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  New York
State Government
  Governor  Andrew Cuomo 2 14 +13.95%
  Lieutenant Governor  Kathy Hochul 1 14 +13.95%
  Comptroller  Thomas P. DiNapoli 2 14 +23.39%
  Attorney General  Eric T. Schneiderman 2 14 +14.29%
 Secretary of State 
  NY State Senate  Republican Party Control 1 14 +1.59%
  NY State Assembly  Democratic Party Control 1 14 +40.67%
President
  President  Barack Obama 2 12 +28.12%
Senate
  Senate Class I  Kirsten Gillibrand 1 12 +45.82%
  Senate Class III  Charles E. Schumer 6 10 +34.11%
House of Representatives
  NY - District 01  Lee Zeldin 1 14 +8.86%
  NY - District 02  Peter T. King 12 14 +38.59%
  NY - District 03  Steve J. Israel 8 14 +9.00%
  NY - District 04  Kathleen M. Rice 1 14 +5.42%
  NY - District 05  Gregory W. Meeks 9 14 +90.23%
  NY - District 06  Grace Meng 2 14 +97.85%
  NY - District 07  Nydia M. Velazquez 12 14 +79.99%
  NY - District 08  Hakeem Jeffries 2 14 +83.73%
  NY - District 09  Yvette D. Clarke 5 14 +78.88%
  NY - District 10  Jerrold L. Nadler 12 14 +75.48%
 NY - District 11 
  NY - District 12  Carolyn B. Maloney 12 14 +59.62%
  NY - District 13  Charles B. Rangel 23 14 +74.54%
  NY - District 14  Joseph Crowley 9 14 +76.30%
  NY - District 15  Jose E. Serrano 13 14 +95.28%
  NY - District 16  Eliot L. Engel 14 14 +98.55%
  NY - District 17  Nita Lowey 14 14 +12.47%
  NY - District 18  Sean Patrick Maloney 2 14 +1.64%
  NY - District 19  Chris Gibson 3 14 +29.99%
  NY - District 20  Paul D. Tonko 4 14 +22.35%
  NY - District 21  Elise Stefanik 1 14 +21.61%
  NY - District 22  Richard Hanna 3 14 +96.68%
  NY - District 23  Tom Reed 3 14 +24.14%
  NY - District 24  John Katko 1 14 +19.72%
  NY - District 25  Louise M. Slaughter 15 14 +0.31%
  NY - District 26  Brian Higgins 6 14 +36.03%
  NY - District 27  Chris Collins 2 14 +42.45%
City
 New York City 
County List
 Counties 
Party Leadership
 Conservative Party Chairman 
State Supreme Court
   Court of Appeals  Jonathan Lippmann 0 09 +100.00%
 State Supreme Court 
State Symbol
  State Flower  Rose 1 91 +17.64%

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Established July 09, 1776
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorPicimpalious
Last ModifiedRP September 18, 2013 06:28pm
DescriptionThe State of New York
"Excelsior"

George Washington referred to it as the "Seat of Empire." New York was once New Netherland,
a Dutch colony for over forty years from 1624 to 1664. It was conquered by the English in 1664
and named in honor of the Duke of York. Existing as a colony [Link] of Great Britain for over a
century, New York declared its independence on July 9, 1776, becoming one of the original 13
states of the Federal Union. On April 20, 1777, New York's first constitution was adopted.

The first government of New York State grew out of the Revolution. The State Convention that
drew up the Constitution created a Council of Safety which governed for a time and set the new
government in motion. In June 1777, during the war, an election for the first governor took place.
Two of the candidates, Philip Schuyler & George Clinton, were generals in the field. Two others,
Colonel John Jay & General John Morin Scott, were respectively leaders of the aristocratic and
democratic groups in the Convention. On July 9, George Clinton was declared elected and he
was inaugurated as Governor at Kingston, July 30, 1777. Albany became the capital of the State
in January 1797. Alexander Hamilton was a leader in the movement which ended in the
development of the Federal Constitution, and he was active in its ratification. New York City
became the first capital of the new nation, where President George Washington was inaugurated
on April 30, 1789.

