July 22, 2014

Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 9th District, Brooklyn -- Flatbush, Crown Heights, Brownsville, Sheepshead Bay
  • Residence: Brooklyn
  • Born: November 21, 1964; Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Single
  • Education: Oberlin College, attended 1982-86 (Black studies)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: New York City Council, 2002-07; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 2004; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ethics; Homeland Security (Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies - Ranking Member; Emergency Preparedness, Response & Communications); Small Business (Contracting & Workforce; Investigations, Oversight & Regulations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 9th District, Brooklyn -- Flatbush, Crown Heights, Brownsville, Sheepshead Bay

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Yvette Clarke (D, WFM) 186,141 87.3%
Daniel Cavanagh (R, C) 24,164 11.3%
Vivia Morgan (GREEN) 2,991 1.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 85% Mitt Romney: 14%
2008 Barack Obama: 85% John McCain: 15%