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New York's 2nd Congressional District

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New York's 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentPeter T. King Republican Party
Population724,053
Gender48.5% Male, 51.5% Female
Race74.9% White, 10% Black, 3.1% Asian
Ethnicity22.6% Hispanic
Unemployment8.2%
Median household income$82,197
High school graduation rate87.2%
College graduation rate26.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of New York is a congressional district in New York.

New York's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Nassau county.[1]

The district previously was locatedin central Long Island and included all of the town of Huntington and parts of the towns of Babylon, Islip, and Smithtown in Suffolk County as well as part of the town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County. It comprised such communities as Bay Shore, Brentwood, Central Islip, Commack, Deer Park, Dix Hills, Huntington, Melville, North Amityville, Northport, Oakdale, Plainview, Ronkonkoma, Sayville and Wyandanch.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Peter T. King (R).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 2nd Congressional District of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: New York's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 3rd District, Peter T. King won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Vivianne Falcone 36.8% 99,955
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter T. King Incumbent 52.2% 141,950
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11% 29,927
Total Votes 271,832
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Gomez (R) and Anthony Tolda (Constitution) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 2, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 54.2% 94,594
     Republican John B. Gomez 41.3% 72,029
     N/A Blank/Scattering 3.8% 6,611
     Constitution Anthony Tolda 0.7% 1,256
Total Votes 174,490

2008
On November 4, 2008, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank Stalzer (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 54.7% 161,279
     Republican Frank Stalzer 27% 79,641
     N/A Blank/Scattering 18.4% 54,185
Total Votes 295,105

2006
On November 7, 2006, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Bugler (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 64.4% 105,276
     Republican John Bugler 27% 44,212
     N/A Blank/Scattering 8.6% 14,101
Total Votes 163,589

2004
On November 2, 2004, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Hoffman (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 57% 161,593
     Republican Richard Hoffman 28.6% 80,950
     N/A Blank/Scattering 14.4% 40,937
Total Votes 283,480

2002
On November 5, 2002, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph Finley (R) and John Keenan (Green) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 53.3% 85,451
     Republican Joseph Finley 36.9% 59,117
     Green John Keenan 1% 1,558
     N/A Blank/Scattering 8.8% 14,087
Total Votes 160,213

2000
On November 7, 2000, Steve Israel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joan Johnson (R), Richard Thompson (Right to Life), David Bishop (Green) and Robert Walsh (Conservative) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel incumbent 40% 90,438
     Republican Joan Johnson 29.1% 65,880
     Right to Life Robert Walsh 5% 11,224
     Green David Bishop 4.5% 10,266
     Conservative Richard Thompson 4.8% 10,824
     N/A Blank/Scattering 16.6% 37,596
Total Votes 226,228

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd 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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