Elected officers of the state government, chosen for four-year terms, are the Governor, Lt. Gov.,
Attorney General and Comptroller. Legislative power of the state is vested in two houses: the
Senate, consisting of 61 members, and the Assembly, consisting of 149 members. The state
has supplied more than its share of national leaders, beginning with Alexander Hamilton, the
first secretary of the treasury; and John Jay, the first chief justice. Aaron Burr & George Clinton
served as vice presidents. Martin Van Buren, Chester A. Arthur and Grover Cleveland went from
New York politics to the presidency. In the 1900s, Theodore Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt
achieved the presidency; and Nelson Rockefeller served as vice president. Governors Charles
E. Hughes, Alfred E. Smith and Thomas E. Dewey all were candidates for the presidency.
PVID+12.32 ( D+12.26 R-12.02 I-0.03 N-0.08 LBT-0.32 G+0.20 PFP-0.05 PSL+0.02 J-0.03 A'sP-0.03 IR-0.02 )

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NY CDs 2013-2023

Largest Population Counties [More]  
# County Population As Of
1 Kings 2,567,098 2009-07-01
2 Queens 2,306,712 2009-07-01
3 New York 1,629,054 2009-07-01
4 Suffolk 1,518,475 2009-07-01
5 Bronx 1,397,287 2009-07-01
6 Nassau 1,357,429 2009-07-01
7 Westchester 955,962 2009-07-01
8 Erie 909,247 2009-07-01
9 Monroe 733,703 2009-07-01
10 Richmond 491,730 2009-07-01
Largest Population Cities [More]  
# City County Population As Of
1 New York City 8,405,837 2013-07-01
2 Buffalo Erie 270,919 2008-07-01
3 Rochester Monroe 206,886 2008-07-01
4 Yonkers Westchester 201,588 2008-07-01
5 Syracuse Onondaga 138,068 2008-07-01
6 Albany Albany 93,539 2008-07-01
7 New Rochelle Westchester 74,115 2008-07-01
8 Mount Vernon Westchester 68,653 2008-07-01
9 Schenectady Schenectady 61,152 2008-07-01
10 Utica Oneida 58,082 2008-07-01

INFORMATION LINKS
America First Party of New York  Discuss
Conservative Party of New York State  Discuss
Constitution Party of New York  Discuss
Green Party of New York State  Discuss
Independence Party of New York  Discuss
Integrity Party of New York State / American Reform  Discuss
Liberal Party of New York  Discuss
Libertarian Party of New York  Discuss
New York Republican State Committee  Discuss
New York State Democratic Committee  Discuss
Save Jobs Party of New York  Discuss
School Choice Party of New York  Discuss
Socialist Party of New York  Discuss
State of New York  Discuss
State of New York Assembly  Discuss
State of New York Governor  Discuss
State of New York Secretary of State  Discuss
State of New York Unified Court System  Discuss
Working Families Party of New York  Discuss

PARTY REGISTRATION
Pty Amount % As Of Contributor
D 5,438,800 47.28% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
R 2,995,982 26.04% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
I 2,356,128 20.48% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
IDP 355,934 3.09% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
C 148,827 1.29% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
L 80,344 0.70% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
RTL 46,026 0.40% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
WFP 37,595 0.33% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
G 28,727 0.25% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
FRE 14,410 0.13% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
LBT 1,175 0.01% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
MRP 127 0.00% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
SWP 9 0.00% Apr 01, 2012 Jason
RTH 1 0.00% Apr 01, 2012 Jason

DEMOGRAPHIC
Population
Religion
Demographic Amount % As Of Contributor
AME Zion 174,011 100.00% Apr 01, 2000 RP

MEDIA
Category Name
Magazine New York Metro 
Newspaper New York Newsday 
Newspaper New York Post 
Newspaper New York Times 
Official Party Organization Conservative Party of New York State 
Official Party Organization Independence Party of New York 
TV News New York One News 
TV News WABC Channel 7 
TV News WCBS Channel 2 
TV News WNBC Channel 4 
TV News WNYW Channel 5 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Jan 01, 1900 05:00am Jan 01, 1900 08:00pm General Election NY Poll Open and Close Times Set  RP 
Sep 14, 2010 05:00am Sep 14, 2010 08:00pm Primary Election NY Primary Election  RP 
Apr 24, 2012 01:00am Apr 24, 2012 01:00am Presidential Primary NY Presidential Primary  Picimpalious 
Nov 06, 2012 05:00am Nov 06, 2012 08:00pm General Election NY Municipal Election  Scott³ 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 02, 2013 09:00am News Wilson-Pakula, Obscure to All but Ballot-Hopping Politicians  Article RBH 
Mar 31, 2013 07:00pm Study Study: New Yorkers Enjoy Less Freedom Than Residents In Any Other State In U.S.  Article kal 
Jun 13, 2012 12:00pm News Republicans, Outnumbered, Keep Power in Albany  Article Scott³ 
May 09, 2012 04:20pm Report Machine Casts Phantom Votes in the Bronx, Invalidating Real Ones   Article RP 
Mar 14, 2012 05:00pm News Cuomo to sign NY Legislature's redistricting plan  Article nystate63 
Feb 25, 2012 05:00pm Opinion Expanding DNA database a good idea  Article Jason 

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