District: 22nd District Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for N.Y. Assembly, 1972; N.Y. Assembly, 1975-93; U.S. House, 1993-2013 Born: Oct. 27, 1938; Manhattan, N.Y. Residence: Hurley Religion: Roman Catholic Family: Wife, Allison Lee; three children Education: State U. of New York, New Paltz, B.S. 1968; State U. of New York, New Paltz, M.A. 1970 Military Service: Navy, 1956-59 Start of Service: Elected: 1992 (10th term) Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Defense; Interior-Environment); Joint Economic
Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows:
SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat.
FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible.
LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored.
TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge.
TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.