New York's 22nd congressional district: Wikis

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New York's 22nd congressional district
New York District 22 109th US Congress.png
Current Representative Maurice Hinchey (D)
Population (2000) 654,360
Median income $38,856
Ethnicity 83.7% White, 8.2% Black, 2.6% Asian, 7.8% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% other
Cook PVI D+6

The 22nd Congressional District of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives that includes all or parts of Broome, Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, and Ulster counties. It includes the cities of Binghamton, Ithaca, Kingston, Middletown, Newburgh and Poughkeepsie. The district stretches to include parts of the Finger Lakes region, the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley. The site of the 1969 and 1994 Woodstock Festival, Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Binghamton University are located within the district. It is currently represented by Democrat Maurice Hinchey.

Contents

Components: Past and Present

2003-present:

All of Sullivan, Ulster
Parts of Broome, Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Tioga, Tompkins

1993-2003:

All of Columbia, Greene, Warren, Washington
Parts of Dutchess, Essex, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie

1983-1993:

All of Rockland
Parts of Orange, Sullivan, Westchester

1953-1983:

Parts of Bronx

1945-1953:

Parts of Manhattan

1919-1945:

Parts of Bronx, Manhattan

1913-1919:

Parts of New York

Representatives

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1823 - 1833: One seat

Representative Party Years District home Note
District created March 4, 1823
Justin Dwinell Crawford DR March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
John Miller Adams March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827
John G. Stower Jacksonian March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
Thomas Beekman Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831
Edward C. Reed Jacksonian March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1833

1833 - 1843: Two seats

From 1833 to 1843, two seats were apportioned, elected at-large on a general ticket.

Seat A

Representative Party Years District home Note
Nicoll Halsey Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Stephen B. Leonard Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Andrew D. W. Bruyn Democratic March 4, 1837 – July 27, 1838 died
vacant July 27, 1838 – December 3, 1839
Cyrus Beers Democratic December 3, 1838 – March 3, 1839
Stephen B. Leonard Democratic March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Samuel Partridge Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843

Seat B

Representative Party Years District home Note
Samuel G. Hathaway Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
Joseph Reynolds Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Hiram Gray Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839
Amasa Dana Democratic March 4, 1839 – March 3, 1841
Lewis Riggs Democratic March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843

1843 - present: One seat

Representative Party Years District home Note
Meade Purdy Democratic March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845
Stephen Strong Democratic March 4, 1845 – March 3, 1847
Ausburn Birdsall Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Henry Bennett Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853 redistricted to 21st district
Gerrit Smith Free Soil March 4, 1853 – August 7, 1854 resigned
vacant August 7, 1854 – November 7, 1854
Henry C. Goodwin Whig November 7, 1854 – March 3, 1855
Andrew Z. McCarty Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Henry C. Goodwin Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
M. Lindley Lee Republican March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1861
William E. Lansing Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
De Witt C. Littlejohn Republican March 4, 1863 – March 3, 1865
Sidney T. Holmes Republican March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867
John C. Churchill Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871
William E. Lansing Republican March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 redistricted to 23rd district
Ellis H. Roberts Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 redistricted from 21st district
George A. Bagley Republican March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879
Warner Miller Republican March 4, 1879 – July 26, 1881 resigned after being elected to US Senate
vacant July 26, 1881 – November 8, 1881
Charles R. Skinner Republican November 8, 1881 – March 3, 1885
Abraham X. Parker Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 redistricted from 19th district
Frederick Lansing Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891
Leslie W. Russell Republican March 4, 1891 – September 11, 1891 resigned after being elected as justice on New York Supreme Court
vacant September 11, 1891 – November 3, 1891
N. Martin Curtis Republican November 3, 1891 – March 3, 1897
Lucius N. Littauer Republican March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1903 redistricted to 25th district
William H. Draper Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1913 redistricted from 19th district
Henry Bruckner Democratic March 4, 1913 – December 31, 1917 resigned
vacant December 31, 1917 – March 5, 1918
Anthony J. Griffin Democratic March 5, 1918 – January 13, 1935 died
vacant January 13, 1935 – November 5, 1935
Edward W. Curley Democratic November 5, 1935 – January 6, 1940 died
vacant January 6, 1940 – February 20, 1940
Walter A. Lynch Democratic February 20, 1940 – January 3, 1945 redistricted to 23rd district
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1953 redistricted to 16th district
Sidney A. Fine Democratic January 3, 1953 – January 2, 1956 redistricted from 23rd district, resigned to serve on New York Supreme Court
vacant January 2, 1956 – February 7, 1956
James C. Healey Democratic February 7, 1956 – January 3, 1963 redistricted to 21st district
Jacob H. Gilbert Democratic January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1971 redistricted from 23rd district
Herman Badillo Democratic January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1973 redistricted to 21st district
Jonathan B. Bingham Democratic January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1983 redistricted from 23rd district
Benjamin A. Gilman Republican January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993 redistricted from 26th district, redistricted to 20th district
Gerald B.H. Solomon Republican January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1999 redistricted from 24th district
John E. Sweeney Republican January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2003 redistricted to 20th district
Maurice Hinchey Democratic January 3, 2003 – present redistricted from 26th district

Election results

Note that in New York State electoral politics there are numerous minor parties at various points on the political spectrum. Certain parties will invariably endorse either the Republican or Democratic candidate for every office, hence the state electoral results contain both the party votes, and the final candidate votes (Listed as "Recap").

US House election, 2006: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey 121,683 100 +32.8
Majority 121,683 100 +65.7
Turnout 121,683 100 -51.2
US House election, 2004: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey 167,489 67.2 +3.0
Republican William A. Brenner 81,881 32.8 -0.1
Majority 85,608 34.3 +3.0
Turnout 249,370 100 +41.3
US House election, 2002: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey 113,280 64.2 +32.1
Republican Eric Hall 58,008 32.9 -35.0
Green Steve Greenfield 2,723 1.5 +1.5
Right to Life Paul J. Laux 2,473 1.4 +1.4
Majority 55,272 31.3 -4.5
Turnout 176,484 100 -28.4
US House election, 2000: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John E. Sweeney 167,368 67.9 +12.6
Democratic Kenneth F. McCallion 79,111 32.1 -10.0
Majority 88,257 35.8 +22.5
Turnout 246,479 100 +27.5
US House election, 1998: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John E. Sweeney 106,919 55.3 -5.2
Democratic Jean P. Bordewich 81,296 42.1 +2.6
Right to Life Francis A. Giroux 5,051 2.6 +2.6
Majority 25,623 13.3 -7.7
Turnout 193,266 100 -18.9
US House election, 1996: New York District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gerald B.H. Solomon 144,125 60.5
Democratic Steve James 94,192 39.5
Majority 49,933 21.0
Turnout 238,317 100

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