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New York's 1st congressional district
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New York 's 1st congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Lee Zeldin
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Distribution
  • 94.94% urban
  • 5.06% rural
Population (2019) 713,168
Median income $101,701
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+5

New York's 1st congressional district is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located on Long Island. The district had voted for a Democrat but in 2014, Republican Lee Zeldin.

The district has the counties of Suffolk County, Smithtown, Brookhaven, Riverhead, Southold, Southampton, East Hampton, and Shelter Island. The very wealthy neighborhoods of the Hamptons are also in the district.

Election history

Year Office Results
1992 President GHW Bush 40–38%
1996 President B. Clinton 51–36%
2000 President Gore 52–44%
2004 President GW Bush 49–49%
2008 President Obama 52–48%
2012 President Obama 50–49%
2016 President Trump 54–42%
2020 President Trump 51–47%
U.S. House of Representatives election, 1996: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael P. Forbes (Incumbent) 116,620 54.7
Democrat Nora L. Bredes 96,496 45.3
Majority 20,124 9.4
Turnout 213,116 100
U.S. House of Representatives election, 1998: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Michael P. Forbes (Incumbent) 99,460 64.1 Increase 9.4
Democrat William G. Holst 55,630 35.9 Decrease 9.4
Majority 43,830 28.3 Increase 18.9
Turnout 155,090 100 Decrease 27.2
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2000: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Felix Grucci 133,020 55.5 Decrease 8.6
Democrat Regina Seltzer 97,299 40.6 Increase 4.7
None Michael P. Forbes (Incumbent) 6,318 2.6 Increase 2.6
Green William G. Holst 2,967 1.2 Increase 1.2
Majority 35,721 14.9 Decrease 13.4
Turnout 239,604 100 Increase 54.5
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2002: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop 84,276 50.2 Increase 9.6
Republican Felix Grucci (Incumbent) 81,524 48.6 Decrease 6.9
Green Lorna Salzman 1,991 1.2 Steady 0.0
Majority 2,752 1.6 Decrease 13.3
Turnout 167,791 100 Decrease 30.0
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2004: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 156,354 56.2 Increase 6.0
Republican William M. Manger, Jr. 121,855 43.8 Decrease 4.8
Majority 34,499 12.4 Increase 10.8
Turnout 278,209 100 Increase 65.8
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2006: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 104,360 62.2 Increase 6.0
Republican Italo Zanzi 63,328 37.8 Decrease 6.0
Majority 41,032 24.5 Increase 12.1
Turnout 167,688 100 Decrease 39.7
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2008: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 162,083 58.4 Decrease 3.8
Republican Lee M. Zeldin 115,545 41.6 Increase 3.8
Majority 46,538 16.8 Decrease 7.7
Turnout 277,628 100 Increase 65.6
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2010: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 98,316 50.2 Decrease 8.2
Republican Randy Altschuler 97,723 49.8 Increase 8.2
Majority 593 0.4 Decrease 16.4
Turnout 196,039 100 Decrease 29.4
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2012: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 132,525 52.2 Increase 2.0
Republican Randy Altschuler 121,478 47.8 Decrease 2.0
Majority 11,047 4.3 Increase 3.9
Turnout 254,003 100 Increase 22.8
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2014: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee Zeldin 94,035 53.2 Increase 5.4
Democrat Timothy H. Bishop (Incumbent) 78,722 44.6 Decrease 7.6
Majority 15,313 8.6 Increase 4.3
Turnout 176,719 100 Decrease 30.4
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2016: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee Zeldin (Incumbent) 188,499 55.2 Increase 2.0
Democrat Anna Throne-Holst 135,278 39.6 Decrease 5.0
Majority 53,221 15.6 Increase 7.0
Turnout 341,554 100 Increase 93.3
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2018: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee Zeldin (Incumbent) 139,027 51.5 Decrease 3.7
Democrat Perry Gershon 127,991 47.4 Increase 7.8
Majority 12,036 4.1 Decrease 11.5
Turnout 270,006 100 Decrease 73.1
U.S. House of Representatives election, 2020: New York District 1
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Lee Zeldin (Incumbent) 205,714 54.86 Increase 3.36
Democrat Nancy Goroff 169,294 45.14 Decrease 2.26
Majority 36,420 9.72 Increase 5.62
Turnout 375,116 100 Increase 38.9
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