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The 15th congressional district of New York held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 16th district, [[Jose E. Serrano]] won election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/new-york/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, New York"]</ref>
 
The 15th congressional district of New York held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 16th district, [[Jose E. Serrano]] won election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/new-york/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, New York"]</ref>
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===2010===
 
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Revision as of 15:13, 31 December 2012

The 15th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district located in New York City. It is composed 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 includes 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 Charles B. Rangel (D).

Elections

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.[1]

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 B. Rangel was re-elected to the United States House for a twenty first term. He defeated Michel J. Faulkner (R whom also ran on the Conservative Party ticket), Craig Schley (Independence, Vote People Change), and Roger Calero (Socialist Worker).[2]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 15 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles B. Rangel Incumbent 72.4% 91,225
     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

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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