New York's 13th congressional district

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New York's 13th congressional district
New York 's 13th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
New York 's 13th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Charles B. Rangel (DManhattan)
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New York's 13th Congressional District is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located in New York City, represented by Charles B. Rangel.

The 13th district comprises Upper Manhattan and a small portion of the western Bronx. The district includes the neighborhoods of Harlem, Inwood, Marble Hill, Spanish Harlem, Washington Heights, Morningside Heights and portions of the Upper West Side. The Apollo Theater, Columbia University, and Grant's Tomb are located within this district.

From 2003-2013 It included all of Staten Island and the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, and Gravesend in Brooklyn.

Voting[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
1992 President Bush 48 - 39%
1996 President Clinton 51 - 40%
2000 President Gore 52 - 44%
2004 President Bush 55 - 45%
2008 President McCain 51 - 49%

Components: past and present[edit]

1803-1809:

Montgomery

1913-1945

Parts of Manhattan

1945-1993

Parts of Brooklyn

1993–2013:

All of Staten Island
Parts of Brooklyn

2013-

Parts of Manhattan, The Bronx

Representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District Home Note
District created 1803
No image.svg Thomas Sammons Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1807
No image.svg Peter Swart Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1809
No image.svg Uri Tracy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 – March 3, 1813
No image.svg Alexander Boyd Federalist March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1815
No image.svg John B. Yates Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Thomas Lawyer.jpg Thomas Lawyer Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819
No image.svg Harmanus Peek Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 – March 3, 1821
Vacant March 4 - December 3, 1821 The United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 1821 were held in April, after the congressional term had already begun. It is not clear when the result was announced or the credentials were issued.
No image.svg John Gebhard Federalist December 3, 1821 – March 3, 1823 Schoharie
No image.svg Isaac Williams, Jr. Adams-Clay DR March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1825
No image.svg William G. Angel Jacksonian[1] March 4, 1825 – March 3, 1827 Burlington
No image.svg Samuel Chase Adams March 4, 1827 – March 3, 1829
No image.svg William G. Angel Jacksonian March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1833 Burlington
No image.svg Reuben Whallon Jacksonian March 4, 1833 – March 3, 1835
No image.svg Dudley Farlin Jacksonian March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
No image.svg John Palmer Democratic March 4, 1837 – March 3, 1839
Augustus C. Hand.jpg Augustus C. Hand Democratic March 4, 1839– March 3, 1841
No image.svg Thomas A. Tomlinson Whig March 4, 1841 – March 3, 1843
D. D. Barnard.jpg Daniel D. Barnard Whig March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1845 redistricted from 10th district
Bradford Ripley Wood.jpg Bradford R. Wood Democratic March 4, 1845– March 3, 1847
No image.svg John I. Slingerland Whig March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
John L. Schoolcraft.jpg John L. Schoolcraft Whig March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
Russell Sage.gif Russell Sage Whig March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855
Opposition March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Abram Baldwin Olin.jpg Abram B. Olin Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1863
John Benedict Steele.jpg John B. Steele Democratic March 4, 1863– March 3, 1865 redistricted from 11th district
No image.svg Edwin N. Hubbell Democratic March 4, 1865– March 3, 1867
Thomas C. Cornell - Brady-Handy.jpg Thomas Cornell Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1869
John A. Griswold.jpg John A. Griswold Democratic March 4, 1869– March 3, 1871
No image.svg Joseph H. Tuthill Democratic March 4, 1871– March 3, 1873
John O. Whitehouse.jpg John O. Whitehouse Democratic March 4, 1873– March 3, 1877
John Henry Ketcham.jpg John H. Ketcham Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1885 redistricted to 16th district
Viele1v.jpg Egbert L. Viele Democratic March 4, 1885– March 3, 1887
Ashbel Parmelee Fitch.jpg Ashbel P. Fitch Republican March 4, 1887 – March 3, 1889
Democratic March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1893
John De Witt Warner, 1871.jpg John De Witt Warner Democratic March 4, 1893– March 3, 1895 redistricted from 12th district
Richard Cutts Shannon 1862.jpg Richard C. Shannon Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1899
Jefferson Levy.jpg Jefferson M. Levy Democratic March 4, 1899– March 3, 1901
Oliver Belmont.jpg Oliver Belmont Democratic March 4, 1901– March 3, 1903
Francis Burton Harrison.jpg Francis B. Harrison Democratic March 4, 1903– March 3, 1905
Herbertparsons.jpg Herbert Parsons Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1911
Jefferson Levy.jpg Jefferson M. Levy Democratic March 4, 1911– March 3, 1913 redistricted to 14th district
TimothySullivan.jpg Timothy D. Sullivan Democratic March 4, 1913– August 31, 1913 never took seat due to ill health, died
vacant August 31, 1913 – November 4, 1913
George W Loft.jpg George W. Loft Democratic November 4, 1913– March 3, 1917
Christopher D. Sullivan.jpg Christopher D. Sullivan Democratic March 4, 1917– January 3, 1941
Louis Capozzoli.jpg Louis J. Capozzoli Democratic January 3, 1941– January 3, 1945
Donald L O'Toole.jpg Donald L. O'Toole Democratic January 3, 1945– January 3, 1953
Abraham J. Multer.jpg Abraham J. Multer Democratic January 3, 1953 – December 31, 1967 redistricted from 14th district, resigned
vacant January 1, 1968 – February 19, 1968
Bertram L. Podell.jpg Bertram L. Podell Democratic February 20, 1968 – January 3, 1975
Stephen Solarz 100th Congress.jpg Stephen J. Solarz Democratic January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1993
Susan Molinari 1998.jpg Susan Molinari Republican January 3, 1993 – August 2, 1997 redistricted from 14th district, resigned
vacant August 3, 1997 – November 3, 1997
Vito Fossella, official 109th Congress photo.jpg Vito Fossella Republican November 4, 1997 – January 3, 2009
Congressman McMahon Official Picture.jpg Michael McMahon Democratic January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Mike Grimm.jpg Michael Grimm Republican January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013 redistricted to 11th district
Charles B Rangel Portrait.jpg Charles B. Rangel Democratic January 3, 2013 – present redistricted from 15th district

Recent election results[edit]

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, 1996: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Susan Molinari 94,660 61.6
Democratic Tyrone G. Butler 53,376 34.7
Right to Life Kathleen Marciano 3,396 2.2
Independence Anita Lerman 2,337 1.5
Majority 41,284 26.8
Turnout 153,769 100
Special Election 1997: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 79,838 61.3 -0.3
Democratic Eric Vitaliano 50,373 38.7 +4.0
Majority 29,465 22.6 -4.2
Turnout 130,211 100 -15.3
US House election, 1998: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 76,138 64.8 +3.5
Democratic Eugene V. Prisco 40,167 34.2 -4.5
Independence Anita Lerman 1,245 1.1 +1.1
Majority 35,971 30.6 +8.0
Turnout 117,550 100 -9.7
US House election, 2000: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 109,806 64.6 -0.2
Democratic Katina M. Johnstone 57,603 33.9 -0.3
Independence Anita Lerman 2,653 1.6 +0.5
Majority 52,203 30.7 +0.1
Turnout 170,062 100 +44.7
US House election, 2002: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 72,204 69.6 +5.0
Democratic Arne M. Mattsson 29,366 28.3 -5.6
Independence Anita Lerman 1,427 1.4 -0.2
Green Henry J. Bardel 696 0.7 +0.7
Majority 42,838 41.3 +10.6
Turnout 103,693 100 -39.0
US House election, 2004: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 112,934 59.0 -10.6
Democratic Frank J. Barbaro 78,500 41.0 +12.7
Majority 34,434 18.0 -23.3
Turnout 191,434 100 +84.6
US House election, 2006: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Vito Fossella 59,334 56.8 -2.2
Democratic Stephen A. Harrison 45,131 43.2 +2.2
Majority 14,203 13.6 -4.4
Turnout 104,465 100 -45.4
US House election, 2008: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Michael McMahon 114,219 60.9 +17.7
Republican Robert Straniere 62,441 33.3 -23.5
Conservative Timothy Cochrane 5,799 3.1 +3.1
Independence Carmine Morano 4,947 2.6 +2.6
Majority 51778 27.6 14.0
Turnout 187,406 100 +79.4
US House election, 2010: New York District 13
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael Grimm 65,024 51.3 +18.0
Democratic Michael McMahon 60,773 48.0 -12.9
Libertarian Tom Vendittelli 929 0.7 +0.7
Majority 4251 3.3 -24.3
Turnout 126,726 100 -32.4

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Bench and Bar of New-York by Lucien Brock Proctor (1870; page 743) [says he was a Jacksonian from the beginning]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°50′20″N 73°55′59″W / 40.83889°N 73.93306°W / 40.83889; -73.93306