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New York's 24th congressional district
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New York 's 24th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
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  John Katko
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The 24th Congressional District of New York includes all of Cayuga, Onondaga, and Wayne counties, and the western part of Oswego County. Its largest city is Syracuse.

This district is currently represented by Republican John Katko.

From 2003 to 2013, the district included all or parts of Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Oneida, Ontario, Otsego, Seneca, Tioga and Tompkins counties.

Components: Past and Present

Historically, most of this district was located Upstate, However, over the years

Election results

US House election, 2014: New York District 24, 99.67% reporting
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Katko 112,469 59.9 +16.6
Democratic Dan Maffei 75,286 40.1 -7.6
Majority 37,183 19.8 +14.4
Turnout 187,755 100 -30.2
US House election, 2012: New York District 24, 99% reporting
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Dan Maffei 131,242 48.7 -1.1
Republican Ann Marie Buerkle 116,641 43.3 -6.9
Green Ursula Rozum 21,413 8.0 +8.0
Majority 14,601 5.4 +5.0
Turnout 269,296 100 +29.4
US House election, 2010: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Richard L. Hanna 96,686 52.9%
Democratic Michael Arcuri 86,037 47.1%
Turnout 182,723 100

In 2008, Michael Arcuri won the election with 130,799 votes (9,454 from Working Families Party line) to Richard L. Hanna's 120,880 out of 282,114 total votes. Note that in New York State electoral politics there are several 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, 2006: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Michael Arcuri 109,686 53.9 +20.0
Republican Raymond Meier 91,504 45.0 -11.9
Libertarian Mike Sylvia 2,134 1.0 +1.0
Majority 18,182 8.9 -14.1
Turnout 203,324 100 -19.1
US House election, 2004: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherwood Boehlert 143,000 56.9 -13.8
Democratic Jeff A. Miller 85,140 33.9 +33.9
Conservative David L. Walrath 23,228 9.2 -12.4
Majority 57,860 23.0 -26.1
Turnout 251,368 100 +64.5
US House election, 2002: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Sherwood Boehlert 108,017 70.7 -3.6
Conservative David L. Walrath 32,991 21.6 +21.6
Green Mark Dunau 6,660 4.4 +4.4
Right to Life Kathleen M. Peters 5,109 3.3 +3.3
Majority 75,026 49.1 -2.3
Turnout 152,777 100 -17.9
US House election, 2000: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 138,322 74.3 -4.7
Democratic Neil P. Tallon 42,698 22.9 +1.9
Independence Willard E. Smith 5,167 2.8 +2.8
Majority 95,624 51.4 -6.6
Turnout 186,187 100 +26.1
US House election, 1998: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 116,682 79.0 +7.9
Democratic Neil P. Tallon 31,011 21.0 -4.0
Majority 85,671 58.0 +11.9
Turnout 147,693 100 -15.5
US House election, 1996: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John M. McHugh 124,240 71.1
Democratic Donald Ravenscroft 43,692 25.0
Independence William H. Beaumont 6,750 3.9
Majority 80,548 46.1
Turnout 174,682 100
US House election, 1984: New York District 24
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Gerald B.H. Solomon 164,019 73.2
Democratic Edward James Bloch 60,188 26.8
Majority 103,831 46.8
Turnout 224,207 100

Historical district boundaries

New York District 24 109th US Congress
2003 - 2013
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