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District 17: Previous Election Results

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
York KleinhandlerConservative5,6614.3%
Eliot EngelDemocrat95,34672.9%
Anthony MeleRepublican29,79222.8%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
York KleinhandlerRepublican3,57348.9%
Anthony MeleRepublican3,73051.1%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocratic161,59479.9%
Robert GoodmanRepublican40,70720.1%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat26,56483.0%
Jessica FlaggDemocrat5,43017.0%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat93,61476.4%
Jim FaulknerRepublican28,84223.6%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat18,85466.2%
Jessica FlaggDemocrat3,22511.3%
Kevin McAdamsDemocrat6,41622.5%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Matthew BrennanRepublican40,52422.0%
Eliot EngelWorking Families140,53076.2%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat77,53562.6%
C. Scott VanderhoefRepublican42,63434.4%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat24,15950.4%
Larry SeabrookDemocrat19,62941.0%
Sonny ZayasDemocrat4,1158.6%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocrat115,09389.7%
Patrick McManusRepublican13,20110.3%

1998 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocratic22,40579.9%
Herbert Moreira-BrownDemocratic5,64920.1%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocratic80,94788.0%
Peter FiumefreddoRepublican11,03712.0%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocratic14,36676.9%
Herbert Moreira-BrownDemocratic4,31423.1%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Eliot EngelDemocratic101,28785.0%
Denis McCarthyRepublican15,89213.3%

District 17: Demographics

Population654,360
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up12.8%

Ethnicity

Percentage White48.9%
Percentage Black32.3%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.4%
Percentage Asian4.6%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race4.2%
Percentage Other Race9.5%
Percentage Hispanic20.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic White41.3%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black30.4%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English27.4%

Income

Median Household Income$44,868
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200916.0%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity7.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas53.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil35.5%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up42.7%
Percentage with a College Degree28.5%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers37.8%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers27.1%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers8.7%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples43.1%
Percentage Married Couples with Children20.8%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work27.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.4%
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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