Long Island

LI's 9 Republican state senators

Dean Skelos Skelos, 62, of Rockville Center, is

Dean Skelos
Skelos, 62, of Rockville Center, is the State Senate majority leader. (May 18, 2010) Photo Credit: AP

Long Island's nine state senators are once again all Republicans. Earlier versions of the "Long Island Nine," had a reputation as a powerful voting bloc in the Senate.

Dean Skelos Skelos, 62, of Rockville Center, is
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Dean Skelos
Skelos, 62, of Rockville Center, is the State Senate majority leader. (May 18, 2010)

Jack Martins Martins, 43, defeated Democract incumbent Craig
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Jack Martins
Martins, 43, defeated Democract incumbent Craig Johnson. Martin had been the mayor of the village of Mineola. (Dec. 4, 2010)

Lee Zeldin Zeldin, 30, of Shirley, is a
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Lee Zeldin
Zeldin, 30, of Shirley, is a Iraq War veteran. He defeated Democratic incumbent Brian X. Foley.

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. Fuschillo, 50, of Merrick,
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Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.
Fuschillo, 50, of Merrick, won his seventh term in the 8th Senate District.

Carl L. Marcellino Marcellino, 68, of Syosset, before

Carl L. Marcellino
Marcellino, 68, of Syosset, before entering office in March 1995 worked as a New York City high school teacher and Oyster Bay's town clerk.

Ken P. LaValle LaValle, 71, of Port Jefferson,

Ken P. LaValle
LaValle, 71, of Port Jefferson, was first elected to the Senate in 1976.

Owen H. Johnson Johnson, 81, of West Babylon,
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Owen H. Johnson
Johnson, 81, of West Babylon, was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps. He was elected to the State Senate in 1972.

John Flanagan Flanagan, 49, of East Northport, was
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John Flanagan
Flanagan, 49, of East Northport, was elected to the State Senate in 2002 after serving 16 years in the Assembly.

Kemp Hannon Hannon, 64, of Garden City, has
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Kemp Hannon
Hannon, 64, of Garden City, has been a member of the State Senate since winning a special election in 1989.

The nine Republican state senators from Long Island
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The nine Republican state senators from Long Island are: John Flanagan, Jack Martin, Kemp Hannon, Owen Johnson, Dean Skelos, Ken LaValle, Carl Marcellino, Charles Fuschillo, and Lee Zeldin

The nine Republican state senators from Long Island.
Photo Credit: J. Condrad Williams Jr.

The nine Republican state senators from Long Island.

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