Hey, New Yorkers: Meet Your Neighborhood’s New Congressional District

All 50 states drew new congressional districts this year, but almost nowhere has the process been as contentious — or consequential — as in New York. Democrats here once hoped to tilt the playing field in their favor, but after a Republican lawsuit and a court decision, the state ended up with a more neutral map for the coming decade. The new lines already caused heartburn-inducing primaries for Democrats this summer, and they could deliver more twists in November’s critical midterm elections.

See how the districts for these New York City neighborhoods changed, or search for your neighborhood below:

Old Astoria

Morningside Heights

Bensonhurst

Co-op City

Bedford-Stuyvesant

Sunset Park

Old Astoria-Hallets Point, Queens

This is a neighborhood in Queens with a population of about 18,900, where

the largest racial or ethnic groups are…

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