Incumbent Jack Martins, R-Mineola, has been re-elected to another term in the the New York State Senate, defeating Democratic challenger Daniel Ross by nearly 3,600 votes.
According to the Nassau County Board of Elections, Martins received nearly 52 percent of the vote to edge Ross, D-Manhasset, 48,305 votes to 44,707 in the race for the seventh senatorial district in New York. Currently serving his first-term in the state senate, Martins is the former mayor of Mineola. He had said committed to fiscal integrity, tax relief and job creation, as well as mandate relief for schools and local government.
Ross, a captain with the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department and automobile sales manager, had said he is devoted to strengthening education and job creation, and adds that he takes issues about the environment, safety and equality very seriously.
Jack M. Martins (R)
Daniel Ross (D)