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  Garcia, Robert
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NameRobert Garcia
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Bronx, New York , United States
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Born January 09, 1933
DiedJanuary 25, 2017 (84 years)
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Infoborn in New York, Bronx County, N.Y., January 9, 1933; attended the public schools; graduated from Haaren High School, Bronx, 1950; attended City College of New York, 1957; Community College of New York, 1957; RCA Institute, 1957; served in the United States Army during the Korean War with the Third Infantry Division, 1950-1953; computer engineer, 1957-1965; served in the New York assembly, 1965-1966; New York senate, 1966-1978; deputy minority leader, 1975-1978; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1976; registered as a Democrat but elected as a Republican-Liberal to the Ninety-fifth Congress, by special election, February 14, 1978, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Herman Badillo; resumed prior party affiliation as a Democrat, effective February 21, 1978; reelected to the six succeeding Congresses and served from Februry 14, 1978, until his resignation January 7, 1990; is a resident of Bronx, N.Y.


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  11/08/1988 NY District 18 Won 91.06% (+84.11%)
  09/15/1988 NY District 18 - D Primary Won 60.61% (+33.55%)
  11/04/1986 NY District 18 Won 93.51% (+88.16%)
  11/06/1984 NY District 18 Won 89.24% (+79.92%)
  11/02/1982 NY District 18 Won 98.86% (+97.73%)
  09/23/1982 NY District 18 - D Primary Won 67.18% (+46.32%)
  11/04/1980 NY District 21 Won 98.21% (+97.26%)
  11/07/1978 NY District 21 Won 97.96% (+95.92%)
  02/21/1978 NY District 21 - Party Switch Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/14/1978 NY District 21 Special Won 55.40% (+30.94%)
  11/02/1976 NY State Senate 30 Won 89.54% (+79.09%)
  11/05/1974 NY State Senate 30 Won 87.15% (+74.30%)
  11/07/1972 NY State Senate 30 Won 97.34% (+94.68%)
  11/03/1970 NY State Senate 29 Won 97.95% (+95.90%)
  11/05/1968 NY State Senate 29 Won 82.39% (+69.09%)
  03/28/1967 NY State Senate 29 Special Won 71.14% (+44.77%)
  11/08/1966 NY Assembly 77 Won 82.16% (+69.72%)
  11/02/1965 NY Assembly 83 Won 76.22% (+60.30%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NYC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 12, 1989 D David Dinkins
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1984 DFL Walter F. "Fritz" Mondale
New York City Mayor - Nov 08, 1977 D Mario Cuomo
NYC Council President - D Primary Runoff - Sep 19, 1977 D Carol Bellamy
New York City Mayor - Nov 04, 1969 D John V. Lindsay