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New York's 4th Congressional District
NY District 4 Map.PNG
Current incumbentCarolyn McCarthy Democratic Party
Population716,038
Gender48.3% Male, 51.7% Female
Race68.9% White, 14.6% Black, 5.96% Asian
Ethnicity17.7% Hispanic
Unemployment7.7%
Median household income$87,860
High school graduation rate88.9%
College graduation rate38.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district in west-central Nassau County.

New York's 4th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Nassau county.[1]

The district previously included the communities of Baldwin, East Meadow, East Rockaway, Elmont, the Five Towns, Lynbrook, Floral Park, Franklin Square, Garden City, Hempstead, Malverne, Mineola, Carle Place, New Hyde Park, Oceanside, Rockville Centre, Roosevelt, Uniondale, Valley Stream, West Hempstead and Westbury.

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Carolyn McCarthy (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

The incumbent, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, will not seek re-election, leaving the seat open. McCarthy announced her retirement on January 8, 2014, citing health concerns, specifically, her treatment for lung-cancer.[2]

2012

See also: New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. incumbent Carolyn McCarthy won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy Incumbent 54.7% 163,955
     Republican Francis Becker Jr. 28.6% 85,693
     Conservative Frank Scaturro 5.2% 15,603
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11.4% 34,233
Total Votes 299,484
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Francis Becker Jr. (R who also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy incumbent 53.6% 94,483
     Republican Francis X. Becker, Jr. 46.4% 81,718
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 0% 52
Total Votes 176,253

2008
On November 4, 2008, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jack M. Martins (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy incumbent 54.5% 151,792
     Republican Jack M. Martins 30.3% 84,444
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 15.2% 42,438
Total Votes 278,674

2006
On November 7, 2006, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Martin W. Blessinger (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy incumbent 60.2% 93,401
     Republican Martin W. Blessinger 31% 48,121
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 8.8% 13,729
Total Votes 155,251

2004
On November 2, 2004, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated James A. Garner (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican James A. Garner incumbent 32.3% 85,505
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy 56.2% 148,615
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 11.5% 30,420
Total Votes 264,540

2002
On November 5, 2002, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Marilyn F. O'Grady (R) and Tim Derham (G) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy incumbent 53.6% 85,496
     Republican Marilyn F. O'Grady 38.5% 61,473
     Green Tim Derham 0.5% 852
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 7.3% 11,713
Total Votes 159,534

2000
On November 7, 2000, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Gregory R. Becker (R) and Barbara Vitanza (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Gregory R. Becker incumbent 32.4% 75,650
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy 55.1% 128,688
     Libertarian Barbara Vitanza 0.5% 1,222
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 12.1% 28,204
Total Votes 233,764

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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