicates Majority Conference)
End 2015–16 session10414111473
Start 2017–18 session[10]10614301500
End 2017–2018 session1021[a][11][12]421464
Start 2019-20 session[13]10514401500
End 2019-2020 session101431455
Start 2021-22 session10614301500
September 10, 2021[14]1051491
November 2, 2021[15]1061500
November 4, 20221051491
January 1, 20221031473
January 18, 20221041482
February 4, 20221031473
February 15, 2022105421482
March 22, 20221061491
March 30, 2022[16]1051482
April 7, 2022[17]431491
May 5, 2022[18]1060
May 24, 2022[19]1071500
Start 2023-2024 session10204801500
July 14, 2023[20]1011491
September 14, 2023[21]1021500
January 8, 2024[22]1011491
February 13, 2024[23]1021500
Latest voting share68%0%32%

Members of the New York State Assembly

DistrictImagePartyMemberFirst electedCountiesResidence
1DemocraticFred Thiele1995+SuffolkSag Harbor
2RepublicanJodi Giglio2020SuffolkRiverhead
3RepublicanJoe DeStefano2018SuffolkBrookhaven
4RepublicanEdward Flood2022SuffolkPort Jefferson Station
5RepublicanDouglas M. Smith2018+SuffolkHolbrook
6DemocraticPhilip Ramos2002SuffolkBrentwood
7RepublicanJarett Gandolfo2020SuffolkSayville
8RepublicanMichael J. Fitzpatrick2002SuffolkSt. James
9RepublicanMichael Durso2020Nassau, SuffolkMassapequa Park
10DemocraticSteve Stern2018+Nassau, SuffolkDix Hills
11DemocraticKimberly Jean-Pierre2014Nassau, SuffolkWheatley Heights
12RepublicanKeith Brown2020+SuffolkNorthport
13DemocraticCharles D. Lavine2004NassauGlen Cove
14RepublicanDavid McDonough2002+NassauMerrick
15RepublicanJake Blumencranz2022NassauOyster Bay
16DemocraticGina Sillitti2020NassauManorhaven
17RepublicanJohn Mikulin2018+NassauBethpage
18DemocraticTaylor Darling2018NassauHempstead
19RepublicanEd Ra2010NassauGarden City South
20RepublicanEric "Ari" Brown2022+NassauCedarhurst
21RepublicanBrian F. Curran2022NassauLynbrook
22DemocraticMichaelle C. Solages2012NassauElmont
23DemocraticStacey Pheffer Amato2016QueensQueens (Rockaway)
24DemocraticDavid Weprin2010+QueensQueens (Hollis)
25DemocraticNily Rozic2012QueensQueens (Fresh Meadows)
26DemocraticEdward Braunstein2010QueensQueens (Bayside)
27DemocraticSam Berger2023+QueensQueens (Kew Gardens Hills)
28DemocraticAndrew Hevesi2005+QueensQueens (Forest Hills)
29DemocraticAlicia Hyndman2015+QueensQueens (Rosedale)
30DemocraticSteven Raga2022QueensQueens (Woodside)
31DemocraticKhaleel Anderson2020QueensQueens (Far Rockaway)
32DemocraticVivian E. Cook1990QueensQueens (Jamaica)
33DemocraticClyde Vanel2016+QueensQueens (Cambria Heights)
34DemocraticJessica González-Rojas2020QueensQueens (East Elmhurst)
35DemocraticJeffrion L. Aubry1992+QueensQueens (Corona)
36DemocraticZohran Mamdani2020QueensQueens (Astoria)
37DemocraticJuan Ardila2022QueensQueens (Maspeth)
38DemocraticJenifer Rajkumar2020QueensQueens (Woodhaven)
39DemocraticCatalina Cruz2018QueensQueens (Jackson Heights)
40DemocraticRon Kim2012QueensQueens (Flushing)
41DemocraticHelene Weinstein1980Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Sheepshead Bay)
42DemocraticRodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn2014Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Flatbush)
43DemocraticBrian A. Cunningham2022+Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Flatbush)
44DemocraticRobert Carroll2016Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Windsor Terrace)
45RepublicanMichael Novakhov2022Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Manhattan Beach)
46RepublicanAlec Brook-Krasny2022Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Coney Island)
47DemocraticWilliam Colton1996Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Bensonhurst)
48DemocraticSimcha Eichenstein2018Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Borough Park)
