Senator Patrick Gallivan

Elected on a platform of ensuring the public trust and revitalizing the Western New York Economy, Senator Gallivan has focused on fiscal responsibility, public safety, economic development, strengthening the state’s vital agriculture industry, and properly representing taxpayers, sportsmen, and small businesses.

About

Senator Patrick M. Gallivan represents the 59th Senate District, which includes all or portions of Erie, Wyoming, Livingston and Monroe counties.  He was first elected to the Senate in November 2010 and overwhelmingly re-elected in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.

He serves as Assistant Minority Leader for Floor Operations and is the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee of Health.  He is also a member of the committees on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction; Transportation, Labor and Codes. 

Elected on a platform of ensuring the public trust and revitalizing the Western New York Economy, Senator Gallivan has focused on fiscal responsibility, economic development, strengthening the state’s vital agriculture industry, and properly representing taxpayers, sportsmen, and small businesses.

He played a central role in landmark accomplishments, including:

  • Enacting a 2% cap on local property taxes
  • Limiting state spending to less than 2% annually
  • Adopting annual on-time budgets
  • Cutting middle class taxes to their lowest level in 50 years
  • Reducing the manufacturing tax rate to the lowest level since 1917
  • Cutting corporate taxes to the lowest rate since 1968