The 23rd congressional district of New York extends along New York's border with Pennsylvania from the shores of Lake Erie in Chautauqua County to the suburbs of Binghamton in Tioga County. It includes three of the eleven Finger Lakes: Keuka Lake, Seneca Lake, and Cayuga Lake.
|New York's 23rd congressional district|
Democrat Tracy Mitrano challenged Republican incumbent Tom Reed in the November 6, 2018 election. Congressman Tom Reed won reelection on November 6, 2018, retaining his seat for a fourth term. Reed's 8.4% margin of victory was his smallest since his first election in 2012.
Recent election results in statewide racesEdit
|1992||President||G.H.W. Bush 40 – 37%|
|1996||President||B. Clinton 46 – 39%|
|2000||President||Bush 49 – 47%|
|2004||President||G.W. Bush 51 – 47%|
|2008||President||Obama 50 – 49%|
|2012||President||Romney 49 – 48%|
|2016||President||Trump 54 – 39%|
|2020||President||Trump 54 – 43%|
Components: past and presentEdit
Various New York districts have been numbered "23" over the years, including areas in New York City and various parts of upstate New York.
- Parts of Manhattan
- Parts of The Bronx
- Parts of The Bronx, Manhattan
- Parts of The Bronx
- Parts of The Bronx, Westchester
- All of Albany, Schenectady
- Parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer
- All of Chenango, Madison, Oneida, Otsego
- Parts of Broome, Delaware, Herkimer, Montgomery, Schoharie
- All of Clinton, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oswego, St. Lawrence
- Parts of Essex, Fulton, Oneida
- All of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins, Yates
- Parts of Ontario, Tioga
List of members representing the districtEdit
1823–1833: One seatEdit
|District created March 4, 1823|
|Democratic-Republican[a]||March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
|18th||Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1822.|
|Anti-Jacksonian||March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1827
|19th||Elected in 1824.|
|Jonas Earll Jr.||Jacksonian||March 4, 1827 –
March 3, 1831
|Elected in 1826.|
Re-elected in 1828.
Freeborn G. Jewett
|Jacksonian||March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
|22nd||Elected in 1830.|
1833–1843: Two seatsEdit
From 1833 to 1843, two seats were apportioned, elected on a general ticket.
|Seat A||Seat B|
|Member||Party||Electoral history||Member||Party||Electoral history|
|March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1837
|William K. Fuller||Jacksonian||Elected in 1832
Re-elected in 1834.
|William Taylor||Jacksonian||Elected in 1832|
Re-elected in 1834.
Re-elected in 1836.
|March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1839
|25th||Bennet Bicknell||Democratic||Elected in 1836.
|March 4, 1839 –
March 3, 1841
|26th||Nehemiah H. Earll||Democratic||Elected in 1838.
|Edward Rogers||Democratic||Elected in 1838.|
|March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
|Whig||Elected in 1840.
|A. Lawrence Foster||Whig||Elected in 1840.|
1843–present: One seatEdit
Recent election resultsEdit
In New York, there are numerous minor parties at various points on the political spectrum. Certain parties often 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.
|Democratic||Samuel S. Stratton (incumbent)||188,144||77.8|
|Socialist Workers||Richard Ariza||642||0.3|
|Republican||Sherwood Boehlert (incumbent)||124,626||64.3|
|Democratic||Bruce W. Hapanowicz||50,436||26.0|
|Independence||Thomas E. Loughlin, Jr.||10,835||5.6|
|Right to Life||William Tapley||7,790||4.0|
|Republican||Sherwood Boehlert (incumbent)||111,242||80.8||+16.5|
|Republican||Sherwood Boehlert (incumbent)||124,132||60.5||-20.3|
|Democratic||Richard W. Englebrecht||38,049||18.6||+18.6|
|Republican||John M. McHugh||124,682||100||+39.5|
|Republican||John M. McHugh (incumbent)||160,079||70.7||-29.3|
|Democratic||Robert J. Johnson||66,448||29.3||+29.3|
|Republican||John M. McHugh (incumbent)||106,781||63.1||-7.6|
|Democratic||Robert J. Johnson||62,318||36.9||+7.6|
|Republican||John M. McHugh (incumbent)||129,991||65.3||+2.2|
|Democratic||Michael P. Oot||69,112||34.7||-2.2|
|Conservative||Doug Hoffman||69,553||46.0||+25.1 (2000)|
(withdrew, but still on the ballot)
Scozzafava dropped out of the race just prior to the election and endorsed Democrat Bill Owens. The results were not certified by the New York State Board of Elections until December 15, 2009.
|Democratic||Bill Owens (incumbent)||82,232||47.5||-0.8|
|Republican||Tom Reed (incumbent)||126,519||51.9|
|Republican||Tom Reed (incumbent)||113,130||59.4|
|Republican||Tom Reed (incumbent)||161,050||57.6|
|Republican||Tom Reed (incumbent)||130,323||54.2|
|Republican||Tom Reed (incumbent)||181,060||57.7|
Historical district boundariesEdit
- Supported the Crawford faction in the 1824 United States presidential election
- "My Congressional District".
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 11, 2013. Retrieved June 19, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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- 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
- Election results via Clerk.house.gov: