New York's 22nd congressional district

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New York's 22nd congressional district
New York US Congressional District 22 (since 2013).tif
New York's 22nd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Claudia Tenney
RNew Hartford
Distribution
  • 57.49% urban
  • 42.51% rural
Population (2019)688,391
Median household
income
$56,615[1]
Cook PVIR+6[2]

The 22nd congressional district of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives. Significant cities in the district include Utica, Rome, Cortland, and Binghamton. Binghamton University, Hamilton College, Colgate University, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Utica College are located in the district.

The district includes all of Chenango, Cortland, Madison, and Oneida counties, and parts of Broome, Herkimer, Oswego, and Tioga counties.

From 2003 to 2013, the district included all or parts of Broome, Delaware, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, and Ulster counties. It included the cities of Binghamton, Ithaca, Kingston, Middletown, Newburgh and Poughkeepsie. The district stretched to include parts of the Finger Lakes region, the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley.

Since February 11, 2021, the district has been represented by Claudia Tenney, following months of recounts and legal battles from the close 2020 election.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the APM Research Lab's Voter Profile Tools (featuring the U.S. Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey), the district contained about 534,000 potential voters (citizens, age 18+). Of these, 90% are White and 10% are people of color. Immigrants make up 4% of the district's potential voters. Median income among households (with one or more potential voter) in the district is about $57,200, while 13% of households live below the poverty line. As for the educational attainment of potential voters in the district, 9% of those 25 and older have not earned a high school degree, while 24% hold a bachelor's or higher degree.

Election results from presidential races[edit]

Year Result
2000 Gore 51 - 42%
2004 Kerry 54 - 45%
2008 Obama 59 - 39%
2012 Romney 49.2 - 48.8%
2016 Trump 54.8 - 39.3%
2020 Trump 54.7 - 43.3%

Components, past and present[edit]

2013–Present:

All of Chenango, Cortland, Madison, Oneida
Parts of Broome, Herkimer, Oswego, Tioga

2003–2012:

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

Various New York districts have been numbered "22" over the years, including areas in New York City and various parts of upstate New York.

List of members representing the district[edit]

1821 – 1833: One seat[edit]

District was created on March 9, 1821, split from the 2-seat 21st district.

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history Location
Vacant March 4, 1821 –
December 3, 1821
Elections were held in April 1821. It is unclear when results were announced or credentials issued. 1821–1823
[data unknown/missing]
Albert H. Tracy Democratic-Republican December 3, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
17th Elected in 1821.
Redistricted to the 30th district.
Justin Dwinell Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
18th Elected in 1822.
[data unknown/missing]
1823–1833
Madison and Cortland counties
John Miller Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
19th Elected in 1824.
[data unknown/missing]
John G. Stower Jacksonian March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
20th Elected in 1826.
[data unknown/missing]
Thomas Beekman Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
21st Elected in 1828.
[data unknown/missing]
Edward C. Reed Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
22nd Elected in 1830.
[data unknown/missing]

1833 – 1843: Two seats[edit]

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

Years Cong
ress
Seat A Seat B
Representative Party Electoral history Representative Party Electoral history
March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
23rd Nicoll Halsey Jacksonian Elected in 1832.
[data unknown/missing]
Samuel G. Hathaway Jacksonian Elected in 1832.
[data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
24th Stephen B. Leonard Jacksonian Elected in 1834.
[data unknown/missing]
Joseph Reynolds Jacksonian Elected in 1834.
[data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1837 –
July 27, 1838
25th Andrew DeWitt Bruyn.jpg
Andrew DeWitt Bruyn
Democratic Elected in 1836.
Died.
Hiram Gray Democratic Elected in 1836.
[data unknown/missing]
July 27, 1838 –
December 3, 1838
Vacant
December 3, 1838 –
March 3, 1839
25th Cyrus Beers Democratic Elected to finish Bruyn's term.
[data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
26th Stephen B. Leonard Democratic Elected in 1838.
[data unknown/missing]
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Amasa Dana
Democratic Elected in 1838.
[data unknown/missing]
March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
27th Samuel Partridge Democratic Elected in 1840.
[data unknown/missing]
Lewis Riggs Democratic Elected in 1840.
[data unknown/missing]

