New York's 14th congressional district

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New York's 14th congressional district
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New York's 14th congressional district since January 3, 2013
U.S. Representative
  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Population (2016 ACS est.)691,715
Median income$58,331[1]
Ethnicity
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New York's 14th congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located in New York City, represented by Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

The district includes the eastern part of The Bronx and part of north-central Queens. The Queens portion includes the neighborhoods of Astoria, College Point, Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Woodside. The Bronx portion of the district includes the neighborhoods of City Island, Country Club, Van Nest, Morris Park, Parkchester, Pelham Bay, Schuylerville, and Throggs Neck. Roughly half of the population of the district is of Hispanic or Latino heritage, making it one of the more Latino districts in New York. Before redistricting for the 2012 election, much of the area was in New York's 7th congressional district.

From 2003 to 2013, the district encompassed much of what is now New York's 12th congressional district, including Central Park and the East Side of Manhattan; all of Roosevelt Island; and the neighborhoods of Astoria, Long Island City, and Sunnyside in Queens.

Recent election results from statewide races[edit]

Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 76 - 23%
2012 President Obama 81 - 18%
2016 President Clinton 77 - 20%

Components[edit]

During the 1970s, this area was the 18th district; in the 1980s it was the 15th district.

The district was a Brooklyn-based seat until 1982 when it became the Staten Island district. In 1992 it became the East Side of Manhattan district, which for most of its existence had been the 17th district. In 2012, the district shifted to the former territory of the 7th district in Queens and the Bronx.

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Electoral history Location
District created. March 4, 1803
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Erastus Root
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1805
Elected in 1802.
Retired.
Delaware and Otsego.
John Russell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 –
March 3, 1809
Elected in 1806.
Re-elected in 1806.
Retired.
Vincent Mathews Federalist March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
Elected in 1808.
Retired.
Tioga, Steuben, Cayuga and Seneca.
Daniel Avery Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1813
Re-elected in 1810.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
Jacob Markell Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
Elected in 1812.
Retired.
Montgomery
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Daniel Cady
Federalist March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Elected in 1814.
Retired.
John Herkimer Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Elected in 1816.
Redistricted to the 15th district.
John Fay Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Elected in 1818.
Retired.
Montgomery County and the Town of Danube in Herkimer County.
Vacant March 4, 1821 –
December 3, 1821
Elections were held in April 1821. It is unclear when results were announced or credentials issued.
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Alfred Conkling
Democratic-Republican December 3, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Elected in 1821.
Retired.
Henry R. Storrs Adams-Clay Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Elected in 1822.
Re-elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
Re-elected in 1828.
Retired.
Oneida
Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
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Samuel Beardsley
Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 17th district.
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Ransom H. Gillet
Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
[Data unknown/missing.]
James B. Spencer Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
John Fine Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Henry Bell Van Rensselaer
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Charles Rogers
Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Erastus D. Culver Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Orlando Kellogg
Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
George R. Andrews Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
John H. Boyd Whig March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Rufus W. Peckham
Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Samuel Dickson Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Erastus Corning
Democratic March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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John H. Reynolds
Anti-Lecompton Democrat March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Erastus Corning
Democratic March 4, 1861 –
October 5, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant October 5, 1863 –
December 7, 1863
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John V. L. Pruyn
Democratic December 7, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Elected to finish Corning's term.
Retired.
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Charles Goodyear
Democratic March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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John V. L. Pruyn
