Part of Spectrum Networks "Know Your Electeds" segment. According to New York State Senator Michael Gianaris (D-12) , his district does food better than anywhere else. In his Know Your Electeds interview, Gianaris say the best part about being a legislator is the opportunity to serve the public. He's proud of having worked on legislation to protect tenants across New York. "When [people] stay in their homes, that means it's a more stable life for their children." Gianaris has served as a member of the New York Senate since 2011. How would he describe his district in three words? "Diverse, progressive, and food. And all those things go together."