Rating Group: Business Council of New York State, Incorporated

2014 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
NY U.S. House - 1 Lee Zeldin Republican 88%
NY U.S. House - 2 Andrew Garbarino Republican 79%
NY U.S. House - 11 Nicole Malliotakis Republican 84%
NY U.S. House - 13 Adriano Espaillat Democratic 45%
NY U.S. House - 22 Claudia Tenney Republican 68%
NY U.S. House - 25 Joe Morelle Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 1 Fred Thiele, Jr. Democratic, Conservative, Independence, Working Families 56%
NY State Assembly - 4 Steve Englebright Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 6 Phil Ramos Democratic, Working Families 65%
NY State Assembly - 8 Michael Fitzpatrick Republican, Conservative, Independence 84%
NY State Assembly - 13 Charles Lavine Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 14 David McDonough Conservative 89%
NY State Assembly - 15 Michael Montesano Republican, Conservative, Independence 84%
NY State Assembly - 19 Edward Ra Republican, Conservative, Independence, Tax Revolt 84%
NY State Assembly - 22 Michaelle Solages Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 24 David Weprin Democratic 61%
NY State Assembly - 25 Nily Rozic Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 26 Edward Braunstein Democratic, Independence 58%
NY State Assembly - 28 Andrew Hevesi Democratic 56%
NY State Assembly - 32 Vivian Cook Democratic, Liberal 58%
NY State Assembly - 35 Jeffrion Aubry Democratic, Liberal 58%
NY State Assembly - 37 Catherine Nolan Democratic 60%
NY State Assembly - 40 Ron Kim Democratic, Independence, Working Families 61%
NY State Assembly - 41 Helene Weinstein Democratic, Liberal 69%
NY State Assembly - 45 Steven Cymbrowitz Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 47 William Colton Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 49 Peter Abbate, Jr. Democratic, Independence 53%
NY State Assembly - 53 Maritza Davila Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 58 N. Nick Perry Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 63 Michael Cusick Democratic 68%
NY State Assembly - 66 Deborah Glick Democratic 61%
NY State Assembly - 67 Linda Rosenthal Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 69 Daniel O'Donnell Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 73 Dan Quart Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 75 Dick Gottfried Democratic 47%
NY State Assembly - 78 Jose Rivera Democratic, Working Families 56%
NY State Assembly - 81 Jeffrey Dinowitz Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 82 Michael Benedetto Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 83 Carl Heastie Democratic 53%
NY State Assembly - 88 Amy Paulin Democratic 56%
NY State Assembly - 89 Gary Pretlow, Sr. Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 91 Steve Otis Democratic, Independence, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 92 Tom Abinanti Democratic, Independence 58%
NY State Assembly - 95 Sandy Galef Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 100 Aileen Gunther Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 103 Kevin Cahill Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 105 Kieran Lalor Republican, Independence 72%
NY State Assembly - 106 Didi Barrett Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 108 John McDonald III Democratic, Independence 58%
NY State Assembly - 109 Patricia Fahy Democratic, Independence, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 110 Phillip Steck Democratic, Independence, Working Families 63%
NY State Assembly - 111 Angelo Santabarbara Democratic, Conservative, Independence, Working Families, Lower Taxes 58%
NY State Assembly - 117 Kenneth Blankenbush Republican, Conservative 89%
NY State Assembly - 120 Will Barclay Republican 89%
NY State Assembly - 123 Donna Lupardo Democratic 58%
