Bio: Sen. Hannon has served New York's 6th Senatorial District since 1989 and and was re-elected to a 12th term in November 2010. Hannon is also an attorney in private practice with the law firm of Farrell Fritz, PC.
In Albany, Hannon has served as chairman of the Senate committees on
Health and Housing. During his 20-plus year tenure, Hannon spearheaded
the establishment of the Senate Medicaid Task Force, led the health
committee of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) and
serves on NCSL's Health Policy forum, among other service. Before
serving in the Senate, he was minority leader pro tempore in the
Education: Hannon is a graduate of Chaminade High School, Boston College and Fordham Law School.
Opponent: Ryan Cronin
District: The 6th Senatorial District includes
Bethpage, East Meadow, Farmingdale, Plainview, Plainedge, Massapequa,
Uniondale, Lakeview, Hempstead, Garden City, Levittown, Salisbury,
Island Trees, Franklin Square, Garden City South and a small portion of
Wantagh and Seaford.