2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New York

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2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New York
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  2014 November 8, 2016 (2016-11-08) 2018  

All 27 New York seats to the United States House of Representatives
 Majority partyMinority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election189
Seats won189
Seat changeSteady2.svgSteady2.svg
Popular vote4,456,9672,525,426
Percentage62.81%35.59%
SwingIncrease2.svg 7.68%Decrease2.svg 7.06%

United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2016 results by district.svg
Popular vote by congressional district. As this is a first-past-the-post election, seat totals are not determined by total popular vote in the state, but instead by results in each congressional district.

The 2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New York were held on November 8, 2016, to elect the 27 U.S. Representatives from the state of New York, one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts. The elections coincided with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primaries took place on June 28.

Contents

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2016 [1]
PartyVotesPercentageSeats+/–
Democratic 4,464,93462.74%18
Republican 2,530,43735.56%9
Conservative 35,0810.49%0
Reform 34,6380.49%0
Green 28,1930.40%0
People's Choice11,8250.17%0
Haris Bhatti2,1230.03%0
Transparent Government1,8770.03%0
Write-ins7,3160.10%0
Totals7,116,424100.00%27

District 1

The 1st district is located in eastern Long Island and includes most of central and eastern Suffolk County. The incumbent was Republican Lee Zeldin, who has represented the district since 2015. He was first elected in 2014 with 53% of the vote, defeating Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop. The district has a PVI of R+2.

Suffolk County Planning Commission Chairman David Calone and Southampton town supervisor Anna Throne-Holst ran for the Democratic nomination. [2] [3] Other potential Democratic candidates included former Brookhaven Supervisor Mark Lesko and Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn. [4] Throne-Holst won the primary with 51.98% of the vote, with 6,579, getting 417 more votes than Calone, at 6,162. [5]

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Anna E. Throne-Holst 6,481 51.3
Democratic David L. Calone6,16248.7
Total votes12,643 100.0

General election

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Lee
Zeldin (R)
Anna
Throne-Holst (D)
Undecided
Siena College October 27–31, 2016607± 4.0%57%36%6%
Siena College September 27 – October 2, 2016661± 3.8%53%38%9%

Results

New York's 1st congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Lee Zeldin158,40948.9
Conservative Lee Zeldin23,3277.2
Independence Lee Zeldin5,9201.8
Reform Lee Zeldin8430.3
Total Lee Zeldin (incumbent)188,49958.2
Democratic Anna Throne-Holst126,63539.1
Working Families Anna Throne-Holst6,1471.9
Women's Equality Anna Throne-Holst2,4960.8
TotalAnna Throne-Holst135,27841.8
Total votes323,777 100.0
Republican hold

District 2

The 2nd district is based along the South Shore of Long Island and includes southwestern Suffolk County and a small portion of southeastern Nassau County. The incumbent was Republican Peter T. King, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 3rd district from 1993 to 2013. He was re-elected with 65% of the vote in 2014 and the district has a PVI of R+1.

DuWayne Gregory, the Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, ran for the Democratic nomination. [8]

General election

Results

New York's 2nd congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Peter T. King157,32153.9
Conservative Peter T. King21,7787.5
Reform Peter T. King2,1220.7
Total Peter T. King (incumbent)181,22162.1
Democratic DuWayne Gregory102,16235.0
Working Families DuWayne Gregory4,0081.4
Independence DuWayne Gregory3,2071.1
Women's Equality DuWayne Gregory1,4350.5
TotalDuWayne Gregory110,81237.9
Total votes292,033 100.0
Republican hold

