Who Won New York Elections in 2008?

Eric Massa
Date: 
Nov 4, 2008

Four of New York's Representatives retired in 2008 - Vito Fossella in District 13, Mike McNulty in District 21, Jim Walsh in District 25, and Tom Reynolds in District 26. The Democrats won three of the elections and picked up a net of two seats.

Incumbent Republican Randy Kuhl was defeated in the 29th District by Eric Massa (pictured).

New York Senator Hillary Clinton's term expires in 2012. Senator Chuck Schumer and Governor David Paterson's terms expire in 2010.

Barack Obama won New York's 31 electoral votes.

House Of Representatives
Winner
1st District Tim Bishop DEM Incumbent 48.9%
2nd District Steve Israel DEM Incumbent 54.7%
3rd District Peter King REP Incumbent 53.9%
4th District Carolyn McCarthy DEM Incumbent 54.5%
5th District Gary Ackerman DEM Incumbent 53.2%
6th District Gregory Meeks DEM Incumbent Unopposed
7th District Joe Crowley DEM Incumbent 62.5%
8th District Jerrold Nadler DEM Incumbent 62.8%
9th District Anthony Weiner DEM Incumbent 53.9%
10th District Edolphus Towns DEM Incumbent 68.2%
11th District Yvette Clarke DEM Incumbent 69.0%
12th District Nydia Velazquez DEM Incumbent 66.7%
13th District Michael McMahon DEM 49.3%
14th District Carolyn Maloney DEM Incumbent 65.9%
15th District Charles Rangel DEM Incumbent 72.3%
16th District Jose E Serrano DEM Incumbent 74.7%
17th District Eliot Engel DEM Incumbent 65.9%
18th District Nita Lowey DEM Incumbent 58.2%
19th District John Hall DEM Incumbent 49.6%
20th District Kirsten Gillibrand DEM Incumbent 57.9%
21st District Paul Tonko DEM 54.9%
22nd District Maurice Hinchey DEM Incumbent 56.6%
23rd District John McHugh REP Incumbent 51.8%
24th District Michael Arcuri DEM Incumbent 47.6%
25th District Dan Maffei DEM 48.8%
26th District Chris Lee REP 46.0%
27th District Brian Higgins DEM Incumbent 66.1%
28th District Louise Slaughter DEM Incumbent 63.5%
29th District Eric Massa DEM 45.7%