NY State Assembly - 124 Chris Friend Republican 74%
NY State Assembly - 127 Al Stirpe Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 129 Bill Magnarelli Democratic 56%
NY State Assembly - 132 Phil Palmesano Republican, Conservative, Independence 89%
NY State Assembly - 138 Harry Bronson Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 139 Steve Hawley Republican, Conservative, Independence 89%
NY State Assembly - 141 Crystal Peoples-Stokes Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Assembly - 147 Dave DiPietro Republican, Conservative 79%
NY State Assembly - 148 Joe Giglio Republican, Conservative, Independence 84%
NY State Assembly - 150 Andy Goodell Republican, Conservative, Change Albany 95%
NY State Senate - 1 Anthony Palumbo Republican 89%
NY State Senate - 4 Phil Boyle Republican 87%
NY State Senate - 10 James Sanders, Jr. Democratic 79%
NY State Senate - 12 Michael Gianaris Democratic 75%
NY State Senate - 15 Joseph Addabbo, Jr. Democratic 87%
NY State Senate - 16 Toby Ann Stavisky Democratic 75%
NY State Senate - 17 Simcha Felder Democratic 88%
NY State Senate - 21 Kevin Parker Democratic, Working Families 75%
NY State Senate - 23 Diane Savino Democratic, Working Families, Independence Party 88%
NY State Senate - 24 Andrew Lanza Republican 88%
NY State Senate - 26 Brian Kavanagh Democratic, Working Families 58%
NY State Senate - 27 Brad Hoylman Democratic, Working Families 71%
NY State Senate - 28 Liz Krueger Democratic, Working Families 63%
NY State Senate - 29 José Serrano Democratic, Working Families 75%
NY State Senate - 32 Luis Sepulveda Democratic 61%
NY State Senate - 33 Gustavo Rivera Democratic, Working Families 75%
NY State Senate - 35 Andrea Stewart-Cousins Democratic, Working Families 81%
NY State Senate - 37 Shelley Mayer Democratic 58%
NY State Senate - 39 James Skoufis Democratic, Working Families, Reform, Women's Equality 58%
NY State Senate - 44 Neil Breslin Democratic, Working Families, Independence Party 87%
NY State Senate - 45 Dan Stec Republican 84%
NY State Senate - 47 Joseph Griffo Republican, Conservative, Independence Party 88%
NY State Senate - 48 Patty Ritchie Republican, Conservative, Independence Party 81%
NY State Senate - 49 Jim Tedisco Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform 89%
NY State Senate - 58 Thomas O'Mara Republican, Conservative, Independence Party 88%
NY State Senate - 59 Patrick Gallivan Republican, Conservative, Independence Party 81%
NY State Senate - 60 Sean Ryan Democratic 59%
NY State Senate - 63 Timothy Kennedy Democratic, Working Families, Independence Party 80%
NY Secretary of State Robert Rodriguez Democratic 69%
NY Council Member - 18 Rubén Díaz, Sr. Democratic 83%
NY Council Member - 21 Francisco Moya Democratic 56%
NY Council Member - 51 Joseph Borelli Republican 89%
NY Legislator - 13 Tom McKevitt 89%
Carmen Arroyo 59%
Tony Avella 88%
State Office Name Party Rating
NY U.S. House - 1 Lee Zeldin R 88%
NY U.S. House - 2 Andrew Garbarino R 79%
NY U.S. House - 11 Nicole Malliotakis R 84%
NY U.S. House - 13 Adriano Espaillat D 45%
NY U.S. House - 22 Claudia Tenney R 68%
NY U.S. House - 25 Joe Morelle D 58%
NY State Assembly - 1 Fred Thiele, Jr. Other 56%
NY State Assembly - 4 Steve Englebright D 58%
NY State Assembly - 6 Phil Ramos Other 65%
NY State Assembly - 8 Michael Fitzpatrick Other 84%
NY State Assembly - 13 Charles Lavine D 58%
NY State Assembly - 14 David McDonough Other 89%
NY State Assembly - 15 Michael Montesano Other 84%
NY State Assembly - 19 Edward Ra Other 84%
NY State Assembly - 22 Michaelle Solages Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 24 David Weprin D 61%
NY State Assembly - 25 Nily Rozic Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 26 Edward Braunstein Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 28 Andrew Hevesi D 56%
