July 23, 2014

Rep. Nita M. Lowey (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 17th District, Rockland and part of Westchester counties -- White Plains, Peekskill
  • Residence: Harrison
  • Born: July 5, 1937; Bronx, N.Y.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Husband, Stephen Lowey; three children
  • Education: Mount Holyoke College, B.A. 1955-59 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: N.Y. assistant secretary of state, 1985-87; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations - Ranking Member (State-Foreign Operations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 17th District, Rockland and part of Westchester counties -- White Plains, Peekskill

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Nita Lowey (D, WFM) 171,417 64.4%
Joe Carvin (R) 91,899 34.5%
Francis Morganthaler (WTP) 2,771 1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 57% Mitt Romney: 42%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 42%