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New York's 23rd congressional district
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New York 's 23rd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Tom Reed
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Distribution
  • 47.56% urban
  • 52.44% rural
Population (2019) 687,583
Median income $53,769
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+6

New York's 23rd congressional district is a congressional district in the state of New York. The district is in the southwest of New York and goes on the border of the state of Pennsylvania. The west side of the district is the shore of Lake Erie. The district has the counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins, and Yates county along with parts of Ontario and Tioga counties. The district is currently represented by Republican Tom Reed.

Election history

1992 President GHW Bush 40 – 37%
1996 President B Clinton 46 – 39%
2000 President Bush 49 – 47%
2004 President GW Bush 51 – 47%
2008 President Obama 50 – 49%
2012 President Romney 49.6 – 48.4%
2016 President Trump 54.5 – 39.7%
US House election, 1984: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Samuel S. Stratton 188,144 77.8
Republican Frank Wicks 53,060 21.9
Socialist Workers Richard Ariza 642 0.3
Majority 135,084 55.9
Turnout 241,846 100
US House election, 1996: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherwood Boehlert 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
Majority 74,190 38.3
Turnout 193,687
US House election, 1998: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherwood Boehlert 111,242 80.8 +16.5
Conservative David Vickers 26,493 19.2 +19.2
Majority 84,749 61.5 +23.2
Turnout 137,735 -28.9
US House election, 2000: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherwood Boehlert 124,132 60.5 -20.3
Conservative David Vickers 42,854 20.9 +1.7
Democratic Richard W. Englebrecht 38,049 18.6 +18.6
Majority 81,278 39.6 -21.9
Turnout 205,535 +48.9
US House election, 2002: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 124,682 100 +39.5
Majority 124,682 100 +61.4
Turnout 124,682 -39.2
US House election, 2004: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 160,079 70.7 -29.3
Democratic Robert J. Johnson 66,448 29.3 +29.3
Majority 93,631 41.3 -59.7
Turnout 226,527 +81.7
US House election, 2006: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 106,781 63.1 -7.6
Democratic Robert J. Johnson 62,318 36.9 +7.6
Majority 44,463 26.3 -15.0
Turnout 169,099 -25.4
US House election, 2008: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 129,991 65.3 +2.2
Democratic Michael P. Oot 69,112 34.7 -2.2
Majority 60,879 30.6
Turnout 199,103 +17.7
New York's 23rd congressional district special election, 2009
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bill Owens 73,137 48.3 +14.0
Conservative Doug Hoffman 69,553 46.0 +25.1 (2000)
Republican Dede Scozzafava
(withdrew, but still on the ballot)
8,582 5.7 -59.6
Majority 3,584 2.4 -28.2
Turnout 151,272 -24.0
US House election, 2010: New York District 23
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Bill Owens 82,232 47.5 -0.8
Republican Matt Doheny 80,237 46.4 +40.7
Conservative Doug Hoffman 10,507 6.1 -39.9
Majority 1,995 1.2 -1.2
Turnout 172,976 +14.3
23rd Congressional District Election Results (2012)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Reed 126,519 51.9
Democrat Nate Shinagawa 117,055 48.1
Total votes 243,571 100.0
23rd Congressional District Election Results (2014)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Reed 113,130 59.4
Democrat Martha Robertson 70,242 36.9
Total votes 190,554 100.0
23rd Congressional District Election Results (2016)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Reed 161,050 57.6
Democrat John Plumb 118,584 42.4
Total votes 279,634 100.0
23rd Congressional District Election Results (2018)
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Reed 130,323 54.2
Democrat Tracy Mitrano 109,932 45.8
Total votes 240,255 100.0


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