49RepublicanLester Chang2022Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Midwood)
50DemocraticEmily Gallagher2020Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Greenpoint)
51DemocraticMarcela Mitaynes2020Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Sunset Park)
52DemocraticJo Anne Simon2014Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Boerum Hill)
53DemocraticMaritza Davila2013+Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Bushwick)
54DemocraticErik Martin Dilan2014Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Cypress Hills)
55DemocraticLatrice Walker2014Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Brownsville)
56DemocraticStefani Zinerman2020Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Bedford-Stuyvesant)
57DemocraticPhara Souffrant Forrest2020Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Fort Greene)
58DemocraticMonique Chandler-Waterman2022+[19]Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (East Flatbush)
59DemocraticJaime Williams2016+Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Canarsie)
60DemocraticNikki Lucas2022+Kings (Brooklyn)Brooklyn (Starret City)
61DemocraticCharles Fall2018New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island)Staten Island (Mariners Harbor)
62RepublicanMichael Reilly2018Richmond (Staten Island)Staten Island (Eltingville)
63RepublicanSam Pirozzolo2022Richmond (Staten Island)Staten Island (Castleton Corners)
64RepublicanMichael Tannousis2020Kings (Brooklyn), Richmond (Staten Island)Staten Island (Great Kills)
65DemocraticGrace Lee2022New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Financial District)
66DemocraticDeborah J. Glick1990New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Greenwich Village)
67DemocraticLinda Rosenthal2006+New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Upper West Side)
68DemocraticEddie Gibbs2022+New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Harlem)
69DemocraticDaniel J. O'Donnell2002New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Upper West Side)
70DemocraticInez Dickens2016New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Harlem)
71DemocraticAl Taylor2017+New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Harlem)
72DemocraticManny De Los Santos2022+New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Fort George)
73DemocraticAlex Bores2022New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Upper East Side)
74DemocraticHarvey Epstein2018+New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (East Village)
75DemocraticTony Simone2022New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Hell's Kitchen)
76DemocraticRebecca Seawright2014New York (Manhattan)Manhattan (Upper East Side)
77DemocraticLandon Dais2024+BronxThe Bronx (Concourse)
78DemocraticGeorge Alvarez2022BronxThe Bronx (Fordham)
79DemocraticChantel Jackson2020BronxThe Bronx (Morrisania)
80DemocraticJohn Zaccaro Jr.2022BronxThe Bronx (Pelham Parkway)
81DemocraticJeffrey Dinowitz1994+BronxThe Bronx (Riverdale)
82DemocraticMichael Benedetto2004BronxThe Bronx (Pelham Bay)
83DemocraticCarl Heastie2000BronxThe Bronx (Williamsbridge)
84DemocraticAmanda Septimo2020BronxThe Bronx (South Bronx)
85DemocraticKenny Burgos2020BronxThe Bronx (Soundview)
86DemocraticYudelka Tapia2021+BronxThe Bronx (Fordham)
87DemocraticKarines Reyes2018BronxThe Bronx (Parkchester)
88DemocraticAmy Paulin2000WestchesterScarsdale
89DemocraticJ. Gary Pretlow1992WestchesterMount Vernon
90DemocraticNader Sayegh2018WestchesterYonkers
91DemocraticSteven Otis2012WestchesterRye
92DemocraticMaryJane Shimsky2022WestchesterDobbs Ferry
93DemocraticChris Burdick2020WestchesterBedford
94RepublicanMatt Slater2022Westchester, PutnamYorktown