1843 – present: One seat[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
Meade Purdy Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
28th Elected in 1842.
[data unknown/missing]
Stephen Strong Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
29th Elected in 1844.
[data unknown/missing]
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Ausburn Birdsall
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1846.
[data unknown/missing]
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Henry Bennett
Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
31st
32nd
Elected in 1848.
Re-elected in 1850.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
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Gerrit Smith
Free Soil March 4, 1853 –
August 7, 1854
33rd Elected in 1852.
Resigned.
Vacant August 7, 1854 –
November 7, 1854
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Henry C. Goodwin
Whig November 7, 1854 –
March 3, 1855
Elected to finish Smith's term.
[data unknown/missing]
Andrew Z. McCarty Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
34th Elected in 1854.
[data unknown/missing]
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Henry C. Goodwin
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
35th Elected in 1856.
[data unknown/missing]
M. Lindley Lee Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
36th Elected in 1858.
[data unknown/missing]
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William E. Lansing
Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
37th Elected in 1860.
[data unknown/missing]
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De Witt C. Littlejohn
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
38th Elected in 1862.
[data unknown/missing]
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Sidney T. Holmes
Republican March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
39th Elected in 1864.
[data unknown/missing]
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John C. Churchill
Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
40th
41st
Elected in 1866.
Re-elected in 1868.
[data unknown/missing]
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William E. Lansing
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
42nd Elected in 1870.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
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Ellis H. Roberts
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
43rd Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1872.
[data unknown/missing]
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George A. Bagley
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1879
44th
45th
Elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
[data unknown/missing]
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Warner Miller
Republican March 4, 1879 –
July 26, 1881
46th
47th
Elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Resigned when elected to US Senate
Vacant July 26, 1881 –
November 8, 1881
47th
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Charles R. Skinner
Republican November 8, 1881 –
March 3, 1885
47th
48th
Elected to finish Miller's term.
Re-elected in 1882.
[data unknown/missing]
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Abraham X. Parker
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1889
49th
50th
Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
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Frederick Lansing
Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1891
51st Elected in 1888.
[data unknown/missing]
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Leslie W. Russell
Republican March 4, 1891 –
September 11, 1891
52nd Elected in 1890.
Resigned when elected as justice on New York Supreme Court
Vacant September 11, 1891 –
November 3, 1891
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N. Martin Curtis
Republican November 3, 1891 –
March 3, 1897
52nd
53rd
54th
Elected to finish Russell's term.
Re-elected in 1892.
Re-elected in 1894.
[data unknown/missing]
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Lucius N. Littauer
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1903
55th
56th
57th
Elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 25th district.
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William H. Draper
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
[data unknown/missing]
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Henry Bruckner
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
December 31, 1917
63rd
64th
65th
Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1917 –
March 5, 1918
65th
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Anthony J. Griffin
Democratic March 5, 1918 –
January 13, 1935
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
Elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Died.
Vacant January 13, 1935 –
November 5, 1935
74th
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Edward W. Curley
Democratic November 5, 1935 –
January 6, 1940
74th
75th
76th
Elected to finish Griffin's term.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Died.
Vacant January 6, 1940 –
February 20, 1940
76th
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Walter A. Lynch
Democratic February 20, 1940 –
January 3, 1945
76th
77th
78th
Elected to finish Curley's term.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
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Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
79th
80th
81st
82nd
Elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 16th district.
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Sidney A. Fine
Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 2, 1956
83rd
84th
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Resigned to serve on New York Supreme Court.
Vacant January 2, 1956 –
February 7, 1956
84th
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James C. Healey
Democratic February 7, 1956 –
January 3, 1963
84th
85th
86th
87th
Elected to finish Fine's term.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
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Jacob H. Gilbert
Democratic January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
88th
89th
90th
91st
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
[data unknown/missing]
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Herman Badillo
Democratic January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1973
92nd Elected in 1970.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
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Jonathan B. Bingham
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
[data unknown/missing]
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Benjamin Gilman
Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 26th district and re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
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Gerald Solomon
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 1999
103rd
104th
105th
Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
[data unknown/missing]
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John E. Sweeney
Republican January 3, 1999 –
January 3, 2003
106th
107th
Elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Redistricted to the 20th district.
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Maurice Hinchey
Democratic January 3, 2003 –
January 3, 2013
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 26th district and re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Retired.
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Richard L. Hanna
Republican January 3, 2013 –
January 3, 2017
113th
114th
Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Retired.
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Claudia Tenney
Republican January 3, 2017 –
January 3, 2019
115th Elected in 2016.
Lost re-election.
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Anthony Brindisi
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
January 3, 2021
116th Elected in 2018.
Lost re-election.
Vacant January 3, 2021 –
February 11, 2021
117th
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Claudia Tenney
Republican February 11, 2021 –
Present
117th Elected in 2020.

