New York

New York is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and 27 representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. New York’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 1999
Next Election: 2016
Junior Senator

Kirsten Gillibrand

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 27, 2009
Next Election: 2018

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

New York’s representatives are:

1st District

Lee Zeldin

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
2nd District

Peter “Pete” King

Republican
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Gilgo, Brentwood, Bohemia, Ronkonkoma, West ...
3rd District

Steve Israel

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Glen Cove, Dix Hills, Melville, ...
4th District

Kathleen Rice

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
East Meadow, Oceanside, Garden City, ...
5th District

Gregory Meeks

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
The Rockaways, Jamaica, Saintalbans, Laurelton, ...
6th District

Grace Meng

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Forest Hills, Auburndale, Middle Village ...
7th District

Nydia Velázquez

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Parts of Carroll Gardens, Williamsburg, ...
8th District

Hakeem Jeffries

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Canarsie and parts of East ...
9th District

Yvette Clarke

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Flatbush and parts of Park ...
10th District

Jerrold Nadler

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Clinton, Financial District and parts ...
11th District

Daniel Donovan Jr.

Republican
Took Office: May 12, 2015
Richmond County, Bloomfield-Chelsea-Travis, Richmondtown, New ...
12th District

Carolyn Maloney

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Upper East Side, Gramercy and ...
13th District

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Washington Heights, Harlem, Inwood, Hamilton ...
14th District

Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Throggs Neck, Jackson Heights, Woodside ...
15th District

José Serrano

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
South Bronx, Soundview, Mott Haven, ...
16th District

Eliot Engel

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Yonkers, Rye, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, ...
17th District

Nita Lowey

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Rockland County, Harrison, New City, ...
18th District

Sean Maloney

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Orange County, Putnam County, Woodbury
19th District

Christopher Gibson

Republican
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Delaware County, Ulster County, Otsego ...
20th District

Paul Tonko

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Albany County, Schenectady County, Saratoga ...
21st District

Elise Stefanik

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
St. Lawrence County, Essex County, ...
22nd District

Richard Hanna

Republican
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Oneida County, Chenango County, Madison ...
23rd District

Tom Reed II

Republican
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Chautauqua County, Steuben County, Cattaraugus ...
24th District

John Katko

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 2015
Wayne County, Cayuga County, Onondaga ...
25th District

Louise Slaughter

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Rochester
26th District

Brian Higgins

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Tonawanda, Niagara ...
27th District

Chris Collins

Republican
Took Office: Jan 3, 2013
Orleans County, Livingston County, Wyoming ...