New York's 11th congressional district

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New York's 11th congressional district
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New York 's 11th congressional district - since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Max Rose
DStaten Island
Median income$72,633[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+3[2]

New York's 11th congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. The 11th district includes all of Staten Island and parts of southern Brooklyn, including the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights, south western Gravesend, western Sheepshead Bay, and parts of southern Bensonhurst.

Politically, it is the most conservative district in New York City, the only district in the city which leans towards the Republican Party in national elections, and until 2018, it was the only district covering part of the city to be represented by a Republican. Following the 2018 election, the Republicans were left without House representation in New York City for only the second time since the 1930s. The district has significant Italian-American, Jewish, Irish-American, Russian-American, and Arab-American populations.

From 2003 to 2013, the 11th district was located entirely in Brooklyn and had a majority African-American population. Most of the territory located within the old 11th district is now located in New York's 9th congressional district. Prior to 2013, most of the territory currently located in the 11th district had been located in New York's 13th congressional district. The 11th district was the subject of The Colbert Report's Better Know a District segment on December 15, 2005 and September 4, 2012.

The 11th District is currently represented by Democrat Max Rose.[3]

Recent election results[edit]

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
1992 President Clinton
1996 President Clinton
2000 President Gore
2004 President Kerry
2008 President Obama
2012 President Obama 52 - 47%
2016 President Trump 54 - 44%

List of members representing the district[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history Geography
District created 1803
Beriah Palmer Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
Elected in 1802.
Retired.
1803–1811
Clinton, Essex and Saratoga counties
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Peter Sailly
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1807
Elected in 1804.
Retired.
John Thompson Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1809
Elected in 1806.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
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Thomas R. Gold
Federalist March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1813
Elected in 1808.
Re-elected in 1810.
Lost re-election.
1811–1813
Clinton, Essex, Franklin and Saratoga counties
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John W. Taylor
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1823
Elected in 1812.
Re-elected in 1814.
Re-elected in 1816.
Re-elected in 1818.
Re-elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the 17th district.
1813–1823
Saratoga County
Charles A. Foote Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Elected in 1822.
[Data unknown/missing.]
1823–1833
Delaware and Greene counties
Henry Ashley Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Elected in 1824.
Retired.
Selah R. Hobbie Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
Elected in 1826.
Retired.
Perkins King Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
Elected in 1828.
Retired.
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Erastus Root
Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
John Cramer Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.] 1833–1843
Schenectady and Saratoga counties
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John I. De Graff
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Anson Brown Whig March 4, 1839 –
June 14, 1840
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant June 14, 1840 –
December 7, 1840
Nicholas B. Doe Whig December 7, 1840 –
March 3, 1841
Elected to finish Brown's term
Archibald L. Linn Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election by Chesselden Ellis in 16th district after redistricting
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Zadock Pratt
Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
1843–1853
Columbia and Greene counties
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John F. Collin
Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Peter H. Silvester
Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Josiah Sutherland
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Theodoric R. Westbrook
Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
1853–1863
Ulster County, New York and Greene County, New York
Rufus H. King Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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William F. Russell
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired; subsequently appointed Naval Officer of the Port of New York
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William S. Kenyon
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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John B. Steele
Democratic March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 13th district.
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Charles H. Winfield
Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
1863–1873
Orange and Sullivan counties
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Charles Van Wyck
Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election by George W. Greene
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George W. Greene
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
February 17, 1870
Replaced by Charles H. Van Wyck, who successfully contested election
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Charles Van Wyck
Republican February 17, 1870 –
March 3, 1871
Successfully challenged election of George W. Greene
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Charles St. John
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 12th district.
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Clarkson N. Potter
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Redistricted from the 10th district. 1873–1875
Bronx and Westchester County
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Benjamin A. Willis
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.] 1873–1883
Harlem and central Manhattan
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Levi P. Morton
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 21, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become US Minister to France
Vacant March 21, 1881 –
November 8, 1881
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Roswell P. Flower
Democratic November 8, 1881 –
March 3, 1883
Elected to finish Morton's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Orlando B. Potter
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.] 1883–1893
West Central Manhattan
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Truman A. Merriman
Independent Democrat March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing.]
Democratic March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
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John Quinn
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
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John De Witt Warner
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 13th district.
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Amos J. Cummings
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
November 21, 1894
Redistricted from the 9th district
Redistricted to the 10th district.
1893–1903
Lower East Side of Manhattan (part)
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William Sulzer
Democratic March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
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William Randolph Hearst
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
[Data unknown/missing.] 1903–1913
Part of Central west Manhattan
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Charles V. Fornes
Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1913
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Daniel J. Riordan
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
April 28, 1923
Redistricted from the 8th district
Died.
1913–1933
All of Staten Island, Parts of Manhattan
Vacant April 28, 1923 –
November 6, 1923
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Anning Smith Prall
Democratic November 6, 1923 –
January 3, 1935
Elected to finish Riordan's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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James A. O'Leary
Democratic January 3, 1935 –
March 16, 1944
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant March 16, 1944 –
June 6, 1944
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Ellsworth B. Buck
Republican June 6, 1944 –
January 3, 1945
Elected to finish O'Leary's term.
Redistricted to the 16th district.
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James J. Heffernan
Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 5th district. Until 1953
Parts of Brooklyn
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Emanuel Celler
Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted from the 15th district
Redistricted to the 10th district.
1953–1963
Parts of Brooklyn, Queens
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Eugene J. Keogh
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1967
Redistricted from the 9th district. 1963–1973
Parts of Brooklyn
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Frank J. Brasco
Democratic January 3, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
[Data unknown/missing.]
Until 1983
Parts of Brooklyn, Queens
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James H. Scheuer
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 8th district.
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Edolphus Towns
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 10th district.
1983–2003
Parts of Brooklyn
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Major Owens
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2007
Redistricted from the 12th district.
Retired.
2003–2013
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Parts of Brooklyn
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Yvette Clarke
Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2013
Elected in 2006.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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Michael Grimm
Republican January 3, 2013 –
January 5, 2015
Redistricted from the 13th district.
Resigned.
2013–present
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Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn
Vacant January 5, 2015 –
May 5, 2015
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Daniel M. Donovan Jr.
Republican May 5, 2015 –
January 3, 2019.
Elected to finish Grimm's term.
Lost re-election.
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Max Rose
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
Elected in 2018.

