New York's 12th Congressional District
It includes the Queens neighborhoods of Maspeth, Ridgewood, and Woodside, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bushwick, Greenpoint, Red Hook, East New York, Brooklyn Heights, Sunset Park, and Williamsburg and part of Manhattan’s Lower East Side and East Village.
The current representative of the 12th congressional district is Nydia Velazquez (D).
The 12th congressional district of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 14th district, Carolyn Maloney won the election in the district.
|U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Carolyn Maloney Incumbent||72.1%||193,455|
|Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"|
|United States House, New York General Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Nydia Velazquez Incumbent||79.1%||68,624|
- 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.