New York's 7th Congressional District

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New York's 7th Congressional District
NY District 7 Map.PNG
Current incumbentNydia Velazquez Democratic Party
Population724,899
Gender49.2% Male, 50.8% Female
Race47% White, 10.2% Black, 17.7% Asian
Ethnicity43.8% Hispanic
Unemployment10.3%
Median household income$40,554
High school graduation rate67.7%
College graduation rate27%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 7th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district in New York.

New York's 7th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Kings county.[1]

The district previously consisted of parts of Northern Queens and Eastern portions of the Bronx.

The Queens portion included the neighborhoods of College Point, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Woodside. The Bronx portion of the district included the neighborhoods of Co-op City, Morris Park, Parkchester, Pelham Bay, and Throgs Neck as well as City Island.

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Nydia Velazquez (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th 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 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 12th District, Nydia Velazquez won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez Incumbent 79% 141,322
     Conservative James Murray 4.4% 7,811
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 16.6% 29,692
Total Votes 178,825
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth A. Reynolds (R whom also ran on the Conservative Party ticket) and Anthony Gronowicz (Green) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 72.7% 71,247
     Republican Kenneth A. Reynolds 9.7% 9,541
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 16.5% 16,145
     Green Anthony Gronowicz 1.1% 1,038
Total Votes 97,971

2008
On November 4, 2008, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William E. Britt, Jr. (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 62.5% 113,998
     Republican William E. Britt, Jr. 10.6% 19,373
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 26.9% 49,135
Total Votes 182,506

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Brawley (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 64.3% 60,266
     Republican Kevin Brawley 11.1% 10,402
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 24.6% 23,073
Total Votes 93,741

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joseph Cinquemain (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 58.8% 100,382
     Republican Joseph Cinquemain 12.8% 21,843
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 28.5% 48,629
Total Votes 170,854

2002
On November 5, 2002, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Brawley (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 48.9% 48,983
     Republican Kevin Brawley 16.4% 16,460
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 34.7% 34,733
Total Votes 100,176

2000
On November 7, 2000, Joseph Crowley won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rose Robies Birtley (R), Robert E. Hurley (Conservative), Paul Gilman (Green), Garafalla Cristea (Right to Life) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley incumbent 51% 78,207
     Republican Rose Robies Birtley 16% 24,592
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 28.9% 44,273
     Conservative Robert E. Hurley 2% 3,131
     Green Paul Gilman 1.3% 1,999
     Right to Life Garafalla Cristea 0.8% 1,172
Total Votes 153,374

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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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