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. From 2003 to 2013, the 20th district surrounded the Capital District, which had been part of the 21st district. This district included all or parts of Columbia, Dutchess, Delaware, Essex, Greene, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren,
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New York's 20th congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located in the middle of New York. It includes all of Albany and Schenectady counties, and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer, and Saratoga counties. Democrat Paul Tonko represents the district since 2013. Election history
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 administration.
Paul Tonko (born June 18, 1949) is a United States representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Tonko is a Democrat and has represented the district since 2009. When Tonko became a congressman, New York's 20th congressional district was part of New York's 21st congressional district and Tonko also represented that.
Meanwhile, incumbent 20th district representative Chris Gibson ran for re-election in the new 19th and won. On January 5, 2015, per his pledge when first elected not to serve more than four terms, Gibson announced that he would not run for re-election in 2016. In 2016, Democrat Zephyr Teachout was defeated by Republican John Faso in the election.
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.
722,529. Median income. $66,532  Cook PVI. D+7  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.
New York's 8th congressional district for the US House of Representatives is in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens. Its current representative is Hakeem Jeffries . From 1993 to 2013, the district covered much of the west side of Manhattan and western coastal sections of Brooklyn.
The district contains the southern portion of Morningside Heights, the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the west side of Midtown Manhattan, the west side of Lower Manhattan, including Greenwich Village, Tribeca, and the Financial District, and parts of Brooklyn, most notably Borough Park and parts of Bensonhurst.