New York's 48th State Senate district

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New York's 48th
State Senate District
New York State Senate District 48 (2012).png
Current senatorPatty Ritchie (ROswegatchie)
Registration41.3% Republican
27.7% Democratic
22.6% No party preference
Demographics89% White
3% Black
4% Hispanic
1% Asian
Population (2017)293,340[1]
Registered voters176,033[2]

New York's 48th State Senate district is one of 63 districts in the New York State Senate. It has been represented by Republican Senator Patty Ritchie since 2011, having defeated incumbent Democratic Senator Darrel Aubertine in the 2010 midterm elections.

Geography[edit]

District 48 stretches along the western shore of Lake Ontario and the Canadian border, including all of Oswego and Jefferson Counties and part of St. Lawrence County. The city of Watertown and the military base Fort Drum are both located within the district.[3]

Recent election results[edit]

2018[edit]

2018 New York State Senate election, District 48[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patty Ritchie (incumbent) 70,007 99.4
Total votes 70,428 100
Republican hold

2016[edit]

2016 New York State Senate election, District 48[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patty Ritchie (incumbent) 86,807 100
Total votes 86,807 100
Republican hold

2014[edit]

2014 New York State Senate election, District 48[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patty Ritchie (incumbent) 55,300 100
Total votes 55,300 100
Republican hold

2012[edit]

2012 New York State Senate election, District 48[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patty Ritchie (incumbent) 66,016 69.9
Democratic Amy M. Tresidder 28,470 30.1
Total votes 94,486 100
Republican hold

Federal results in District 48[edit]

Year Office Results[5]
2016 President Trump 57.1 – 37.0%
2012 President Obama 51.5 – 46.8%
Senate Gillibrand 63.1 – 34.9%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Senate District 48, NY". Census Reporter. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Enrollment by Senate District". New York State Board of Elections. February 2019.
  3. ^ "Our District". Patty Ritchie, The New York State Senate. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d "New York State Senate District 48". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 20 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 20 July 2019.