This Week in Roosevelt History: November 8-14 November 8, 2010May 29, 2015 by fdrlibrary, posted in This Week in Roosevelt History November 8, 1910: FDR is elected to the New York State Senate representing Dutchess, Columbia and Putnam counties. Franklin D. Roosevelt in Dutchess County campaigning for the New York State Senate. FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:4014(24).