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Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 16th District, Southern Westchester County -- Yonkers, New Rochelle; North Bronx
  • Residence: Bronx
  • Born: February 18, 1947; Bronx, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Wife, Patricia Ennis Engel; three children
  • Education: Hunter-Lehman College, B.A. 1969 (history); City U. of New York, Lehman College, M.A. 1973 (guidance & counseling); New York Law School, J.D. 1987
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Bronx Democratic district leader, 1974-77; N.Y. Assembly, 1977-88; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Energy & Power; Health); Foreign Affairs - Ranking Member
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State Information: 16th District, Southern Westchester County -- Yonkers, New Rochelle; North Bronx

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Eliot Engel (D, WFM) 179,562 75.9%
Joseph McLaughlin (R) 53,935 22.8%
Joseph Diaferia (GREEN) 2,974 1.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 74% Mitt Romney: 26%
2008 Barack Obama: 73% John McCain: 27%

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