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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.)

District: 15th District
Political Highlights: N.Y. Assembly, 1975-90; sought Democratic nomination for Bronx borough president, 1985; U.S. House of Representatives, 1990-present
Born: Oct. 24, 1943; Mayaguez, P.R.
Residence: Bronx
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Divorced; five children
Education: Lehman College, attended 1979-80
Military Service: Army Medical Corps, 1964-66
Start of Service: Elected: 1990 (13th full term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Financial Services - Ranking Member; State-Foreign Operations)

Election History
2014generalJose Serrano (D) 54,90697.1
Eduardo Ramirez (C) 1,0471.9
William Edstrom (GREEN) 5681.0
2012generalJose Serrano (D, WFM) 152,66197.2
Frank DellaValle (R, C) 4,4272.8
2010generalJose Serrano (D) 61,64295.7
Frank DellaValle (R) 2,7584.3
2008generalJose Serrano (D, WFM) 127,17996.6
Ali Mohamed (R, C) 4,4883.4
2006generalJose Serrano (D, WFM) 56,12495.3
Ali Mohamed (R, C) 2,7594.7
2004generalJose Serrano (D, WFM) 111,63895.2
Ali Mohamed (R, C) 5,6104.8
2002generalJose Serrano (D, WFM) 50,71692.1
Frank DellaValle (R, C) 4,3667.9
2000generalJose Serrano (D, L) 103,04195.8
Aaron Justice (R) 3,9343.7
Richard Retcho (C) 5710.5
1998generalJose Serrano (D, L) 67,36795.4
Thomas Bayley (R) 2,4573.5
Owen Camp (C) 7561.1
1996generalJose Serrano (D, L) 95,56896.3
Rodney Torres (R) 2,8782.9
Owen Camp (C) 7870.8
1994generalJose Serrano (D, L) 58,57296.3
Michael Walters (C) 2,2573.7
1992generalJose Serrano (D, L) 85,22291.4
Michael Walters (R, C) 7,9758.6
1990generalJose Serrano (D, L) 38,02493.0
1990specialJose Serrano (D, L) 26,92892.0
Kevin Brawley (C) 1260.0
Roll Call Vitals


New York is 5th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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