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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 Peter King (R, C, INDC) 142,309 58.6%
Vivianne Falcone (D, WFM) 100,545 41.4%
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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