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

District: 22nd District
Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for N.Y. Assembly, 1972; N.Y. Assembly, 1975-93
Born: Oct. 27, 1938; Manhattan, N.Y.
Residence: Hurley
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Allison Lee; three children
Education: State U. of New York, New Paltz, B.S. 1968; State U. of New York, New Paltz, M.A. 1970
Military Service: Navy, 1956-59
Start of Service: Elected: 1992 (10th term)
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Interior-Environment); Joint Economic

Election History
2010generalMaurice Hinchey (D) 98,66152.6
George Phillips (R) 88,68747.3
2008generalMaurice Hinchey (D, INDC, WFM) 168,55866.4
George Phillips (R, C) 85,12633.6
2006generalMaurice Hinchey (D, INDC, WFM) 121,683100.0
2004generalMaurice Hinchey (D, C, INDC, WFM) 167,48967.2
William Brenner (R) 81,88132.8
2002generalMaurice Hinchey (D, INDC, L, WFM) 113,28064.2
Eric Hall (R, C) 58,00832.9
Steven Greenfield (GREEN) 2,7231.5
Paul Laux (RTL) 2,4731.4
2000generalMaurice Hinchey (D, INDC, WFM, L) 140,39562.0
Bob Moppert (R, C) 83,85637.0
Paul Laux (RTL) 2,3281.0
1998generalMaurice Hinchey (D, INDC, L) 108,20461.8
William Walker (R, C) 54,77631.3
Randall Terry (RTL) 12,1606.9
1996generalMaurice Hinchey (D, L) 122,85055.2
Sue Wittig (R, C, RTL, FDM) 94,12542.3
Douglas Drazen (INDC) 5,5312.5
1994generalMaurice Hinchey (D, L) 95,49249.1
Bob Moppert (R, C) 94,24448.5
Thomas Kovach (RTL) 4,7722.5
1992generalMaurice Hinchey (D, L) 119,55750.4
Bob Moppert (R, C) 110,73846.7
Mary Dixon (RTL) 6,8212.9
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