New York's 12th Congressional District

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The 12th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district located in New York City.

New York's 12th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes parts of New York City.[1]

It previously included parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan.

It also included 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 Carolyn Maloney (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2014

The 12th 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 12th congressional district elections, 2012

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.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Maloney Incumbent 72.1% 193,455
     Republican Christopher Wight 17.4% 46,692
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 28,140
Total Votes 268,287
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Alice Gaffney (Conservative) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 79.1% 68,624
     Conservative Alice Gaffney 5.2% 4,482
     Blank/Scattering N/A 15.7% 13,647
Total Votes 86,753

2008
On November 4, 2008, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Allan E. Romagera (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 66.7% 115,633
     Republican Allan E. Romaguera 7.2% 12,486
     Blank/Scattering N/A 26% 45,115
Total Votes 173,234

2006
On November 7, 2006, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Allan E. Romagera (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 73.1% 55,674
     Republican Allan E. Romaguera 8.1% 6,143
     Blank/Scattering N/A 18.8% 14,317
Total Votes 76,134

2004
On November 2, 2004, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Paul A. Rodriguez (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 10.2% 15,697
     Republican Paul A. Rodriguez 65% 100,402
     Blank/Scattering N/A 24.8% 38,382
Total Votes 154,481

2002
On November 5, 2002, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Cesar Estevez (Conservative) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 54.6% 43,809
     Conservative Cesar Estevez 2.6% 2,119
     Blank/Scattering N/A 42.7% 34,238
Total Votes 80,166

2000
On November 7, 2000, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Rosemary Markgraf (R), Caesar Estevez (Conservative), Mildred Rosario (Right to Life) and Paul Pederson (Socialist Worker) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 63.1% 81,699
     Republican Rosemary Markgraf 7.8% 10,052
     Conservative Caesar Estevez 0.7% 850
     Right to Life Mildred Rosario 0.7% 865
     Socialist Worker Paul Pederson 0.8% 1,025
     Blank/Scattering N/A 27% 34,980
Total Votes 129,471

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 12th 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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