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New York's 13th congressional district

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)
Cook PVI D+41

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.

Contents

  • Voting 1
  • Components: past and present 2
  • Representatives 3
  • Recent election results 4
  • See also 5
  • Notes 6
  • References 7

Voting

Components: past and present

The district from 2003 to 2013

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

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created 1803
Thomas Sammons Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1807
Peter Swart Democratic-Republican March 4, 1807 –
March 3, 1809
Uri Tracy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1813
Redistricted from the 16th district
Alexander Boyd Federalist March 4, 1813 –
March 3, 1815
John B. Yates Democratic-Republican March 4, 1815 –
March 3, 1817
Thomas Lawyer Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –
March 3, 1819
Harmanus Peek Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 –
March 3, 1821
Vacant March 4, 1821 –
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.
John Gebhard Federalist December 3, 1821 –
March 3, 1823
Isaac Williams, Jr. Adams-Clay DR March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
William G. Angel Jacksonian[1] March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
Samuel Chase Adams March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
William G. Angel Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1833
Reuben Whallon Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
Dudley Farlin Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
John Palmer Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Augustus C. Hand Democratic March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1841
Thomas A. Tomlinson Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Daniel D. Barnard Whig March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
Redistricted from 10th district
Bradford R. Wood Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
John I. Slingerland Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
John L. Schoolcraft Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1853
Russell Sage Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Abram B. Olin Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1863
John B. Steele Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
Redistricted from 11th district
Edwin N. Hubbell Democratic March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1867
Thomas Cornell Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1869
John A. Griswold Democratic March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
Joseph H. Tuthill Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
John O. Whitehouse Democratic March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1877
John H. Ketcham Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1885
Redistricted to 16th district
Egbert L. Viele Democratic March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Ashbel P. Fitch Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Democratic March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1893
John De Witt Warner Democratic March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Redistricted from 12th district
Richard C. Shannon Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1899
Jefferson M. Levy Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1901
Oliver Belmont Democratic March 4, 1901 –
March 3, 1903
Francis B. Harrison Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Herbert Parsons Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
Jefferson M. Levy Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Redistricted to 14th district
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 Democratic November 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1917
Christopher D. Sullivan Democratic March 4, 1917 –
January 3, 1941
Louis J. Capozzoli Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1945
Donald L. O'Toole Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 8th district
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 Democratic February 20, 1968 –
January 3, 1975
Stephen J. Solarz Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1993
Susan Molinari Republican January 3, 1993 –
August 2, 1997
Redistricted from 14th district
Resigned
Vacant August 3, 1997 –
November 3, 1997
Vito Fossella Republican November 4, 1997 –
January 3, 2009
Michael McMahon Democratic January 3, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
Michael Grimm Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Redistricted to 11th district
Charles B. Rangel Democratic January 3, 2013 –
present
Redistricted from 15th district

Recent election results

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

Notes

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

References

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