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New York's 6th Congressional District

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New York's 6th congressional district
Current incumbentGrace Meng Democratic Party
Population707,630
Gender47.9% Male, 52.1% Female
Race49.4% White, 3.8% Black, 36.4% Asian
Ethnicity17.5% Hispanic
Unemployment8.7%
Median household income$55,043
High school graduation rate84.2%
College graduation rate38.4%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district in New York.

New York's 6th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Queens county.[1]

The district previously included most of southeastern Queens including the neighborhoods of Cambria Heights, Edgemere, Far Rockaway, Hollis, Jamaica, Laurelton, Queens Village, Rosedale, Saint Albans, Springfield Gardens, and South Ozone Park, as well as John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The Queens portion of the district included the neighborhoods of Bayside, Corona, Douglaston, Flushing, Jamaica Estates, Little Neck, and Whitestone.

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Grace Meng (D).

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 6th congressional district elections, 2014

The 6th 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 6th congressional district elections, 2012

The 6th congressional district of New York held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Grace Meng won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Meng 59.6% 111,499
     Republican Daniel Halloran 27.2% 50,845
     Green Evergreen Chou 1% 1,913
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 12.1% 22,675
Total Votes 186,932
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Asher Taub (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory W. Meeks 76.3% 85,096
     Blank/Scattering 13.1% 14,651
     Republican Asher E. Taub 10.6% 11,826
Total Votes 111,573

2008
On November 4, 2008, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks incumbent 67.1% 141,180
     N/A Blank/Scattering 32.9% 69,156
Total Votes 210,336

2006
On November 7, 2006, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks incumbent 70% 69,405
     N/A Blank/Scattering 30% 29,705
Total Votes 99,110

2004
On November 2, 2004, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks incumbent 70.1% 129,688
     N/A Blank/Scattering 29.9% 55,269
Total Votes 184,957

2002
On November 5, 2002, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Perry Reich (Independence) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks incumbent 65.1% 72,799
     Independence Perry Reich 2.4% 2,632
     N/A Blank/Scattering 32.5% 36,387
Total Votes 111,818

2000
On November 7, 2000, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks incumbent 68.8% 120,818
     N/A Blank/Scattering 31.2% 54,804
Total Votes 175,622

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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