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").

1996 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gerald B.H. Solomon (Incumbent) 144,125 60.5
Democratic Steve James 94,192 39.5
Margin of victory 49,933 21.0
Turnout 238,317 ?
Republican hold
1998 United States House of Representatives elections in 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
Margin of victory 25,623 13.3 -7.7
Turnout 193,266 ? -18.9
Republican hold Swing ?
2000 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John E. Sweeney (Incumbent) 167,368 67.9 +12.6
Democratic Kenneth F. McCallion 79,111 32.1 -10.0
Margin of victory 88,257 35.8 +22.5
Turnout 246,479 ? +27.5
Republican hold Swing ?
2002 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey (Incumbent) 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
Margin of victory 55,272 31.3 -4.5
Turnout 176,484 ? -28.4
Democratic gain from Republican Swing ?
2004 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey (Incumbent) 167,489 67.2 +3.0
Republican William A. Brenner 81,881 32.8 -0.1
Margin of victory 85,608 34.3 +3.0
Turnout 249,370 ? +41.3
Democratic hold Swing ?
2006 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey (Incumbent) 121,683 100.0 +32.8
Margin of victory 121,683 100.0 +65.7
Turnout 121,683 ? -51.2
Democratic hold Swing ?
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey (Incumbent) 168,558 58.1 -41.9
Republican George Phillips 85,126 29.3 +29.3
Margin of victory 83,432 28.8 -41.9
Turnout 290,102 ? +138
Democratic hold Swing ?
2010 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Maurice Hinchey (Incumbent) 90,613 52.4 -5.7
Republican George Phillips 82,385 47.6 +18.3
Margin of victory 8,228 4.8 -24.4
Turnout 172,998 ? -59.6
Democratic hold Swing ?
2012 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Richard L. Hanna (Incumbent) 157,941 60.7 +13.1
Democratic Dan Lamb 102,080 39.3 -12.9
Margin of victory 55,861 21.4 -15.2
Turnout 280,082 ? N/A
Republican gain from Democratic Swing ?
2014 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Richard L. Hanna (Incumbent) 129,851 100.0 +39.3
Margin of victory 129,851 100.0 N/A
Turnout 175,372 ? N/A
Republican hold Swing ?
2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Claudia Tenney 129,444 46.5 -53.5
Democratic Kim Myers 114,266 41.1 N/A
Upstate Jobs Martin Babinec 34,638 12.4 N/A
Margin of victory 15,278 5.4 N/A
Turnout 278,348 ? N/A
Republican hold Swing ?
2018 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Anthony Brindisi 127,715 50.9 +9.8
Republican Claudia Tenney (Incumbent) 123,242 49.1 +2.6
Margin of victory 4,473 1.8 N/A
Turnout 250,957 ? N/A
Democratic gain from Republican Swing ?
2020 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 22
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Claudia Tenney 156,098 48.934 -0.166
Democratic Anthony Brindisi (Incumbent) 155,989 48.900 -2.000
Libertarian Keith Price 6,780 2.125 +2.125
Write-in 131 0.041 +0.041
Margin of victory 109 0.034 N/A
Turnout 318,998 ? N/A
Republican gain from Democratic Swing ?

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 – 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=36&cd=22
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.
  3. ^ https://www.syracuse.com/politics/cny/2021/02/claudia-tenney-to-be-certified-as-winner-of-new-yorks-22nd-race.html
  4. ^ "New York's 22nd House District Election Results: Claudia Tenney vs. Anthony Brindisi". NY Times. 7 November 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2018.