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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

RepresentativesEdit

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

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").

US House election, 2000: New York 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
US House election, 1998: New York 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
US House election, 1996: New York 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

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