95DemocraticDana Levenberg2022Westchester, PutnamOssining
96DemocraticKenneth Zebrowski Jr.2007+RocklandClarkstown
97RepublicanJohn W. McGowan2022RocklandPearl River
98RepublicanKarl A. Brabenec2014Orange, RocklandDeerpark
99DemocraticChris Eachus2022Orange, RocklandNew Windsor
100DemocraticAileen Gunther2003+Orange, SullivanForestburgh
101RepublicanBrian Maher2022Delaware, Oneida, Orange, Otsego, Sullivan, UlsterMontgomery
102RepublicanChristopher Tague2018+Albany, Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, UlsterSchoharie
103DemocraticSarahana Shrestha2022Dutchess, UlsterEsopus
104DemocraticJonathan Jacobson2018+Dutchess, Orange, UlsterNewburgh
105RepublicanAnil Beephan Jr.2022DutchessEast Fishkill
106DemocraticDidi Barrett2012+Columbia, DutchessHudson
107RepublicanScott Bendett2022Albany, Columbia, Rensselaer, WashingtonAverill Park
108DemocraticJohn T. McDonald III2012Albany, Rensselaer, SaratogaCohoes
109DemocraticPatricia Fahy2012AlbanyAlbany
110DemocraticPhillip Steck2012Albany, SchenectadyColonie
111DemocraticAngelo Santabarbara2012Montgomery, SchenectadyRotterdam
112RepublicanMary Beth Walsh2016Fulton, Saratoga, SchenectadyBurnt Hills
113DemocraticCarrie Woerner2014Saratoga, Warren, WashingtonRound Lake
114RepublicanMatt Simpson2020Essex, Fulton, Saratoga, Warren, WashingtonHoricon
115DemocraticBilly Jones2016Clinton, Essex, FranklinChateaugay
116RepublicanScott Gray2022Jefferson, St. LawrenceWatertown
117RepublicanKen Blankenbush2010Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, St. LawrenceBlack River
118RepublicanRobert Smullen2018Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, OneidaJohnstown
119DemocraticMarianne Buttenschon2018OneidaMarcy
120RepublicanWilliam A. Barclay2002Jefferson, Oswego, WaynePulaski
121RepublicanJoe Angelino2020Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Madison, Otsego, SullivanNorwich
122RepublicanBrian Miller2016Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, OtsegoNew Hartford
123DemocraticDonna Lupardo2004BroomeEndwell
124RepublicanChristopher S. Friend2010Broome, Chemung, TiogaBig Flats
125DemocraticAnna Kelles2020Cortland, TompkinsIthaca
126RepublicanJohn Lemondes Jr.2020Cayuga, OnondagaJamesville
127DemocraticAlbert A. Stirpe Jr.2012Madison, OnondagaNorth Syracuse
128DemocraticPamela Hunter2015+OnondagaSyracuse
129DemocraticWilliam Magnarelli1998OnondagaSyracuse
130RepublicanBrian Manktelow2018Monroe, WayneLyons
131RepublicanJeff Gallahan2020Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Ontario, SenecaManchester
132RepublicanPhil Palmesano2010Chemung, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, YatesCorning
133RepublicanMarjorie Byrnes2018Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Steuben, WyomingCaledonia
134RepublicanJosh Jensen2020MonroeGreece
135DemocraticJennifer Lunsford2020MonroePerinton
136DemocraticSarah Clark2020MonroeRochester
137DemocraticDemond Meeks2020MonroeRochester
138DemocraticHarry Bronson2010MonroeRochester
139RepublicanStephen Hawley2006+Erie, Genesee, Monroe, OrleansBatavia
140DemocraticWilliam Conrad III2020Erie, NiagaraTonawanda
141DemocraticCrystal Peoples-Stokes2002ErieBuffalo
142DemocraticPatrick B. Burke2018ErieBuffalo
143DemocraticMonica P. Wallace2016ErieLancaster
144RepublicanMichael Norris2016Erie, NiagaraLockport
145RepublicanAngelo Morinello2016Erie, NiagaraNiagara Falls
146DemocraticKaren McMahon2018ErieWilliamsville
147RepublicanDavid DiPietro2012Erie, WyomingEast Aurora
148RepublicanJoseph Giglio2005+Allegany, Cattaraugus, SteubenGowanda
149DemocraticJonathan Rivera2020ErieBuffalo
150RepublicanAndy Goodell2010Erie, ChautauquaEllicott
  • +Elected in a special election


The New York State Assembly has the following committees:[24]

  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
  • Banks
  • Children and Families
  • Cities
  • Codes
  • Consumer Affairs and Protection
  • Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
  • Correction
  • Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
  • Education
  • Election Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Ethics and Guidance
  • Governmental Employees
  • Governmental Operations
  • Health
  • Higher Education
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Judiciary
  • Labor
  • Libraries and Education Technology
  • Local Governments
  • Mental Health
  • Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
  • People with Disabilities
  • Racing and Wagering
  • Real Property Taxation
  • Rules
  • Science & Technology
  • Small Business
  • Social Services
  • Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
  • Transportation
  • Veterans' Affairs
  • Ways and Means

See also


  1. ^ Asm. Erik Bohen (a registered Democrat who won an April 24, 2018 special election on the Republican Party line) was not a member of any caucus during his Assembly tenure.


  1. ^ Colon, Dave (November 26, 2018). "As Democratic Senate Becomes Reality, Unclear How Hard Assembly Majority Will Push Prior Agenda". Gotham Gazette.
  2. ^ Runyeon, Frank G. (November 28, 2018). "The Secret Playbook NY State Senate Democrats Used To 'Wipe The Floor' With Republicans". Gothamist. Archived from the original on July 30, 2019. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  3. ^ Precious, Tom (November 13, 2018). "Crystal Peoples-Stokes in the running for Assembly majority leader post". The Buffalo News.
  4. ^ Carola, Chris (June 14, 2018). "New York state lawmakers push term limits for elected state offices". Daily Freeman. Archived from the original on February 15, 2020.
  5. ^ "Roles and Responsibilities of Selected Leadership Positions". National Conference of State Legislatures. September 29, 2017. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  6. ^ McKinley, Jesse (February 3, 2015). "Heastie Elected Speaker of New York Assembly". The New York Times.
  7. ^ Precious, Tom (December 17, 2018). "WNY gets Albany leverage as Peoples-Stokes named Assembly majority leader". The Buffalo News.
  8. ^ "NY Assembly Republicans select new minority leader". The Post-Star. April 6, 2009.
  9. ^ Barron, Seth (October 16, 2018). "All-Blue Albany?". City Journal.
  10. ^ "2016 Election Results". New York State Board of Elections.
  11. ^ "Bohen, Burke Have Rematch for Assembly Seat". Spectrum News.
  12. ^ Precious, Tom (April 25, 2018). "A day after his Assembly victory, Bohen receives a lesson in Albany 101". The Buffalo News.
  13. ^ "Certified Results from the November 6, 2018 General Election for NYS Assembly" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections.
  14. ^ Falcone, Christian (August 14, 2021). "Bronx lawmaker resigns from state Assembly". Bronx Times.
  15. ^ "New York state legislative special elections, 2021". Ballotpedia. Retrieved May 25, 2022.
  16. ^ Democrat N. Nick Perry (District 58) resigned to become ambassador to Jamaica.Coltin, Jeff (April 7, 2022). "A special election is expected to fill N. Nick Perry's Assembly seat". City & State NY. Retrieved April 14, 2023.
  17. ^ "Alert Center: Republican Eric Brown defeats Democrat David Lobl in special election". News 12 - New Jersey. April 8, 2022.
  18. ^ Fred Thiele (District 1) switched parties from Independence to Democratic.
  19. ^ a b Brachfeld, Ben (May 25, 2022). "Monique Chandler-Waterman wins East Flatbush Assembly special election, defeats Adams pick Reid". Brooklyn Paper. Archived from the original on May 25, 2022. Retrieved May 26, 2022.
  20. ^ Schwach, Ryan (June 15, 2023). "Queens Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal to step down". Queens Daily Eagle.
  21. ^ Krichevsky, Sophie (September 14, 2023). "Berger comes out on top in AD 27 special election".
  22. ^ Lisa, Kate (January 4, 2023). "Bronx state Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner abruptly resigns after first day of session".
  23. ^ Campbell, Jon (February 13, 2024). "Democrat Landon Dais cruises to win in Bronx Assembly election". Gothamist. Retrieved February 14, 2024.
  24. ^ "Committees, Commissions and Task Forces". New York State Assembly.

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