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New York's 30th congressional district

The 30th congressional district of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was eliminated as a result of the 2000 U.S. Census. It was last represented by Jack Quinn who was redistricted into the 27th district.

The 30th congressional district is also referred to in the NBC television series Heroes, as the fictional district represented by Nathan Petrelli.

Contents

VotingEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
1992 President Clinton 45 - 26%
1996 President Clinton 57 - 29%

Past ComponentsEdit

1993-2003:

Parts of Erie

1983-1993:

All of Genesee
Parts of Livingston, Monroe, Ontario

1973-1983:

All of Clinton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence
Parts of Essex, Oswego

1971-1973:

All of Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, Washington
Parts of Albany, Essex

1969-1971:

All of Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Warren, Washington

1963-1969:

All of Clinton, Essex, Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington
Parts of Rensselaer

1953-1963:

All of Albany
Parts of Rensselaer

1945-1953:

All of Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Schoharie, Ulster

1913-1945:

All of Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Schenectady

1903–1913:

All of Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Tioga, Tompkins

1893–1903:

All of Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Electoral history
District created March 4, 1823 [Data unknown/missing.]
Albert H. Tracy D-R March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Redistricted from the 22nd district and re-elected in 1822.
Retired.
 
Daniel G. Garnsey
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1829
Elected in 1824.
Re-elected in 1826.
Lost re-election as an independent supported by the Anti-Masonic Party.
Ebenezer F. Norton Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –
March 3, 1831
Elected in 1828.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Bates Cooke
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1831 –
March 3, 1833
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Philo C. Fuller
Anti-Masonic March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
[Data unknown/missing.]
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 –
September 2, 1836
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned.
Vacant September 3, 1836 –
November 8, 1836
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John Young
Whig November 9, 1836 –
March 3, 1837
Elected November 9, 1836 to finish Fuller's term.
[Data unknown/missing.]
Luther C. Peck Whig March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John Young
Whig March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Spring Hubbell Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Martin Grover
Democratic March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
David Rumsey
Whig March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Reuben Robie
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Benjamin Pringle
Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Opposition March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Judson W. Sherman
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1859
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Augustus Frank
Republican March 4, 1859 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 29th district.
 
John Ganson
Democratic March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1865
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James M. Humphrey
Democratic March 4, 1865 –
March 3, 1869
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
David S. Bennett
Republican March 4, 1869 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Williams Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1873
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
George G. Hoskins
Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 31st district.
 
John M. Davy
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1877
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Elizur K. Hart
Democratic March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1879
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
John Van Voorhis
Republican March 4, 1879 –
March 3, 1883
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Halbert S. Greenleaf
Democratic March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles S. Baker
Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Halbert S. Greenleaf
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
James Wolcott Wadsworth
Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted from the 31st district.
Redistricted to the 34th district.
 
John W. Dwight
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
Redistricted from the 26th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Samuel Wallin
Republican March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
William B. Charles
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1917
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
George R. Lunn
Democratic March 4, 1917 –
March 3, 1919
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Frank Crowther
Republican March 4, 1919 –
January 3, 1943
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Bernard W. Kearney
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 31st district.
 
Jay LeFevre
Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1951
Redistricted from the 27th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
J. Ernest Wharton
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 29th district.
 
Leo W. O'Brien
Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1963
Redistricted from the 32nd district.
Redistricted to the 29th district.
 
Carleton J. King
Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted from the 31st district.
Redistricted to the 29th district.
 
Robert C. McEwen
Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1981
Redistricted from the 31st district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
David O'Brien Martin
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1983
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 26th district.
 
Barber B. Conable Jr.
Republican January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1985
Redistricted from the 35th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Fred J. Eckert
Republican January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1987
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Louise Slaughter
Democratic January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1993
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 28th district.
 
Jack Quinn
Republican January 3, 1993 –
January 3, 2003
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 27th district.
District eliminated January 3, 2003 [Data unknown/missing.]

Election resultsEdit

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").

1996 US House election: District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jack Quinn 121,369 54.8%
Democratic Francis J. Pordum 100,040 45.2%
Majority 21,329 9.6%
Turnout 221,409 100%
1998 US House election: District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jack Quinn 116,093 67.8% +13.0%
Democratic Crystal Peoples 55,199 32.2% -13.0%
Majority 60,894 35.5% +25.9%
Turnout 171,292 100% -22.6%
2000 US House election: District 30
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Jack Quinn 138,452 67.1% -0.7%
Democratic John Fee 67,819 32.9% +0.7%
Majority 70,633 34.2% -1.3%
Turnout 206,271 100% +20.4%

ReferencesEdit

  • 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
  • 2000 House election data Clerk of the House of Representatives
  • 1998 House election data
  • 1996 House election data