Election results[edit]

In New York State 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"). (See Electoral fusion § New York.)

1996 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Major Owens 89,905 92.0
Republican Claudette Hayle 7,866 8.0
Majority 82,039 83.9
Turnout 97,771 100
1998 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Major Owens 75,773 90.0 -2.0
Republican David Greene 7,284 8.7 +0.7
Independence Phyllis Taliaferro 1,144 1.4 +1.4
Majority 68,489 81.3 -2.6
Turnout 84,201 100 -13.9
2000 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Major Owens 112,050 87.0 -3.0
Republican Susan Cleary 8,406 6.5 -2.2
Liberal Una S.T. Clarke 7,366 5.7 +5.7
Conservative Cartrell Gore 962 0.7 +0.7
Majority 103,644 80.5 -0.8
Turnout 128,784 100 +52.9
2002 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Major Owens 76,917 86.6 -0.4
Republican Susan Cleary 11,149 12.5 +6.0
Conservative Alice Gaffney 798 0.9 +0.2
Majority 65,768 74.0 -6.5
Turnout 88,864 100 -31.0
2004 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Major Owens 144,999 94.0 +7.4
Independence Lorraine Stevens 4,721 3.1 +3.1
Conservative Sol Lieberman 4,478 2.9 +2.0
Majority 140,278 91.0 +17.0
Turnout 154,198 100 +73.5
2006 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Yvette Clarke 88,334 90.0 -4.0
Republican Stephen Finger 7,447 7.6 +7.6
Conservative Marianna Blume 1,325 1.4 -1.5
Freedom Ollie M. McClean 996 1.0 +1.0
Majority 80,887 82.5 -8.5
Turnout 98,102 100 -36.4
2008 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Yvette Clarke 168,562 92.8 +2.8
Republican Hugh C. Carr 11,644 6.4 -1.2
Conservative Cartrell Gore 1,517 0.8 -0.6
Majority 156,918 86.4 +3.9
Turnout 181,723 100 +85.2
2010 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Yvette Clarke 104,297 90.6 -2.2
Republican Hugh C. Carr 10,858 9.4 +3.0
Majority 93,439 81.1 -5.3
Turnout 115,155 100 -36.6
2015 special election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dan Donovan 23,409 58.7
Democratic Vincent Gentile 15,808 39.4
Turnout 42,569 100
2016 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Dan Donovan 134,366 62.2
Democratic Richard Reichard 78,066 36.1
Turnout 216,023 100
2018 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Max Rose 95,458 52.8
Republican Dan Donovan 84,665 46.8
Democratic gain from Republican

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=36&cd=11
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ Kashiwagi, Sydney (January 3, 2019). "It's official: Rep. Max Rose sworn in; vows to fight for the district". SILive. Retrieved January 6, 2019.

Coordinates: 40°34′01″N 74°07′35″W / 40.56694°N 74.12639°W / 40.56694; -74.12639