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Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey (D-N.Y.)

  • District: 22nd District, South central -- Binghamton, Poughkeepsie, Ithaca
  • Residence: Hurley
  • Born: October 27, 1938; Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Allison Lee; three children
  • Education: State U. of New York, New Paltz, B.S. 1968 (political science & English); State U. of New York, New Paltz, M.A. 1970 (English)
  • Military Service: Navy 1956-59
  • Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for N.Y. Assembly, 1972; N.Y. Assembly, 1975-93; U.S. House, 1993-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (10th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Interior-Environment); Joint Economic
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State Information: 22nd District, South central -- Binghamton, Poughkeepsie, Ithaca

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Maurice Hinchey (D) 98,661 52.6%
George Phillips (R) 88,687 47.3%
2008 general Maurice Hinchey (D, INDC, WFM) 168,558 66.4%
George Phillips (R, C) 85,126 33.6%
2006 general Maurice Hinchey (D, INDC, WFM) 121,683 100%
2004 general Maurice Hinchey (D, C, INDC, WFM) 167,489 67.2%
William Brenner (R) 81,881 32.8%
2002 general Maurice Hinchey (D, INDC, L, WFM) 113,280 64.2%
Eric Hall (R, C) 58,008 32.9%
Steven Greenfield (GREEN) 2,723 1.5%
Paul Laux (RTL) 2,473 1.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 59% John McCain: 39%
2004 John Kerry: 53% George W. Bush: 45%
2000 Al Gore: 52% George W. Bush: 42%

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