New York's 12th congressional district
|New York's 12th congressional district|
New York's 12th congressional district since January 3, 2013
The district includes several neighborhoods in the East Side of Manhattan, the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn, and western Queens, as well as Roosevelt Island, mostly overlapping the pre-redistricting 14th district. The 12th district's per capita income, in excess of $75,000, is the highest among all congressional districts in the United States. President Donald Trump's former primary independent residence, Trump Tower, is located in the district.
From 2003–2013 it included parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. It included the Queens neighborhoods of Maspeth, Ridgewood, and Woodside; the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bushwick, Greenpoint, Red Hook, East New York, Brooklyn Heights, Sunset Park, and Williamsburg; and part of Manhattan’s Lower East Side and East Village.
Recent election results from presidential races
|2008||President||Obama 80 – 19%|
|2012||President||Obama 76.9 – 21.5%|
|2016||President||Clinton 83.3 -13.5%|
Components: past and present
The 12th District was historically a Brooklyn district. In the mid 1960s, it was the result of a district realignment as a result of the Cooper v. Power case in 1966, to include majority African American neighborhoods such as Bedford-Stuyvesant in Central Brooklyn. Andrew W. COOPER et al., Plaintiffs, v. James M. POWER, Thomas Mallee, Maurice J. O'Rourke, and J. J. Duberstein, Commissioners of Election constituting the Board of Elections of the City of New York et al., Defendants. Up to 1992 it was the central Brooklyn district now held by Yvette Clarke (and formerly by Major Owens), and then remapped to include Hispanic neighborhoods in lower Manhattan and Queens.
- Parts of Manhattan
- Parts of Brooklyn
Various New York districts have been numbered "12" over the years, including areas in New York City and various parts of upstate New York.
List of members representing the district
1803–1813: One seat
|March 4, 1803 –
February 17, 1808[a]
|Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1802.|
Re-elected in 1804.
Resigned to become New York State Treasurer.
|Vacant||February 17, 1808 –|
November 7, 1808
|November 7, 1808 –
March 3, 1809
|10th||Elected to finish Thomas's term.|
|March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
|11th||Elected in 1808.|
|March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
|12th||Re-elected in 1810.|
1813–1823: two seats
From 1813 to 1823, two seats were apportioned to the District, elected at-large on a general ticket.
1823 – present: One seat
In New York, 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").
|Republican||Miguel I. Prado||9,978||13.6|
|Socialist Workers||Eleanor Garcia||1,283||1.8|
|Liberal||Hector Cortes, Jr.||1,400||2.2||+2.2|
|Right to Life||Mildred Rosario||865||0.9||+0.9|
|Republican||Paul A. Rodriguez||17,166||13.7||+13.7|
|Republican||Allan E. Romaguera||7,182||10.3||-3.4|
|Republican||Allan E. Romaguera||13,748||10.0||-0.3|
Historical district boundaries
- List of United States congressional districts
- New York's congressional districts
- United States congressional delegations from New York
- "New York congressional districts by urban and rural population and land area". United States Census Bureau. June 8, 2017. Archived from the original on November 21, 2019. Retrieved November 21, 2019.
- Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
- "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
- "New York Redistricting". New York Times. 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2012-05-13.
- "Highest Income Per Capita In The United States By Congressional District".
- "Donald Trump changes primary residence from New York to Mar-a-Lago". The Guardian. November 1, 2019.
- Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States (Vol. V; page 182)
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
- Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
- 2004 House election data Clerk of the House of Representatives
- 2002 House election data "
- 2000 House election data "
- 1998 House election data "
- 1996 House election data "
Illinois's 1st congressional district
| Home district of the President of the United States
January 20, 2017–present