Helpful Information on Changing Congressional and State Senate Districts
Due to population changes, there will be 27 congressional districts for New York, a loss of two seats. This will shift all other districts...
The 2012 Congressional Districts
The NYS legislature added an additional state senate district for upstate New York, bring the total number of state senate districts to 63.
This change was highly contested by state Democrats, who felt Republicans improperly added a seat in upstate New York, despite large population increase in the New York City area. The Court of Appeals recently ruled the additional seat follows the State Constitution guidelines.