District 3

The 3rd district is based along the north shore of Long Island and includes portions of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The incumbent, Democrat Steve Israel, had represented northern Long Island since 2000 (as the 2nd district from 2000 to 2012 and the 3rd district since then) and announced he would not seek re-election on January 5, 2016. [9]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Joseph C Clarke, perennial candidate [10]
  • Jonathan Kaiman, former Town Of North Hempstead supervisor and chair Of Nassau County finance board [11]
  • Anna Kaplin, Town Of North Hempstead council member [12]
  • Steve Stern, Suffolk County legislator 16th district & Businessman [10]
  • Thomas Suozzi, former Nassau County Executive & Mayor Of Glen Cove [13]
Declined
  • Judi Bosworth, Nassau County Legislator 10th district woman [14]
  • Steve Israel, incumbent U.S. Representative [14] [15]
  • William Spencer, Suffolk County Legislator 18th district [14]
  • Robert Zimmerman (politician)|Robert Zimmerman, Long Island Economic development commission [16]

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Thomas Suozzi 7,142 35.1
Democratic Steve Stern4,47522.0
Democratic Jon Kaiman4,39421.6
Democratic Anna Kaplan3,31116.3
Democratic Jonathan C. Clarke1,0215.0
Total votes20,343 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 3rd congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Thomas Suozzi 167,758 52.9
Republican Jack Martins131,53441.4
Conservative Jack Martins16,1345.1
Reform Jack Martins1,9090.6
Total Jack Martins 149,57747.1
Total votes317,335 100.0
Democratic hold

District 4

Kathleen Rice, the incumbent Democrat, who won election to her first term in 2014 with 51%, was challenged in the general election by the Republican candidate, David H. Gurfein.

General election

Results

New York's 4th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Kathleen Rice180,74858.1
Women's Equality Kathleen Rice4,5381.4
Total Kathleen Rice (incumbent)185,28659.5
Republican David H. Gurfein110,73635.6
Conservative David H. Gurfein14,0834.5
Reform David H. Gurfein1,0460.3
TotalDavid H. Gurfein125,86540.5
Total votes311,151 100.0
Democratic hold

District 5

The 5th district is mostly located entirely within Queens in New York City, but also includes a small portion of Nassau County. The incumbent was Democrat Gregory Meeks, who has represented the district since 2013 and previously represented the 6th district from 1998 to 2013. He was re-elected in 2012 with 90% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+35.

Democratic Primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Gregory Meeks (incumbent) 7,056 81.7
Democratic Ali A. Mirza1,57918.3
Total votes8,635 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 5th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Gregory Meeks197,59184.7
Women's Equality Gregory Meeks1,9610.8
Total Gregory Meeks (incumbent)199,55285.5
Republican Michael A. O'Reilly26,74111.5
Conservative Michael A. O'Reilly3,5161.5
TotalMichael A. O'Reilly30,25713.0
Green Frank Francois3,5831.5
Total votes233,392 100.0
Democratic hold

District 6

Democratic incumbent Grace Meng was challenged by Danniel S. Maio.

General election

Results

New York's 6th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Grace Meng131,46369.5
Women's Equality Grace Meng5,0432.7
Total Grace Meng (incumbent)136,50672.2
Republican Danniel S. Maio43,77023.1
Conservative Danniel S. Maio4,8752.6
Blue Lives MatterDanniel S. Maio1,9721.0
TotalDanniel S. Maio50,61726.7
Haris Bhatti PartyHaris Bhatti2,1231.1
Total votes189,246 100.0
Democratic hold

District 7

The 7th district is located entirely in New York City and includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. The incumbent was Democrat Nydia Velázquez, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 12th district from 1993 to 2013. She was re-elected in 2014 with 56% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+34.

Democratic Primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Nydia M. Velazquez (incumbent) 10,162 62.1
Democratic Yungman F. Lee4,47927.3
Democratic Jeffrey M. Kurzon1,73610.6
Total votes16,377 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 7th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Nydia Velazquez165,81987.4
Women's Equality Nydia Velazquez6,3273.3
Total Nydia Velazquez (incumbent)172,14690.8
Republican Allan E. Romaguera14,9417.9
Conservative Allan E. Romaguera2,5371.3
TotalAllan E. Romaguera17,4789.2
Total votes189,624 100.0
Democratic hold

