The 20th congressional district of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York's Capital District.It includes all of Albany and Schenectady counties, and portions of Montgomery, Rensselaer, and Saratoga counties.
The 2009 special election for the 20th congressional district of New York was held on March 31, 2009, to fill the vacancy created in January 2009 when the district's representative, Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand, was appointed US senator from New York, replacing Hillary Clinton, who had been appointed Secretary of State in the Obama ...
Map of New York's congressional districts since 2013. The U.S. state of New York currently comprises 27 congressional districts.Each district elects one member of the United States House of Representatives who sits on its behalf.
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On November 7, 2006, New York, along with the rest of the country held elections for the United States House of Representatives. Democrats picked up 3 House seats, the 19th, the 20th, and the 24th. In federal elections, the Empire State has consistently handed its vote to Democratic candidates. Of New York's twenty-nine congressional districts, all but ten are centered on heavily liberal and Democratic New York City and its surrounding suburbs, including Long Island and Westchester County. In ad
Incumbent Peter King was elected for his sixth term by a healthy margin in 2004, 63% to 37%, but King is the only Republican congressman left on Long Island, where Republicans once were the majority party. Although King has broken with his party on a few key issues, he is potentially vulnerable in a district that is increasingly moderate to liberal. Nassau County Legislator Dave Mejias announced his candidacy on May 25 and was King's strongest opponent in years. An October 26 Majority-Watch poll
Incumbent Major Owens retired after 12 terms. In 2004 Owens was reelected with 94% of the vote in this majority African-American district in the center of Brooklyn. The Democratic primary was won by New York City Councilwoman Yvette Clarke. Little-known Republican physician Steve Finger was also running for the open seat. CQPolitics rating: Safe Democratic. Results: Yvette Clarke was a strong winner with 89% of the vote.
The 2006 election for New York's 13th congressional district was won by the Republican incumbent Vito Fossella. Since easily winning a special election in 1997, Fossella had long been reelected without trouble in this district which is based in Staten Island and the southwest section of Brooklyn. At the time Fossella was the only Republican in New York City's Congressional delegation. However, in 2004 Fossella's share of the vote dropped dramatically against septuagenarian former judge, assembly
The U.S. state of New York currently comprises 27 congressional districts. Each district elects one member of the United States House of Representatives who sits on its behalf. The state was redistricted in 2013, following the 2010 U.S. Census; it lost two seats in Congress.
District with the greatest area: Alaska at-large, same as in 2000. District with the greatest area that comprises less than an entire state: New Mexico's 2nd. In 2000: Nevada's 2nd. District with the smallest area: New York's 13th. In 2000: New York's 15th. Oldest district Edit. Delaware at-large, same geographical borders since 1789. Well ...
The 20th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in eastern New York.It includes all or parts of Columbia, Dutchess, Delaware, Essex, Greene, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington counties.
New York's 7th congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. It includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. Democrat Nydia Velázquez represents the district in Congress.MemberPartyYearsCong ressJanuary 3, 2013 – present113th 114th 115th 116th 117thJanuary 3, 1999 – January 3, 2013106th 107th 108th 109th 110th 111th 112thJanuary 3, 1993 – January 3, 1999103rd 104th 105thMarch 1, 1983 – January 3, 199398th 99th 100th 101st 102nd
New York’s 10th district has the largest number (270,000) and the highest percentage of Jews (37.6%) of any congressional district.  From 2003 to 2013, this congressional district was exclusively Brooklyn-based and majority African-American .MemberPartyYearsCong ressJanuary 3, 2013 – present113th 114th 115th 116th 117thJanuary 3, 1993 – January 3, 2013103rd 104th 105th 106th 107th 108th 109th 110th 111th 112thJanuary 3, 1983 – January 3, 199398th 99th 100th 101st 102ndJanuary 3, 1973 – January 3, 198393rd 94th 95th 96th 97th