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Representative, District 7U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016New York General Election

United States
November 8, 2016New York General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesRepresentative, District 7

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About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Who’s Running?

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Democratic, Women's Equality
Elected Official
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Profession:Elected Official
Member, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (1993current)
Director, Department of Puerto Rican Community Affairs in the United States (19891992)
National Director, Migration Division Office, Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources (19861989)
Adjunct Professor, Hunter College (19811983)
Staff, The Office of U.S. Representative Edolphus Towns of New York (19831983)
Faculty, University of Puerto Rico (19761981)
New York University M.A. (1976)
University of Puerto Rico B.A. (1974)
Total money raised: $771,209

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
$10,000
1
American Federation of Teachers
$10,000
1
Ameripac: The Fund for a Greater America
$10,000
1
CHC BOLD PAC
$10,000
1
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
1
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
$10,000
1
National Association of Realtors
$10,000
1
Off the Sidelines
$10,000
1
PricewaterhouseCoopers
$10,000
1
Service Employees International Union
$10,000

By State:

District of Columbia 35.73%
New York 25.77%
Puerto Rico 8.32%
Virginia 5.20%
Other 24.99%
35.73%25.77%8.32%24.99%

By Size:

Large contributions (97.48%)
Small contributions (2.52%)
97.48%

By Type:

From organizations (60.45%)
From individuals (39.55%)
60.45%39.55%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Republican, Conservative
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