New York’s 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of New York is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives, represented by Democrat Gregory Meeks. Most of the district is in Queens, but a small portion is located in Nassau County. A majority of the district's population is African-American. The district includes the entire Rockaway Peninsula as well as the Queens neighborhoods of Cambria Heights, Hollis, Jamaica, Laurelton, Queens Village, Rosedale, Saint Albans, Springfield Gardens, and South Ozone Park, as well as John F. Kennedy International Airport. In Nassau County, the district covers Inwood and parts of Valley Stream and Elmont. From 2003–13, the district consisted of northeastern Queens County and northwestern Nassau County. The Queens portion of the district included the neighborhoods of Bayside, Corona, Douglaston, Flushing, Jamaica Estates, Little Neck, and Whitestone. The Nassau portion of the district included Albertson, Great Neck, Manhasset, Port Washington, Roslyn, and Sands Point. (More from Freebase)

Senators

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Kirsten Gillibrand Democrat 5 years in office

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Charles Schumer Democrat 15 years in office

Representative

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5th District Gregory Meeks MyOC Group Democrat 17 years in office

District Boundary Map

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