Hillary Rodham Clinton's New York Senate Campaign

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Hillary Rodham Clinton's New York Senate Campaign






In 1999, Hillary Clinton formed an exploratory committee to pursue the possibility of running for the U.S. Senate seat in New York. The seat was resigned by long-time New York Senator, Daniel Patrick Moynihan. In February 2000, the First Lady officially launched her senate campaign with an announcement at the State University of New York. Hillary Clinton first faced opposition by Republican candidate Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, and later by New York Congressman Rick Lazio. Hillary Clinton won the election on November 7, 2000, with 55 percent of the vote. The First Lady was sworn in as United States Senator on January 3, 2001.

The types of records contained in this consist largely of the First Lady’s Press Office files that include draft schedules, press clippings, memos, event attendee lists and email. The collection also contains records created by White House staff members that reference the campaign.


Clinton Presidential Records: White House Office of Records Management
Clinton Presidential Records: White House Staff and Office Files
Clinton Presidential Records: Automated Records Management System
Clinton Presidential Records: NSC Cable, Email, and Records Management Systems


William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum


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