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District 20: Previous Election Results

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Scott MurphyDemocrat107,07745.1%
Christopher GibsonRepublican130,17654.9%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Kirsten GillibrandDemocratic193,65162.1%
Sandy TreadwellRepublican118,03137.9%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Kirsten GillibrandDemocrat125,16853.1%
John SweeneyRepublican110,55446.9%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John ColemanDemocrat2,42735.8%
Doris KellyDemocrat4,35064.2%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
John SweeneyConservative188,75365.8%
Doris KellyDemocrat96,63033.7%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Frank StoppenbachDemocrat45,87824.0%
Margaret LewisGreen5,1622.7%
John SweeneyRepublican140,23873.3%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul FeinerDemocrat94,64640.1%
Benjamin GilmanRepublican136,01657.6%
Christine TigheRight To Life5,3712.3%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Paul FeinerDemocratic65,58938.8%
Benjamin GilmanRepublican98,54658.3%
Christine TigheRight To Life4,7692.8%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Yash AggarwalDemocratic5,30864.8%
Ira GoodmanDemocratic2,88335.2%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Yash AggarwalDemocratic80,76137.6%
Ira GoodmanIndependence Pty5,0162.3%
Benjamin GilmanRepublican122,47957.1%
Robert GarrisonRight To Life6,3563.0%

District 20: Demographics

Population654,360
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up13.7%

Ethnicity

Percentage White94.7%
Percentage Black2.5%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.2%
Percentage Asian0.8%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.1%
Percentage Other Race0.7%
Percentage Hispanic2.2%
Percentage Non Hispanic White93.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black2.4%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English2.6%

Income

Median Household Income$44,239
Percentage Income in Poverty in 20097.9%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity11.3%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas24.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil51.6%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up47.9%
Percentage with a College Degree24.7%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers35.7%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers25.4%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers12.8%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples55.4%
Percentage Married Couples with Children24.3%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work40.6%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.2%
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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