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New York's 3rd Congressional District

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New York's 3rd Congressional District
NY District 3 Map.PNG
Current incumbentSteve Israel Democratic Party
Population724,164
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race78.2% White, 3.1% Black, 13% Asian
Ethnicity9.2% Hispanic
Unemployment7.3%
Median household income$95,699
High school graduation rate92.8%
College graduation rate50.8%
New York's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Nassau county.[1]

The district previously included some parts as far west as Island Park and Long Beach.

The Nassau portion contained suburban communities such as Bellmore, Bethpage, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Levittown, Massapequa, Massapequa Park, Merrick, North Bellmore, North Merrick, Seaford, Syosset and Wantagh. The Nassau portion of the district also contained the cities of Long Beach and Glen Cove.

The district also extended along the South Shore of western Suffolk County and encompassed parts of Amityville, Babylon, Bay Shore, Copiague, East Islip, Islip, Lindenhurst, North Lindenhurst, West Babylon and West Islip.

The current representative of the 3rd Congressional District is Steve Israel (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 3rd Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Steve Israel (D) defeated Grant Lally (R) in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel Incumbent 52.4% 85,310
     Republican Grant Lally 43.7% 71,212
     N/A Blank 3.8% 6,268
     N/A Void 0% 76
     N/A Write-in 0% 70
Total Votes 162,936
Source: New York State Board of Elections Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

See also: New York's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel Incumbent 51.5% 157,602
     Republican Stephen Labate 36.9% 113,021
     Libertarian Michael McDermott 0.5% 1,641
     Independent Anthony Tolda 0.1% 366
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11% 33,644
Total Votes 306,274
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Howard Kudler (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 70.9% 131,674
     Democratic Howard Kudler 27.6% 51,346
     N/A Blank/Scattered 1.5% 2,748
Total Votes 185,768

2008
On November 4, 2008, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Graham Long (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 53.9% 172,774
     Democratic Graham Long 30.4% 97,525
     N/A Blank/Scattered 15.6% 50,038
Total Votes 320,337

2006
On November 7, 2006, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Meijas in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 52.8% 101,787
     Democratic David Meijas 41.4% 79,843
     N/A Blank/Scattered 5.9% 11,289
Total Votes 192,919

2004
On November 2, 2004, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Blair Mathies (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 54.2% 171,259
     Democratic Blair Mathies 31.9% 100,737
     N/A Blank/Scattered 14% 44,129
Total Votes 316,125

2002
On November 5, 2002, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stuart Finz (D) and Janeen DePrima (Liberal) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 65.1% 121,537
     Democratic Stuart Finz 24.7% 46,022
     Liberal Janeen DePrima 0.8% 1,513
     N/A Blank/Scattered 9.4% 17,550
Total Votes 186,622

2000
On November 7, 2000, Peter King won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dal Lamagana (D) and Selma Olchin (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter King incumbent 51% 143,126
     Democratic Dal Lamagana 34.2% 95,787
     Libertarian Selma Olchin 0.5% 1,515
     N/A Blank/Scattered 14.3% 40,049
Total Votes 280,477

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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