U.S. House of Representatives

One of 2 chambers of Congress besides the Senate, the House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws.

The closed primary election will be held on June 26, 2018.
The general election will be held on Nov 6, 2018.

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District 7

Located in the eastern portion of Manhattan and includes parts of Brooklyn

Candidates

General Election

MEDIA COVERAGE

A Profile of District 7

Lower Manhattan has one of the strongest cultural identities in the city. Home to Chinatown, the city’s Chinese-American population have built strong ties in community and as entrepreneurs, creating small businesses and making their marks as property owners. This bustling neighborhood is known for its diversity in spirit and economic backgrounds, and its popularity attracts tourists and would-be residents looking to make this community their home. But many dwellers living in NYCHA’s public housing complexes complain about the lack of maintenance that is a danger to tenants, the lack of space in schools for the growing pool of children, a population in poverty, and needed coastal protections against natural disasters in the wake of Superstorm Sandy to alleviate fears of a submerged city. What are the biggest issues within Congressional District 7 that its leader must face?

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District 10

Western Brooklyn, Governor's Island, Lower Manhattan West, Midtown Manhattan West, Upper West Side

Candidates

General Election

MEDIA COVERAGE

A Profile of District 10

Congressional District 10 stretches from Brooklyn, hopping through Governor’s Island, and crossing into Manhattan’s uptown Morningside Heights neighborhood. In these communities, even strangers enjoy each others’ camaraderie because of this friendly, community feel. Home to waterfronts, the brand-new Oculus, the Museum of Natural History and Columbia University, there is space for all types as residents and visitors enjoy lush parks, outdoor festivals and concerts in this inviting environment. While diversity is this district’s strong suit, difference outside of what is considered mainstream is not always welcome, as marginalized residents face discrimination and infringements upon their human rights. In addition, the city’s public school students struggle to get a leg up in a system that does not cater to those who need the most resources. What are the biggest issues District 10’s Congressional leader must tackle in office?

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District 12

Covers the Upper East Side in Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, as well as Roosevelt Island

Candidates

Democratic Primary

Candidates

General Election

GENERAL ELECTION DEBATE

Congressional District 12 General Election Debate

Incumbent Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Green Party's Scott Hutchins, and Republican Eliot Rabin face off in the debate for Congressional District 12.

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MEDIA COVERAGE

A Profile of NY's Congressional District 12

2018's Congressional Democratic Primary is on Tuesday, June 26; incumbent Carolyn Maloney squares off with former Obama campaigner Suraj Patel. Get to know this area that encompasses the Upper East Side to northern Brooklyn and Roosevelt Island. The residents are concerned by its immigrant population being deported, the L Train shutdown and ensuring their tax dollars are well spent on community needs.

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An Interview With District 12 Congressional Candidate Suraj Patel

New York Congressional District 12 candidate Suraj Patel sits with host Christina Greer to talk about his run against Carolyn Maloney, shaking up political status quo, improving public transportation and more.

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District 13

Harlem, Inwood, Marble Hill, Spanish Harlem, Washington Heights, Morningside Heights and the Upper West Side

Candidates

General Election

winner

Adriano Espaillat, Incumbent

Democrat

MEDIA COVERAGE

A Profile of District 13

Uptown Manhattan is one of the most vibrant cultural hubs in the city, home to iconic landmarks like the Apollo Theater, and its waterfronts and lush green spaces are an outdoor-enthusiast’s dream. It has long been an inspiration to creatives, from the leaders of the Harlem Renaissance like Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, and Josephine Baker, to playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda’s modern odes to uptown, as he burst onto the scene with “In the Heights” and found inspiration for “Hamilton” in Washington Heights’ Morris-Jumel Mansion. Congressional District 13 is home to a wide range of communities spanning from the Upper West Side to Inwood, and while wealthy residents dwell in magnificent brownstones, a significant amount of inhabitants struggle affording everyday necessities, from housing to transportation, and as the neighborhood gentrifies, conditions are worsening and many who built the neighborhood are forced to leave. What are the biggest issues facing District 10?

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