District 8

General election

Results

New York's 8th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Hakeem Jeffries203,23588.4
Working Families Hakeem Jeffries11,3604.9
Total Hakeem Jeffries (incumbent)214,59593.3
Conservative Daniel J. Cavanagh15,4016.7
Total votes229,996 100.0
Democratic hold

District 9

General election

Results

New York's 9th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Yvette Clarke198,88685.8
Working Families Yvette Clarke15,3036.6
Total Yvette Clarke (incumbent)214,18992.4
Conservative Alan Bellone17,5767.6
Total votes231,765 100.0
Democratic hold

District 10

The 10th district is located in New York City and includes the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the west side of Lower Manhattan, including Greenwich Village and the Financial District, and parts of Brooklyn, including Borough Park. The incumbent was Democrat Jerrold Nadler, who has represented the district since 2013 and previously represented the 8th district from 1993 to 2013 and the 17th district from 1992 to 1993. He was re-elected in 2014 with 82% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+23.

Democratic Primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Jerrold Nadler (incumbent) 27,270 89.5
Democratic Mikhail Oliver Rosenberg3,20610.5
Total votes30,476 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 10th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Jerrold Nadler180,11773.1
Working Families Jerrold Nadler10,4714.3
Women's Equality Jerrold Nadler1,7830.7
Total Jerrold Nadler (incumbent)192,37178.1
Republican Philip Rosenthal46,27518.8
Conservative Philip Rosenthal4,6461.9
Independence Philip Rosenthal2,0930.9
Stop Iran DealPhilip Rosenthal8430.3
TotalPhilip Rosenthal53,85721.9
Total votes246,228 100.0
Democratic hold

District 11

The 11th district is located entirely in New York City and includes all of Staten Island and parts of southern Brooklyn. The incumbent was Republican Dan Donovan, who took office in 2015 after the resignation of Republican Michael Grimm. Donovan took office after winning a 2015 special election over Democrat Vincent J. Gentile. The district has a Cook Partisan Voting Index (PVI) of R+2.

General election

Results

New York's 11th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Dan Donovan122,60652.8
Conservative Dan Donovan12,8245.6
Independence Dan Donovan5,6362.4
Reform Dan Donovan1,8680.8
Total Dan Donovan (incumbent)142,93461.6
Democratic Richard A. Reichard85,25736.7
Green Henry J. Bardel3,9061.7
Total votes232,097 100.0
Republican hold

District 12

The 12th district is located entirely in New York City and includes several neighborhoods in the East Side of Manhattan, Greenpoint and western Queens. The incumbent was Democrat Carolyn Maloney, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 14th district from 1993 to 2013. She was re-elected in 2014 with 84% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+27.

Historian, professor and communications director for Mike Gravel's 2008 presidential campaign David Eisenbach formed an exploratory committee for a potential primary challenge of Maloney. [17]

Democratic Primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Carolyn B. Maloney (incumbent) 15,101 90.1
Democratic Peter Lindner1,6549.9
Total votes16,755 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 12th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Carolyn Maloney230,15378.3
Working Families Carolyn Maloney14,2054.8
Total Carolyn Maloney (incumbent)244,35883.2
Republican Robert Ardini49,39816.8
Total votes293,756 100.0
Democratic hold

District 13

The 13th district is located entirely in New York City and includes Upper Manhattan and a small portion of the western Bronx. The incumbent was Democrat Charles Rangel, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 15th district from 1993 to 2013, the 16th district from 1983 to 1993, the 19th district from 1973 to 1983 and the 18th district from 1971 to 1973. He was re-elected in 2014 with 87% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+42.

