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Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.)

  • District: 2nd District, Southwestern Suffolk County and part of Nassau County
  • Residence: Seaford
  • Born: April 5, 1944; Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Rosemary King; two children
  • Education: St. Francis College, B.A. 1965 (history); U. of Notre Dame, J.D. 1968
  • Military Service: N.Y. National Guard 1968-73
  • Political Highlights: Hempstead Town Council, 1978-81; Nassau County comptroller, 1981-93; Republican nominee for N.Y. attorney general, 1986; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Oversight & Investigations); Homeland Security (Counterterrorism & Intelligence - Chairman; Emergency Preparedness, Response & Communications); Select Intelligence (Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis & Counterintelligence)
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State Information: 2nd District, Southwestern Suffolk County and part of Nassau County

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (NY-02 representative) Peter King (R, C, INDC) 142,309 58.6%
Vivianne Falcone (D, WFM) 100,545 41.4%
2010 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R) 131,674 71.9%
Howard Kudler (D) 51,346 28%
write-ins (WRI) 67 0%
2008 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R, INDC, C) 172,774 63.9%
Graham Long (D, WFM) 97,525 36.1%
2006 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R, INDC, C) 101,787 56%
David Mejias (D, WFM) 79,843 44%
2004 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R, INDC, C) 171,259 63%
Blair Mathies (D) 100,737 37%
2002 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R, C, INDC, RTL) 121,537 71.9%
Stuart Finz (D) 46,022 27.2%
Janeen DePrima (L) 1,513 0.9%
2000 general (NY-03 representative) Peter King (R, INDC, C, RTL) 143,126 59.5%
Dal LaMagna (D, GREEN, WFM) 95,787 39.8%
Selma Olchin (L) 1,515 0.6%
1998 general (NY-03 representative) Peter T. King (R, RTL) 117,258 64.3%
Kevin N. Langberg (D) 63,628 34.9%
Thomas R. DiLavore (L) 1,497 0.8%
1996 general (NY-03 representative) Peter T. King (R, C, FDM) 127,972 55.3%
Dal LaMagna (D, INDC) 97,518 42.1%
John O'Shea (RTL) 4,129 1.8%
John A. DePrima (L) 1,807 0.8%
1994 general (NY-03 representative) Peter T. King (R, C) 115,236 59.2%
Norma Grill (D) 77,774 40%
John A. DePrima (L) 1,522 0.8%
1992 general (NY-03 representative) Peter T. King (R, C) 124,727 49.6%
Steve A. Orlins (D) 116,915 46.5%
Louis P. Roccanova (RTL) 6,888 2.7%
Ben-Zion J. Heyman (L) 3,092 1.2%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 52% Mitt Romney: 47%
2008 Barack Obama: 52% John McCain: 48%

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