New York's 27th Congressional District

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New York's 27th Congressional District
NY 27th District Map.PNG
Current incumbentChris Collins Republican Party
Population713,175
Gender49.9% Male, 50.1% Female
Race93.5% White, 2.4% Black, 1.2% Asian
Ethnicity2.6% Hispanic
Unemployment7.1%
Median household income$55,340
High school graduation rate91.5%
College graduation rate26.9%
New York's 27th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming and Livingston counties and parts of Ontario, Monroe and Erie counties.[1]

The district previously included all of Chautauqua County and the southern part of Erie County.

The district contained much of the city of Buffalo and most of its eastern and southern suburbs as well as the city of Jamestown.

The current representative of the 27th Congressional District is Chris Collins (R).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 27th Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Chris Collins (R) defeated Jim O'Donnell (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Collins Incumbent 67.2% 144,675
     Democratic Jim O'Donnell 27.4% 58,911
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 5.4% 11,561
Total Votes 215,147
Source: New York State Board of Elections

2012

See also: New York's 27th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 27th Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Chris Collins (R) won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Collins 48.9% 161,220
     Democratic Kathy Hochul Incumbent 47.4% 156,219
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 3.7% 12,329
Total Votes 329,768
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Brian Higgins won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Leonard Roberto (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins incumbent 57.8% 119,085
     Republican Leonard A. Roberto 37.1% 76,320
     Blank/Scattering 5.1% 10,492
Total Votes 205,897

2008
On November 4, 2008, Brian Higgins won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Daniel Humiston (R) and Harold Schroeder (Conservative) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins incumbent 66.1% 185,713
     Republican Daniel Humiston 20% 56,354
     Conservative Harold Schroeder 2.7% 7,478
     N/A Blank/Scattering 11.2% 31,570
Total Votes 281,115

2006
On November 7, 2006, Brian Higgins won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael McHale (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins incumbent 79.3% 140,027
     Republican Michael McHale 20.7% 36,614
Total Votes 176,641

2004
On November 2, 2004, Brian Higgins won election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Naples (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins 47.8% 143,332
     Republican Nancy Naples 46.6% 139,558
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.6% 16,809
Total Votes 299,699

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jack Quinn won election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Crotty (D), Thomas Casey (Right to Life) and Albert N. LaBruna (Green) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJack Quinn 57.9% 105,946
     Democratic Peter Crotty 24.6% 45,060
     Right to Life Thomas Casey 2% 3,586
     Green Party Albert N. LaBruna 1.3% 2,405
     Blank/Scattering 14.2% 25,964
Total Votes 182,961

2000
On November 7, 2000, Thomas M. Reynolds won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Thomas W. Pecorano (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas M. Reynolds incumbent 53.8% 144,011
     Democratic Thomas M. Pecorano 26.1% 69,870
     Blank/Scattering 20.1% 53,830
Total Votes 267,711

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 27th Congressional District of New York after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in New York

In 2011, the New York State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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