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Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 5th District, South Queens -- Jamaica, St. Albans, Rockaways
  • Residence: Queens
  • Born: September 25, 1953; Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Religion: African Methodist Episcopal
  • Family: Wife, Simone-Marie Meeks; three children
  • Education: Adelphi U., B.A. 1975; Howard U., J.D. 1978
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: N.Y. Assembly, 1993-98; U.S. House, 1998-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (8th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit - Ranking Member); Foreign Affairs (Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats; Western Hemisphere)
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State Information: 5th District, South Queens -- Jamaica, St. Albans, Rockaways

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (NY-05 representative) Gregory Meeks (D) 167,836 89.7%
Allan Jennings (R) 17,875 9.6%
Catherine Wark (LIBERT) 1,345 0.7%
2010 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D) 85,096 87.7%
Asher Taub (R) 11,826 12.2%
write-ins (WRI) 72 0.1%
2008 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D) 141,180 100%
2006 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D) 69,405 100%
2004 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D, WFM) 129,688 100%
2002 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D, L, WFM) 72,799 96.5%
Rey Clarke (INDC) 2,632 3.5%
2000 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory Meeks (D, WFM) 120,818 100%
1998 general (NY-06 representative) Gregory W. Meeks (D, L, INDC) 76,122 100%
1998 special (NY-06 representative) Gregory W. Meeks (D, LIBERT) 14,224 56%
Alton R. Waldon Jr. (C, I) 5,229 20.8%
Barbara M. Clark (21ST) 3,305 13.1%
Celestine V. Miller (R) 2,209 8.8%
Mary Cronin (RTL) 206 0.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 90% Mitt Romney: 10%
2008 Barack Obama: 86% John McCain: 14%

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