Democratic March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Stephen L. Mayham
Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Eli Perry
Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 15th district.
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David M. De Witt
Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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George M. Beebe
Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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John W. Ferdon
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Lewis Beach
Democratic March 4, 1881 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted from the 15th district.
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William G. Stahlnecker
Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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John R. Fellows
Democratic March 4, 1893 –
December 31, 1893
Redistricted from the 6th district.
Resigned to become New York County District Attorney.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Vacant December 31, 1893 –
January 30, 1894
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Lemuel E. Quigg
Republican January 30, 1894 –
March 3, 1899
Elected to finish Fellows's term.
Lost re-election.
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William A. Chanler
Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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William H. Douglas
Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 15th district.
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Ira E. Rider
Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Charles A. Towne
Democratic March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1907
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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William Willett Jr.
Democratic March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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John J. Kindred
Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Jefferson M. Levy
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
Redistricted from the 13th district. [Data unknown/missing.]
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Michael F. Farley
Democratic March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Fiorello H. LaGuardia
Republican March 4, 1917 –
December 31, 1919
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1919 –
November 2, 1920
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Nathan D. Perlman
Republican November 2, 1920 –
March 3, 1927
Elected to finish LaGuardia's term.
Unsuccessful Republican nominee for New York Attorney General.
Appointed to the Court of Special Sessions of the City of New York.
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William I. Sirovich
Democratic March 4, 1927 –
December 17, 1939
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant December 17, 1939 –
February 6, 1940
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Morris Michael Edelstein
Democratic February 6, 1940 –
June 4, 1941
Elected to finish Sirovich's term.
Died.
Vacant June 4, 1941 –
July 29, 1941
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Arthur George Klein
Democratic July 29, 1941 –
January 3, 1945
Elected to finish Edelstein's term.
Elected to New York State Supreme Court.
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Leo F. Rayfiel
Democratic January 3, 1945 –
September 13, 1947
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant September 13, 1947 –
November 4, 1947
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Abraham J. Multer
Democratic November 4, 1947 –
January 3, 1953
Elected to finish Rayfiel's term.
Redistricted to the 13th district.
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John J. Rooney
Democratic January 3, 1953 –
December 31, 1974
Redistricted from the 12th district.
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
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Frederick W. Richmond
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
August 25, 1982
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant August 25, 1982 –
January 3, 1983
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Guy V. Molinari
Republican January 3, 1983 –
December 31, 1989
Redistricted from the 17th district.
Resigned to become Borough President of Staten Island.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Vacant December 31, 1989 –
March 20, 1990
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Susan Molinari
Republican March 20, 1990 –
January 3, 1993
Elected to finish her father's term.
Redistricted to the 13th district.
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Carolyn Maloney
Democratic January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
Elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Redistricted to the 12th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
Central Park and the East Side of Manhattan; all of Roosevelt Island; and the neighborhoods of Astoria, Long Island City, and Sunnyside in Queens.
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Joe Crowley
Democratic January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2019
Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Lost re-nomination.
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The eastern part of the Bronx and part of north-central Queens.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
Present
Elected in 2018.