Rangel said during the 2014 election and confirmed after his victory that he would not run for a 24th term in 2016. [18] [19]

Rangel had faced strong primary challenges in previous elections and had said that he will be "involved" in picking his successor. Former state assemblyman, former city councilman and candidate for the seat in 1996 and 2010 Adam Clayton Powell IV, the son of former U.S. Representative Adam Clayton Powell Jr., whom Rangel unseated in the primary in 1970, ran for the seat. [13] State Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wright also ran for the seat. [20]

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Adriano Espaillat 16,377 36.0
Democratic Keith L. T. Wright15,52834.1
Democratic Clyde E. Williams5,00311.0
Democratic Adam Clayton Powell2,9866.6
Democratic Guillermo Linares2,5045.5
Democratic Suzan D. Johnson-Cook2,3415.1
Democratic Michael Gallagher4351.0
Democratic Sam Sloan2270.5
Democratic Yohanny M. Caceres1160.2
Total votes45,517 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 13th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Adriano Espaillat 207,194 88.8
Republican Robert A. Evans, Jr.13,1295.6
Independence Robert A. Evans, Jr.2,9601.3
TotalRobert A. Evans, Jr.16,0896.9
Green Daniel Vila Rivera8,2483.5
Transparent GovernmentScott Lloyd Fenstermaker1,8770.8
Total votes233,408 100.0
Democratic hold

District 14

Democratic incumbent Joe Crowley had been elected to the 14th district in 2014 and in 2012. In November 2016, he was challenged in the general election by Republican Frank Spotorno. Crowley won reelection, attaining 77.7% of the vote. The 14th district had a Cook PVI of D+29.

This was Crowley's final victory in an election for U.S. representative of New York's 14th congressional district. In June 2018, Crowley was defeated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the primary election for the Democratic party. [25] He was defeated again in the general election in November 2018.

General election

Results

New York's 14th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Joseph Crowley138,36777.7
Working Families Joseph Crowley7,3174.1
Women's Equality Joseph Crowley1,9031.1
Total Joseph Crowley (incumbent)147,58782.9
Republican Frank J. Spotorno26,89115.1
Conservative Frank J. Spotorno3,6542.0
TotalFrank J. Spotorno30,54517.1
Total votes178,132 100.0
Democratic hold

District 15

The 15th district is located entirely within The Bronx in New York City and is one of the smallest districts by area in the entire country. The incumbent was Democrat José E. Serrano, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 16th district from 1993 to 2013 and the 18th district from 1990 to 1993. He was re-elected with 90% of the vote in 2014 and the district has a PVI of D+43.

Former Bronx Borough President and former director of the White House Office of Urban Affairs Adolfo Carrión, Jr., who was the Independence Party nominee for Mayor of New York City in 2013, considered challenging Serrano from the right in the Democratic primary, but ultimately declined to run. [26] [27]

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Jose E. Serrano (incumbent) 9,334 89.2
Democratic Leonel Baez1,12710.8
Total votes10,461 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 15th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Jose E. Serrano (incumbent) 165,688 95.3
Republican Alejandro Vega6,1293.5
Conservative Eduardo Ramirez2,1041.2
Total votes173,921 100.0
Democratic hold

District 16

Democratic incumbent, Eliot Engel was challenged by Independent Candidate Derickson K. Lawrence.

General election

Results

New York's 16th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Eliot Engel198,81189.7
Working Families Eliot Engel8,5183.8
Women's Equality Eliot Engel2,5281.1
Total Eliot Engel (incumbent)209,85794.7
People's Choice CongressDerickson K. Lawrence11,8255.3
Total votes221,682 100.0
Democratic hold

District 17

Democratic incumbent, Nita Lowey is not being challenged.

General election

Results

New York's 17th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Nita Lowey193,81990.4
Working Families Nita Lowey15,7067.3
Women's Equality Nita Lowey5,0052.3
Total Nita Lowey (incumbent)214,530100.0
Total votes214,530 100.0
Democratic hold

