July 29, 2014

Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 3rd District, Part of Queens; northern Nassau County; northwest Suffolk County
  • Residence: Huntington
  • Born: May 30, 1958; Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Separated; two children
  • Education: Nassau Community College, A.A. 1978 (liberal arts); Syracuse U., attended 1978-79; George Washington U., B.A. 1982 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for Suffolk County Legislature, 1987; Huntington Town Board, 1993-2001 (majority leader, 1997-2001); U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
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State Information: 3rd District, Part of Queens; northern Nassau County; northwest Suffolk County

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Steve Israel (D, INDC, WFM) 157,880 57.8%
Stephen Labate (R, C) 113,203 41.4%
Michael McDermott (LIBERT) 1,644 0.6%
Anthony Tolda (CNSTP) 367 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 51% Mitt Romney: 48%
2008 Barack Obama: 54% John McCain: 46%