Election results[edit]

Presidential races[edit]

Year Office Results
2000 President Gore (D) 70 - 23%
2004 President Kerry (D) 74 - 25%
2008 President Obama (D) 78 - 21%
2012 President Obama (D) 80 - 18%
2016 President Clinton (D) 77 - 20%

Congressional races[edit]

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").

U.S. House election, 1870: New York District 14[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eli Perry 17,716 54.1
Republican Minard Harder 14,726 44.9
Labor Reform Party John Hastings 336 1.0
Majority 2,990 9.2
Turnout 32,778 100

[Data unknown/missing.]

U.S. House election, 1996: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 130,175 72.4
Republican Jeffrey E. Livingston 42,641 23.7
Green Thomas K. Leighton 3,512 2.0
Conservative Joseph A. Lavezzo 2,188 1.2
Right to Life Delco L. Cornett 1,221 0.7
Majority 87,534 48.7
Turnout 179,737 100
U.S. House election, 1998: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 111,072 77.4 +5.0
Republican Stephanie E. Kupferman 32,458 22.6 -1.1
Majority 78,614 54.8 +6.1
Turnout 143,530 100 -20.1
U.S. House election, 2000: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 148,080 73.9 -3.5
Republican C. Adrienne Rhodes 45,453 22.7 +0.1
Green Sandra Stevens 4,869 2.4 +2.4
Independence Frederick D. Newman 1,946 1.0 +1.0
Majority 102,627 51.2 -3.6
Turnout 200,348 100 +39.6
U.S. House election, 2002: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 95,931 75.3 +1.4
Republican Anton Srdanovic 31,548 24.7 +2.0
Majority 64,383 50.5 -0.7
Turnout 127,479 100 -36.4
U.S. House election, 2004: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 186,688 81.1 +5.8
Republican Anton Srdanovic 43,623 18.9 -5.8
Majority 143,065 62.1 +11.6
Turnout 230,311 100 +80.7
U.S. House election, 2006: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 119,582 84.5 +3.4
Republican Danniel Maio 21,969 15.5 -3.4
Majority 97,613 69.0 +6.9
Turnout 141,551 100 -38.5
U.S. House election, 2008: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 183,239 79.9 -4.6
Republican Robert G. Heim 43,385 18.9 +3.4
Libertarian Isaiah Matos 2,659 1.2 +1.2
Majority 139,854 61.0 -8.0
Turnout 229,283 100 +62.0
U.S. House election, 2010: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney 107,327 75.1 -4.8
Republican David Ryan Brumberg 32,065 22.4 +3.5
Conservative Timothy J. Healy 1,891 1.3 +1.3
Independence Dino L. LaVerghetta 1,617 1.1 +1.1
Majority 75,262 52.7 -8.3
Turnout 142,900 100 -37.7
US House election, 2012: New York District 14 [4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Crowley 116,117
Working Families Joe Crowley 4,644
Total Joe Crowley (incumbent) 120,761 83.2
Republican William Gibbons 19,191
Conservative William Gibbons 2,564
Total William Gibbons 21,755 15.0
Green Anthony Gronowicz 2,570 1.8
None Blank/Void/Scattered 25,915
Total votes 145,086 100.00
Democratic hold
US House election, 2014: New York District 14[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Crowley 45,370 67.34
Working Families Joe Crowley 4,982 7.39
Total Joe Crowley (incumbent) 50,352 74.74
Conservative Elizabeth Perri 6,735 10.00
None Blank/Void/Write-In 10,285 15.27
Total votes 67,372 100
Democratic hold
U.S. House election, 2016: New York District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Crowley 138,367 70.13%
Working Families Joe Crowley 7,317 3.71%
Women's Equality Joe Crowley 1,903 0.96%
Total Joe Crowley (incumbent) 147,587 74.80%
Republican Frank J. Spotorno 26,891 13.63%
Conservative Frank J. Spotorno 3,654 1.85%
Total Frank J. Spotorno 30,545 15.48%
None Blank/Void/Scattering 19,169 9.72%
Total votes 197,301 100.00%
Democratic hold
U.S. House election, 2018: New York District 14
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 100,044 78%
Working Families Joe Crowley (incumbent)[7] 8,505 6.6%
Republican Anthony Pappas 17,762 13.8%
Conservative Elizabeth Perri 2,028 1.6%
Reform James Dillon N/A N/A
Total votes 128,339 100.00%
Democratic hold

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

In fiction[edit]

In the TV series Heroes, the character Nathan Petrelli won the 14th district's congressional seat in 2006 election in a landslide, thanks to electoral fraud. He did not take the seat, however.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Center for New Media & Promotion (CNMP), US Census Bureau. "My Congressional District". www.census.gov.
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ November Election, 1870. Complete Statement of the Official Canvass, in Detail of the Election Held November 8, 1870, Giving the Vote of Each Election District, with Proceedings of County And State... Volume II. County of New York. 1871. p. 2034. Retrieved 2009-03-29.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012: "NYS Board of Elections Rep. in Congress Election Returns Nov 6, 2012" (PDF, 192 kB). New York Board of Elections. March 20, 2013. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "NYS Board of Elections". NYS Board of Elections. 2014-11-04. Retrieved 2017-01-23.
  6. ^ From United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2016: "New York State Official Election Night Results" (PDF, 475 kB). New York Board of Elections. December 22, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  7. ^ Foderaro, Lisa. "Ocasio-Cortez Highlights How Third-Party Quirks Can Muddle Elections". New York Times. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  8. ^ Don't Look Back (Heroes, Season 1, Episode 2)