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New York's 25th congressional district

New York's 25th congressional district
New York 's 25th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
New York 's 25th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Louise Slaughter (DFairport)
Cook PVI D+7

The 25th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives. It is represented by Democrat Louise Slaughter. The district is now located entirely and exclusively within Monroe County, centered on the city of Rochester.

From 2003 to 2013 it stretched from Syracuse to the northeastern suburbs of Rochester. The district comprised all of Onondaga and Wayne counties, the northernmost portion of Cayuga County and the towns of Irondequoit, Penfield, and Webster in Monroe County. The district contained 100 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline, the easternmost Finger Lakes and significant portions of the Erie Canal.

Contents

  • Voting 1
  • Components: past and present 2
  • List of representatives 3
  • Election results 4
  • Historical district boundaries 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Voting

Components: past and present

The 25th District was a Westchester/Rockland seat in the 1960s covering areas now in the 17th and 18th Districts.

In the 1970s it was the lower Hudson Valley district and congruent to the present 19th District. Onondaga County was split between the 32nd District (which included rural counties east of Syracuse now in the 23rd and 24th District) and the 33rd District (which included the Finger Lakes counties in the 24th and 29th Districts).

In the 1980s, the district was centered in the Utica area (now the 24th District) and the Syracuse area was entirely in the 27th District.

Beginning in 2013, the 25th district will be entirely within Monroe County, and will include the City of Rochester and surrounding suburbs.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1823
Samuel Lawrence Adams-Clay
Democratic-
Republican
March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Charles Humphrey Adams March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
David Woodcock Adams March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1829
Thomas Maxwell Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
Gamaliel H. Barstow Anti-Masonic March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
Samuel Clark Jacksonian March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
Graham H. Chapin Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
Samuel Birdsall Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
Theron R. Strong Democratic March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
John Maynard Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
George O. Rathbun Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
Harmon S. Conger Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
Thomas Y. Howe, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
Edwin B. Morgan Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
Martin Butterfield Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
Theodore M. Pomeroy Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
Redistricted to the 24th district
Daniel Morris Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1867
William H. Kelsey Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 3, 1871
William H. Lamport Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
Redistricted to the 26th district
Clinton D. MacDougall Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
Redistricted to the 26th district
Elias W. Leavenworth Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
Frank Hiscock Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1887
Resigned after being elected to the U.S. Senate
Vacant March 3, 1887 –
November 8, 1887
James J. Belden Republican November 8, 1887 –
March 3, 1893
Redistricted to the 27th district
James S. Sherman Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 27th district
Lucius N. Littauer Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
Redistricted from the 22nd district
Cyrus Durey Republican March 4, 1907 –
March 3, 1911
Theron Akin Progressive Republican March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
Benjamin I. Taylor Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
James W. Husted Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
J. Mayhew Wainwright Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1931
Charles D. Millard Republican March 4, 1931 –
September 29, 1937
Resigned after being elected surrogate of Westchester County
Vacant September 29, 1937 –
November 2, 1937
Ralph A. Gamble Republican November 2, 1937 –
January 3, 1945
Redistricted to the 28th district
Charles A. Buckley Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 23rd district
Redistricted to the 24th district
Paul A. Fino Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted to the 24th district
Robert R. Barry Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
Redistricted from the 27th district
Richard Ottinger Democratic January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1971
Did not seek re-election in 1970, running for the U.S. Senate, instead.
Peter A. Peyser Republican January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1973
Elected in 1970
Redistricted to the 23rd district
Hamilton Fish IV Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted from the 28th district and re-elected here in 1972
Re-elected in 1974
Re-elected in 1976
Re-elected in 1978
Re-elected in 1980
Redistricted to the 21st district
Sherwood Boehlert Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1993
First elected in 1982
Re-elected in 1984
Re-elected in 1986
Re-elected in 1988
Re-elected in 1990
Redistricted to the 23rd district
James T. Walsh Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2009
Redistricted from the 27th district and re-elected here 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
Retired
Dan Maffei Democratic January 6, 2009 –
January 3, 2011
Elected in 2008
Lost re-election
Ann Marie Buerkle Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Elected in 2010
Lost re-election after being redistricted to the 24th district
Louise Slaughter Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Redistricted from the 28th district
Re-elected in 2012
Re-elected in 2014

Election results

In New York State electoral politics, the state allows Electoral fusion, with numerous minor parties at various points on the political spectrum that typically endorse either the Republican or Democratic candidate for an office. Hence the state electoral results contain both the party votes, and the final candidate votes (Listed as "Recap").

1996 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 126,691 55.1
Democratic Marty Mack 103,199 44.9
Majority 23,492 10.2
Turnout 229,890 100
1998 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 121,204 69.4 +14.3
Democratic Yvonne Rothenberg 53,461 30.6 -14.3
Majority 67,743 38.8 +28.6
Turnout 174,665 100 -24.0
2000 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 151,880 69.0 -0.4
Democratic Francis J. Gavin 64,533 29.3 -1.3
Green Howie Hawkins 3,830 1.7 +1.7
Majority 87,347 39.7 +0.9
Turnout 220,243 100 +26.1
2002 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 144,610 72.3 +3.3
Democratic Stephanie Aldersley 53,290 26.6 -2.7
Working Families Francis J. Gavin 2,131 1.1 +1.1
Majority 91,320 45.7 +6.0
Turnout 200,031 100 -9.2
2004 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 189,063 90.4 +18.1
Peace and Justice Howie Hawkins 20,106 9.6 +9.6
Majority 168,957 80.8 +35.1
Turnout 209,169 100 +4.6
2006 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James T. Walsh 110,525 50.8 -39.6
Democratic Dan Maffei 107,108 49.2 +49.2
Majority 3,417 1.6 -79.2
Turnout 217,633 100 +4.0
2008 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Dan Maffei 157,375 54.8 +5.6
Republican Dale Sweetland 120,217 41.9 -8.9
Green Howie Hawkins 9,483 3.3 +3.3
Majority 37,158 12.9 +11.3
Turnout 287,075 100 +31.9
2010 election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Ann Marie Buerkle 104,374 50.1 +8.2
Democratic Dan Maffei 103,807 49.9 -4.9
Turnout 208,181 100 -27.5

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  • 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 "

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