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District 5: Previous Election Results

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocratic19,39475.6%
Patricia MaherDemocratic6,25824.4%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocrat72,23963.1%
James MilanoRepublican41,49336.2%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Elizabeth BerneyRepublican2,86238.9%
James MilanoRepublican4,48961.1%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocratic112,72471.0%
Elizabeth BerneyRepublican43,03927.1%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocrat77,190100.0%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Stephen GravesConservative46,86727.9%
Gary AckermanWorking Families119,72671.3%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Stephen GravesRepublican1,46175.2%
Gonzalo PolicarpioRepublican48124.8%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Perry ReichConservative5,7187.7%
Gary AckermanDemocrat68,77392.3%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocrat137,68468.0%
Edward ElkowitzRepublican61,08430.1%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocratic97,40465.0%
David PinzonRepublican49,58633.1%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Gary AckermanDemocratic125,91863.7%
Grant LallyRepublican69,24435.0%

District 5: Demographics

Population654,361
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up14.8%

Ethnicity

Percentage White55.7%
Percentage Black5.8%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.3%
Percentage Asian24.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race3.9%
Percentage Other Race9.7%
Percentage Hispanic23.5%
Percentage Non Hispanic White44.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black5.1%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English50.7%

Income

Median Household Income$51,156
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200912.1%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity7.4%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas53.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil34.9%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up44.5%
Percentage with a College Degree33.6%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers36.9%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers28.3%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers11.6%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples54.9%
Percentage Married Couples with Children25.3%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work28.9%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
April 24, 2012Presidental Dem Primary
April 24, 2012Presidental GOP Primary
2008
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental Dem Primary
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental GOP Primary

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