PEF MEMBERS: Here are the results for the 2018 Election Results of the federal and statewide PEF Political Action Committee’s endorsed candidate’s list.
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Democrats picked up 3 seats—Max Rose (CD-11), Antonio Delgado (CD-19), Anthony Brindisi (CD-22)
81 percent of PEF-endorsed candidates won (except Perry Gershon (CD-1), Tedra Cobb (CD-21), Tracy Mitrano (CD-23), Dana Balter (CD-24), Nate McMurray (CD-27))
Incumbents who lost: Dan Donovan (CD-11), John Faso (CD-19), Claudia Tenney (CD-22)
Nationally, Democrats took control of the House with at least 220 seats. 21 seats remain undecided at this time.
Kirsten Gillibrand, PEF-endorsed, won
Nationally, Republicans remained in control of the Senate with at least 51 seats. 4 seats remain undecided at this time.
All PEF-endorsed candidates easily won election/re-election
Andrew Cuomo (Governor), Kathy Hochul (Lt. Governor), Letitia James (Attorney General), Thomas DiNapoli (Comptroller)
Democrats picked up 8 seats—Monica Martinez (SD-3), James Gaughran (SD-5), Kevin Thomas (SD-6), Anna Kaplan (SD-7), Andrew Gounardes (SD-22), James Skoufis (SD-39), Peter Harckham (SD-40), Jen Metzger (SD-42).
Democrats will have a 40-23 advantage in January
83 percent of PEF-endorsed candidates won (except Dean Murray (SD-3), *Carl Marcellino (SD-5), *Kemp Hannon (SD-6), *Elaine Phillips (SD-7), *Martin Golden (SD-22), Jeff Klein (SD-34), *Terrence Murphy (SD-40), Karen Smythe (SD-41), Aaron Gladd (SD-43), John Mannion (SD-50), Janet Burman (SD-53))
Note: several incumbents lost primary races. Some remained on the ballot with third party lines. They all lost.
Republicans had net gain of 1 seat; Democrats maintain a 108-42 supermajority
89 percent of PEF-endorsed candidates won (except Clyde Parker (AD-3), David Morressey (AD-8), *Christine Pellegrino (AD-9), *Brian Curran (AD-21), Scott Martens (AD-98), Matthew Rettig (AD-99), Aidan O’Connor, Jr. (AD-102), Laurette Giardino (AD-105), Tistrya Houghtling (AD-107), *Addie Jenne (AD-116), Keith Rubino (AD-118), *William Magee (AD-121), Joe DiPasquale (AD-144), Luke Wochensky (AD-147), Judy Einach (AD-150))
Note: several incumbents lost primary races. Some remained on the ballot with third party lines or attempted write-in campaigns. They all lost.