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Kirsten Gillibrand (D, WF, I)


PROFILE:

Born in 1966, Kirsten Gillibrand was raised in a politically active family in the Albany area. She has a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and a law degree from UCLA. She worked as a corporate lawyer, representing Philip Morris and handling a number of pro bono cases. In 2006, she won election as a Democrat to the House of Representatives from New York's usually Republican 20th district. She had just won re-election when Gov. David Paterson named her to fill the seat left vacant when Hillary Clinton resigned to become secretary of state. In winning Paterson's nod, Gillibrand beat out Caroline Kennedy and a number of far more senior members of Congress form the state.



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OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR U.s. Senate (Jr.):

Carolyn B. Maloney (D, WF) (won general election) · Bruce A Blakeman (Tax Revolt) (defeated in general election) · Joseph DioGuardi (R, C) (defeated in general election) · Joseph Huff (Rent Is 2 Damn High) (declared) · Cecile Lawrence (G) (declared) · Gail Goode (D) (defeated in primary) · David Malpass (R) (defeated in primary) · John Clifton (Libertarian) (defeated in general election) · Vivia Morgan (Anti-Prohibition) (declared) ·