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New York's 27th congressional district
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New York's 27th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Chris Jacobs
R–Orchard Park
Distribution
  • 58.04% urban
  • 41.96% rural
Population (2019) 719,554
Median income $69,186
Ethnicity
Cook PVI R+11

The 27th congressional district of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in western New York. It includes all of Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, and Livingston counties and parts of Erie, Monroe, Niagara, and Ontario counties. The district is represented by Republican Chris Jacobs since 2020. The district used to be represented by Republican Chris Collins but he left his job after he was found guilty of insider trading a special election was held to take Chris Collin's job. Chris Jacobs won the election.

Election history

Year Office Results
1992 President Bush 42–33%
1996 President Clinton 43–43%
2000 President Gore 53–41%
2004 President Kerry 53–45%
2008 President McCain 54–44%
2012 President Romney 55.3–42.9%
2016 President Trump 59.7–35.2%
1996 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Paxon 142,568 59.9%
Democratic Thomas M. Fricano 95,503 40.1%
Majority 47,065 19.8%
Turnout 238,071 100%
1998 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas M. Reynolds 102,042 57.3% −2.6%
Democratic Bill Cook 75,978 42.7% +2.6%
Majority 26,064 14.6% −5.2%
Turnout 178,020 100% −25.2%
2000 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas M. Reynolds 157,694 69.3% +12.0%
Democratic Thomas W. Pecoraro 69,870 30.7% −12.0%
Majority 87,824 38.6% +24.0%
Turnout 227,564 100% +27.8%
2002 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Jack Quinn 120,117 69.1% −0.2%
Democratic Peter Crotty 47,811 27.5% −3.2%
Right to Life Thomas Casey 3,586 2.1% +2.1%
Green Albert N. LaBruna 2,405 1.4% +1.4%
Majority 72,306 41.6% +3.0%
Turnout 173,919 100% −23.6%
2004 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brian Higgins 143,332 50.7% +23.2%
Republican Nancy A. Naples 139,558 49.3% −19.8%
Majority 3,774 1.3% −40.3%
Turnout 282,890 100% +62.7%
2006 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brian Higgins 140,027 79.3% +28.6%
Republican Michael J. McHale 36,614 20.7% −28.6%
Majority 103,413 58.5% +57.2%
Turnout 176,641 100% −37.6%
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brian Higgins 185,713 74.4% −4.9%
Republican Daniel J. Humiston 56,354 22.6% +1.9%
Conservative Harold W. Schroeder 7,478 3% +3%
Majority 129,359 51.8% −6.7%
Turnout 249,545 100% +41.3%
2010 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Brian Higgins 119,085 60.9% −13.5%
Republican Leonard A. Roberto 76,320 39.1% +16.5%
Majority 42,765 21.9% 29.9%
Turnout 195,405 100% −21.7%
2012 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chris Collins 161,220 50.8% +11.7%
Democratic Kathy Hochul 156,219 49.2% −11.7%
Majority 5,001 1.6% −20.3%
Turnout 317,439 100% +62.4%
2014 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chris Collins 144,675 71.1% +20.3%
Democratic Jim O'Donnell 58,911 28.9% −20.3%
Majority 85,764 42.2% +40.6%
Turnout 203,586 100% −35.9%
2016 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chris Collins 220,885 67.2% −3.9%
Democratic Diana Kastenbaum 107,832 32.8% +3.9%
Majority 113,053 34.4% −7.8%
Turnout 328,717 100% +61.4%
2018 United States House of Representatives elections in New York: District 27
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chris Collins 140,146 49.1% −18.1%
Democratic Nate McMurray 139,059 48.8% +16%
Reform Larry Piegza 5,973 2.1% +2.1%
Majority 1,087 0.3% −34.1%
Turnout 285,178 100% −13.2%
2020 New York's 27th congressional district special election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chris Jacobs 81,036 51.8% +2.7%
Democratic Nathan McMurray 72,787 46.5% -2.3%
Libertarian Duane Whitmer 1,498 1.0% +1.0%
Green Michael Gammariello 1,043 0.7% +0.7%
Turnout 156,364
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