New York's 8th congressional district
The district previously was split into two sections. The northern portion of it included most of Manhattan's Upper West Side, and continues south to include most parts of Hell's Kitchen, East Village, Chelsea, SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, and Downtown Manhattan.
The southern portion in Brooklyn included parts of Borough Park, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Seagate.
The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Hakeem Jeffries (D).
|U.S. House, New York, District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"|
|U.S. House, New York Congressional District 8 General Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Jerrold Nadler Incumbent||69.1%||98,839|
|Republican||Susan L. Kone||22.4%||31,996|
- 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.