New York's 3rd congressional district
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).
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.
|U.S. House, New York, District 3 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Steve Israel Incumbent||51.5%||157,602|
|Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"|
|U.S. House, New York Congressional District 3 General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Peter T. King Incumbent||70.9%||131,674|
|Democratic||Howard A. Kudler||27.6%||51,346|
- 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.