NY State Assembly - 32 Vivian Cook Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 35 Jeffrion Aubry Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 37 Catherine Nolan D 60%
NY State Assembly - 40 Ron Kim Other 61%
NY State Assembly - 41 Helene Weinstein Other 69%
NY State Assembly - 45 Steven Cymbrowitz D 58%
NY State Assembly - 47 William Colton Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 49 Peter Abbate, Jr. Other 53%
NY State Assembly - 53 Maritza Davila D 58%
NY State Assembly - 58 N. Nick Perry D 58%
NY State Assembly - 63 Michael Cusick D 68%
NY State Assembly - 66 Deborah Glick D 61%
NY State Assembly - 67 Linda Rosenthal D 58%
NY State Assembly - 69 Daniel O'Donnell D 58%
NY State Assembly - 73 Dan Quart D 58%
NY State Assembly - 75 Dick Gottfried D 47%
NY State Assembly - 78 Jose Rivera Other 56%
NY State Assembly - 81 Jeffrey Dinowitz D 58%
NY State Assembly - 82 Michael Benedetto D 58%
NY State Assembly - 83 Carl Heastie D 53%
NY State Assembly - 88 Amy Paulin D 56%
NY State Assembly - 89 Gary Pretlow, Sr. D 58%
NY State Assembly - 91 Steve Otis Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 92 Tom Abinanti Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 95 Sandy Galef D 58%
NY State Assembly - 100 Aileen Gunther D 58%
NY State Assembly - 103 Kevin Cahill D 58%
NY State Assembly - 105 Kieran Lalor Other 72%
NY State Assembly - 106 Didi Barrett D 58%
NY State Assembly - 108 John McDonald III Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 109 Patricia Fahy Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 110 Phillip Steck Other 63%
NY State Assembly - 111 Angelo Santabarbara Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 117 Kenneth Blankenbush Other 89%
NY State Assembly - 120 Will Barclay R 89%
NY State Assembly - 123 Donna Lupardo D 58%
NY State Assembly - 124 Chris Friend R 74%
NY State Assembly - 127 Al Stirpe Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 129 Bill Magnarelli D 56%
NY State Assembly - 132 Phil Palmesano Other 89%
NY State Assembly - 138 Harry Bronson Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 139 Steve Hawley Other 89%
NY State Assembly - 141 Crystal Peoples-Stokes Other 58%
NY State Assembly - 147 Dave DiPietro Other 79%
NY State Assembly - 148 Joe Giglio Other 84%
NY State Assembly - 150 Andy Goodell Other 95%
NY State Senate - 1 Anthony Palumbo R 89%
NY State Senate - 4 Phil Boyle R 87%
NY State Senate - 10 James Sanders, Jr. D 79%
NY State Senate - 12 Michael Gianaris D 75%
NY State Senate - 15 Joseph Addabbo, Jr. D 87%
NY State Senate - 16 Toby Ann Stavisky D 75%
NY State Senate - 17 Simcha Felder D 88%
NY State Senate - 21 Kevin Parker Other 75%
NY State Senate - 23 Diane Savino Other 88%
NY State Senate - 24 Andrew Lanza R 88%
NY State Senate - 26 Brian Kavanagh Other 58%
NY State Senate - 27 Brad Hoylman Other 71%
NY State Senate - 28 Liz Krueger Other 63%
NY State Senate - 29 José Serrano Other 75%
NY State Senate - 32 Luis Sepulveda D 61%
NY State Senate - 33 Gustavo Rivera Other 75%
NY State Senate - 35 Andrea Stewart-Cousins Other 81%
NY State Senate - 37 Shelley Mayer D 58%
NY State Senate - 39 James Skoufis Other 58%
NY State Senate - 44 Neil Breslin Other 87%
NY State Senate - 45 Dan Stec R 84%
NY State Senate - 47 Joseph Griffo Other 88%
NY State Senate - 48 Patty Ritchie Other 81%
NY State Senate - 49 Jim Tedisco Other 89%
NY State Senate - 58 Thomas O'Mara Other 88%
NY State Senate - 59 Patrick Gallivan Other 81%
NY State Senate - 60 Sean Ryan D 59%
NY State Senate - 63 Timothy Kennedy Other 80%
NY Secretary of State Robert Rodriguez D 69%
NY Council Member - 18 Rubén Díaz, Sr. D 83%
NY Council Member - 21 Francisco Moya D 56%
NY Council Member - 51 Joseph Borelli R 89%
NY Legislator - 13 Tom McKevitt 89%
Carmen Arroyo 59%
Tony Avella 88%
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