District 18

The 18th district is located entirely within the Hudson Valley, covering all of Orange County and Putnam County, as well as parts of southern Dutchess County and northeastern Westchester County. The incumbent was Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney. He was elected to the house in 2012 by a slim margin, defeating former Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth, and defeated her again in 2014 in a rematch by a slim margin. The district has an even PVI.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Ken Del Vecchio, filmmaker [30]
  • Phil Oliva Jr., senior advisor to Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino [31]
Withdrew
  • Sakima Brown, former Poughkeepsie school board member, Iraq War veteran, and nominee for State Assembly in 2014 [32]
  • Dan Castricone, former Orange County legislator and 2014 State Assembly candidate [33]
  • John Lange, former state legislative aide [31]
  • Frank Spaminato [34]
Endorsements
Phil Oliva
Individuals

Results

Republican primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Phil Oliva 3,574 57.0
Republican Kenneth Del Vecchio2,69643.0
Total votes6,270 100.0

General election

Results

New York's 18th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Sean Patrick Maloney140,95148.4
Independence Sean Patrick Maloney10,3563.5
Working Families Sean Patrick Maloney8,7713.0
Women's Equality Sean Patrick Maloney1,9820.7
Total Sean Patrick Maloney (incumbent)162,06055.6
Republican Phil Oliva111,11738.1
Conservative Phil Oliva16,9685.8
Reform Phil Oliva1,2840.5
TotalPhil Oliva129,36944.4
Total votes291,429 100.0
Democratic hold

District 19

The 19th district is located in New York's Hudson Valley and Catskills regions and includes all of Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster counties, and parts of Broome, Dutchess, Montgomery and Rensselaer counties. The incumbent was Republican Chris Gibson, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 20th district from 2011 to 2013. He was re-elected in 2014 with 63% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+1.

Gibson, a supporter of term limits, had pledged to limit himself to four terms in office but retired at the end of his third. [38]

Possible Republican candidates included State Senator James L. Seward, State Assemblymen Pete Lopez and Steven McLaughlin, Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen M. Jimino, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro [39] and former Cobleskill Town Councilman Ryan McAllister.

On the Democratic side, possible candidates included Ulster County Executive Michael P. Hein, investor and 2014 nominee Sean Eldridge, prosecutor and 2012 nominee Julian Schreibman, Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen, former state senator Terry Gipson, and Albany Assemblywoman Pat Fahy. [39] [40] However, only Will Yandik and Zephyr Teachout filed papers with the New York State Board of Elections. Teachout was also unopposed in filing for the Working People's Party nomination. [41]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
  • John Faso, former New York assemblyman and nominee for governor in 2006 [42]
  • Andrew Heaney, heating oil executive [43]
Withdrawn
Declined
Endorsements
John Faso
Individuals
Organizations
Andrew Heaney
Individuals
Polling
Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Faso
Andrew
Heaney
Undecided
Siena College June 19–22, 2016494± 4.4%58%28%14%
Siena College May 31 – June 2, 2016436± 4.8%50%28%21%
McLaughlin & Associates (R-Faso) May 31 – June 1, 2016300± 5.6%51%32%17%

Results

Republican primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican John J. Faso 10,922 67.5
Republican Andrew Heaney5,25332.5
Total votes16,175 100.0

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined
Endorsements
Zephyr Teachout
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
Organizations
Polling
Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Zephyr
Teachout
Will
Yandik
Undecided
Siena College June 19–22, 2016598± 4.0%62%23%15%
Siena College May 31 – June 2, 2016431± 4.7%53%23%24%

Results

In the June 28th, 2016 primary, Teachout won the Democratic nomination, defeating Livingston Town Councilman Will Yandik [60] by a 71.11% to 28.65% margin. [61]

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Zephyr Teachout 13,801 71.3
Democratic Will Yandik5,56128.7
Total votes19,362 100.0

General election

This was considered one of the most highly contested races in New York in 2016.

