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New York's 15th Congressional District
NY District 15 Map.PNG
Current incumbentJosé E. Serrano Democratic Party
Population731,101
Gender46.6% Male, 53.4% Female
Race16.9% White, 34.3% Black, 1.4% Asian
Ethnicity66.1% Hispanic
Unemployment18.4%
Median household income$23,894
High school graduation rate60.4%
College graduation rate10.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 15th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district located in New York City.

New York's 15th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes parts of New York City.[1]

It was previously composed primarily of Upper Manhattan, Rikers Island and a largely non-residential section of northwestern Queens on the shore of the East River mostly occupied by a Consolidated Edison facility and a NYPA power plant.

The district included the neighborhoods of Harlem, Inwood, Marble Hill, Spanish Harlem, Washington Heights, Morningside Heights and portions of the Upper West Side.

The current representative of the 15th Congressional District is Jose E. Serrano (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 15th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 15th 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 15th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 15th Congressional District of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 16th District, Jose E. Serrano won election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJose E. Serrano Incumbent 85.5% 152,661
     Republican Frank Della Valle 2.5% 4,427
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 12.1% 21,557
Total Votes 178,645
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Faulkner (R), Craig Schley (Independence, Vote People Change) and Roger Calero (Socialist Worker) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles B. Rangel incumbent 72.4% 91,225
     N/A Blank/Scattering 10.8% 13,617
     Republican Michel J. Faulkner 9.3% 11,754
     Independence, Vote People Change Craig Schley 6.2% 7,803
     Socialist Worker Roger Calero 1.3% 1,647
Total Votes 126,046

2008
On November 4, 2008, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Edward Daniels (R), Craig Schley (Vote People Change) and Martin Koppel (Socialist Workers) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel incumbent 72.3% 177,151
     Republican Edwards Daniels 6.4% 15,676
     Socialist Workers Martin Koppel 0.9% 2,141
     Vote People Change Craig Schley 1.5% 3,708
     N/A Blank/Scattering 19% 46,483
Total Votes 245,159

2006
On November 7, 2006, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Edward Daniels (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel incumbent 80.4% 103,916
     Republican Edward Daniels 5.1% 6,592
     N/A 14.5% 18,681
Total Votes 129,189

2004
On November 2, 2004, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth Jefferson (R) and Jesse Fields (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel incumbent 73.8% 161,351
     Republican Kenneth Jefferson 5.7% 12,355
     Independence Jesse Fields 1.5% 3,345
     N/A 19% 41,557
Total Votes 218,608

2002
On November 5, 2002, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jesse Fields (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel incumbent 66.2% 84,367
     Republican Jesse Fields 8.6% 11,008
     N/A Blank/Scattering 25.1% 32,025
Total Votes 127,400

2000
On November 7, 2000, Charles Rangel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jose Suero (R), Frank Della Valle (Conservative), Dean Loren (Green), Jessie Fields (Independence) and Scott Jeffrey (Libertarian) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 15 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel incumbent 74.1% 130,161
     Republican Jose Suero 4.2% 7,346
     Conservative Frank Della Valle 0.3% 492
     Green Dean Loren 1.2% 2,134
     Independence Jessie Fields 0.6% 1,051
     Libertarian Scott Jeffrey 0.3% 480
     N/A Blank/Scattering 19.4% 34,062
Total Votes 175,726

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 15th 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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