Archive for January, 2012

NY District 12 is One of America’s Most Ethnically Diverse Districts: New Census Figures

Chinese New Year Celebration | Jan. 2012

18 years and older 2002 census data 2010 census data 2012 (projected) White 130,721 (27%) 158,594 (30%) over 30% Other 15,652 (2%) 10,265 (2%) 1% Asian 82,263 (17%) 99,344 (19%) over 20% Hispanic 217,271 (46%) 220,316 (41%) below 40% African American 39,622 (8%) 42,162 (8%) 8% View census stats here.


Dan O’Connor Signs Term Limits Pledge

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Dan O’Connor will push to limit the power of politicians. More than 95% of incumbent politicians win re-election to the US Congress. Incumbents win re-election at a higher rate than they did in the Soviet Politburo. With each successive term, politicians grow more and more distant from the people. It is hard to understand the […]