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Faso (R)
Zephyr
Teachout (D)
Undecided
Siena College November 1–3, 2016605± 4.0%48%42%9%
Siena College September 20–22, 2016678± 3.8%43%42%15%
McLaughlin & Associates (R-Faso) August 8–10, 2016400± 4.9%46%41%14%

Results

New York's 19th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican John Faso134,82544.4
Conservative John Faso21,1567.0
Independence John Faso7,9432.6
Reform John Faso8760.3
Total John Faso 164,80054.3
Democratic Zephyr Teachout123,73340.7
Working Families Zephyr Teachout15,0675.0
Total Zephyr Teachout 138,80045.7
Total votes303,600 100.0
Republican hold

District 20

Democratic incumbent, Paul Tonko is being challenged by Republican Joe Vitollo.

General election

Results

New York's 20th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Paul Tonko188,42860.0
Working Families Paul Tonko10,9353.5
Independence Paul Tonko10,6223.4
Women's Equality Paul Tonko3,0361.0
Total Paul Tonko (incumbent)213,02167.9
Republican Joe Vitollo83,32826.5
Conservative Joe Vitollo15,9025.1
Reform Joe Vitollo1,5080.5
TotalJoe Vitollo100,73832.1
Total votes313,759 100.0
Democratic hold

District 21

The 21st district, the state's largest and most rural, includes most of the North Country, as well as the northern suburbs of Syracuse and borders Vermont to the east. The incumbent was Republican Elise Stefanik, who has represented the district since 2015. She was elected in 2014 with 53% of the vote and the district has an even PVI.

Retired Army Colonel Mike Derrick won the Democratic primary. [62] 2014 nominee Aaron Woolf considered running again in 2016, but decided against it. [63]

2014 Green Party nominee Matt Funiciello started his own radio show in April 2015. He ran in the general election as the Green Party nominee. [64]

General election

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Elise
Stefanik (R)
Mike
Derrick (D)
Matt
Funiciello (G)
Undecided
Harper Polling (R-NRCC) September 12–16, 2015464± 4.55%51%17%13%19%

Results

New York's 21st congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Elise Stefanik152,59756.0
Conservative Elise Stefanik15,5265.7
Independence Elise Stefanik8,7993.3
Reform Elise Stefanik9640.3
Total Elise Stefanik (incumbent)177,88665.3
Democratic Mike Derrick75,96527.9
Working Families Mike Derrick6,1962.2
TotalMike Derrick82,16130.1
Green Matthew J. Funiciello12,4524.6
Total votes272,499 100.0
Republican hold

District 22

The 22nd district is located in Central New York and includes all of Chenango, Cortland, Madison and Oneida counties, and parts of Broome, Herkimer, Oswego and Tioga counties. The incumbent, Republican Richard L. Hanna, did not run for re-election. [65]

Republican primary

Endorsements

Claudia Tenney
Steve Wells
Individuals

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
George
Phillips
Claudia
Tenney
Steve
Wells
OtherUndecided
Barry Zeplowitz & Associates April 11–12, 2016400± 4.9%13%48%9%29%

Results

Republican primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Claudia Tenney 9,549 41.1
Republican Steven M. Wells7,98534.3
Republican George K. Phillips5,71624.6
Total votes23,250 100.0

Democratic primary

Kim A. Myers, a Broome County legislator, won the Democratic nomination unopposed. [68]

General election

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Claudia
Tenney (R)
Kim
Myers (D)
Martin
Babinec (I)
Undecided
Siena College November 1–2, 2016643± 4.2%38%34%16%11%
Siena College September 21–26, 2016649± 3.8%35%30%24%11%
Public Opinion Strategies (R) August 23–25, 2016400± 4.9%33%27%23%

Results

New York's 22nd congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Claudia Tenney113,28740.7
Conservative Claudia Tenney16,1575.8
Total Claudia Tenney 129,44446.5
Democratic Kim A. Myers102,73436.9
Working Families Kim A. Myers11,5324.1
TotalKim A. Myers114,26641.1
Reform Martin Babinec24,5958.8
Upstate JobsMartin Babinec10,0433.6
TotalsMartin Babinec34,63812.4
Total votes278,348 100.0
Republican hold

District 23

The 23rd district includes all of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins and Yates counties, along with parts of Ontario and Tioga counties. The incumbent was Republican Tom Reed, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 29th district from 2009 to 2013. He was re-elected in 2014 with 60% of the vote and the district has a PVI of R+3.

General election

Results

New York's 23rd congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Tom Reed136,96449.0
Conservative Tom Reed16,4205.9
Independence Tom Reed6,7902.4
Reform Tom Reed8760.3
Total Tom Reed (incumbent)161,05057.6
Democratic John F. Plumb106,60038.1
Working Families John F. Plumb11,9844.3
TotalJohn F. Plumb118,58442.4
Total votes279,634 100.0
Republican hold

District 24

The 24th district includes all of Cayuga, Onondaga and Wayne counties, and the western part of Oswego County. The incumbent was Republican John Katko, who has represented the district since 2015. Colleen Deacon was the Democratic party's nominee opposing him. Katko was elected in 2014 with 59% of the vote, defeating Democratic incumbent Dan Maffei. The district has a PVI of D+3.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined
Endorsements
Colleen Deacon
Eric Kingson
U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
Organizations
Steven Williams
U.S. Representatives

Results

Democratic primary results [6]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Colleen Deacon 6,517 49.9
Democratic Eric Kingson3,99430.6
Democratic Steve Williams2,55719.5
Total votes13,068 100.0

General election

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Katko (R)
Colleen
Deacon (D)
OtherUndecided
College [ permanent dead link ]October 18–19, 2016673± 4.1%54%31%14%
Siena College September 22–29, 2016655± 4.8%53%34%12%

Results

New York's 24th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican John Katko150,33049.8
Conservative John Katko20,3996.8
Independence John Katko10,9313.6
Reform John Katko1,1010.4
Total John Katko (incumbent)182,76160.6
Democratic Colleen Deacon110,55036.6
Working Families Colleen Deacon8,4902.8
TotalColleen Deacon119,04039.4
Total votes301,801 100.0
Republican hold

District 25

The 25th district located entirely within Monroe County, centered on the city of Rochester. The incumbent was Democrat Louise Slaughter, who has represented the district since 2013, and previously represented the 28th district from 1993 to 2013 and the 30th district from 1987 to 1993. She was re-elected in 2014 with 49% of the vote and the district has a PVI of D+7. Due to Slaughter's age, recent health problems, and the death of her husband, there was speculation that she might retire. [80]

Republican Mark Assini, the Town Supervisor of Gates, Conservative nominee for the seat in 2004 and Republican and Conservative nominee for the seat in 2014 is running again. [81]

General election

Results

New York's 25th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Louise Slaughter168,66051.8
Working Families Louise Slaughter10,1953.1
Women's Equality Louise Slaughter4,0951.3
Total Louise Slaughter (incumbent)182,95056.2
Republican Mark Assini113,84035.0
Conservative Mark Assini20,8836.4
Independence Mark Assini6,8562.1
Reform Mark Assini1,0710.3
TotalMark Assini142,65043.8
Total votes325,600 100.0
Democratic hold

District 26

Democratic incumbent, Brian Higgins was challenged by Republican Shelly Schratz.

General election

Results

New York's 26th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Brian Higgins195,32267.7
Working Families Brian Higgins16,1385.6
Women's Equality Brian Higgins3,8291.3
Total Brian Higgins (incumbent)215,28974.6
Republican Shelly Schratz56,93019.7
Conservative Shelly Schratz16,4475.7
TotalShelly Schratz73,37725.4
Total votes288,666 100.0
Democratic hold

District 27

Republican incumbent, Chris Collins was challenged by Democrat Diana K. Kastenbaum.

General election

Results

New York's 27th congressional district, 2016 [7]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Chris Collins175,50953.4
Conservative Chris Collins34,29210.4
Independence Chris Collins9,9953.0
Reform Chris Collins1,0890.3
Total Chris Collins (incumbent)220,88567.2
Democratic Diana K. Kastenbaum107,83232.8
Total votes328,717 100.0
Republican hold

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