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William Dietz (politician)
William Dietz (June 28, 1778 Schoharie, then in Albany County, New York – August 24, 1848 Schoharie, now in Schoharie County, New York) was an American farmer and politician from New York. Life[edit] He attended the district schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He was Town Clerk of Schoharie and Supervisor of Schoharie County. He was a colonel of the State Militia. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Schoharie Co.) in 1814, 1814–15 and 1823. Dietz was elected as a Jacksonian to the 19th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1825, to March 3, 1827. He was a member of the New York State Senate
New York State Senate
(3rd D.) from 1830 to 1833, sitting in the 53rd, 54th, 55th and 56th New York State Legislatures. He was a presidential elector in 1832, voting for Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren. He was County Superintendent of the Poor from 1834 to 1835. He was buried at the St
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Schoharie (town), New York
Schoharie /skəˈhɛəriː/ is a town in Schoharie County, New York. The population was 3,299 at the 2000 census. The Town of Schoharie has a village, also called Schoharie. Both are derived from the Mohawk word for driftwood. The town is on the northeast border of the county and is southwest of Albany, and east of Oneonta and Cooperstown, both located in Otsego County.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Communities and locations in the Town of Schoharie 5 Notable people 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] This area was long occupied by indigenous peoples; in the historic period, the Mohawk people, one of the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy, dominated this territory, ranging up to the St
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List Of United States Representatives From New York
The following is a list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of New York. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress
United States Congress
from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from New York. The list of names should be complete as of March 16, 2018, but other data may be incomplete.Contents1 Current representatives 2 List of representatives 3 Living former Members 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksCurrent representatives[edit]New York's 1st district: Lee Zeldin
Lee Zeldin
(R) (since 2015) New York's 2nd district: Peter T. King
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Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
(December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he served as the ninth Governor of New York, the tenth Secretary of State, and the eighth Vice President. Van Buren won the 1836 presidential election based on the popularity of outgoing President Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
and the organizational strength of the Democratic Party. He lost his 1840 re-election bid to Whig Party nominee William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison
due in part to the poor economic conditions of the Panic of 1837. Later in his life, Van Buren emerged as an important anti-slavery leader, and he led the Free Soil ticket in the 1848 presidential election. Van Buren was born in Kinderhook, New York to a family of Dutch Americans
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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
(March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of Congress. As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man"[1] against a "corrupt aristocracy"[2] and to preserve the Union. Born in the colonial Carolinas to a Scotch-Irish family in the decade before the American Revolutionary War, Jackson became a frontier lawyer and married Rachel Donelson Robards. He served briefly in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate representing Tennessee. After resigning, he served as a justice on the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1798 until 1804. Jackson purchased a property later known as the Hermitage, and became a wealthy, slaveowning planter
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United States Presidential Election, 1832
Andrew Jackson DemocraticElected President Andrew Jackson DemocraticThe United States
United States
presidential election of 1832 was the 12th quadrennial presidential election, held from Friday, November 2, to Wednesday, December 5, 1832. It saw incumbent President Andrew Jackson, candidate of the Democratic Party, defeat Henry Clay, candidate of the National Republican Party. The election saw the first use of the presidential nominating conventions, and the Democrats, National Republicans, and the Anti-Masonic Party
Anti-Masonic Party
all used national conventions to select their respective presidential candidates. Jackson won re-nomination with no opposition, and the 1832 Democratic National Convention
1832 Democratic National Convention
replaced Vice President John C. Calhoun
John C. Calhoun
with Martin Van Buren
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Presidential Elector
The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution
United States Constitution
for the election of the president and vice president of the United States by small groups of appointed representatives, electors, from each state and the District of Columbia. The Constitution specifies that each state legislature individually determines its own process for appointing electors.[1][2] In practice, all state legislatures use popular voting to choose a slate of electors who are pledged to vote for a particular party's candidate
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Albany County, New York
Albany County (/ˈɔːlbəni/ AWL-bə-nee) is a county in the state of New York, in the United States. Its northern border is formed by the Mohawk River, at its confluence with the Hudson River, which is on the east. As of the 2010 census, the population was 304,204.[2] The county seat is Albany,[3] the state capital of New York. As originally established by the English government in the colonial era, Albany County had an indefinite amount of land, but has had an area of 530 square miles (1,400 km2) since March 3, 1888
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United States House Of Representatives
Majority (238)     Republican (238)Minority (193)     Democratic (193)Vacant (4)     Vacant (4)Length of termTwo yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post in most states; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 statesLast electionNovember 8, 2016Next electionNovember 6, 2018Redistricting State legislatures or redistricting commissions, varies by stateMeeting placeHouse of Representatives chamber United States
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Lewis Eaton
Lewis Eaton (February 17, 1790 in Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York – August 22, 1857 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York) was a United States Congressman from New York. Life[edit] Eaton became a farmer, also becoming active in politics, including serving as Duanesburg Town Supervisor from 1819 to 1820.[1][2][3] From 1821 to 1822 Eaton served as Schenectady County Sheriff.[4][5][6][7] Eaton was elected as a Crawford Democratic-Republican to the 18th United States Congress, holding office from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825
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New York State Senate
Majority caucus (32)     Republican (31)      Democrat Caucusing with Republicans (1)Minority caucus (29)     Democratic (29)Vacant (2)     Vacant (2)Length of term2 yearsAuthority Article III, New York ConstitutionSalary $79,500/year + per diemElectionsLast electionNovember 8, 2016Next electionNovember 6, 2018Redistricting Legislative ControlMeeting placeState Senate Chamber New York State Capitol Albany, New YorkWebsiteNYSenate.govThe New York State Senate
New York State Senate
is the upper house of the New York State Legislature, the New York State Assembly
New York State Assembly
being the lower house. It has 63 members each elected to two-year terms.[1] There are no limits on the number of terms one may serve
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19th United States Congress
The Nineteenth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1825, to March 4, 1827, during the first two years of the administration of U.S. President John Quincy Adams. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Fourth Census of the United States in 1820
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Jacksonian Democracy
Jacksonian democracy
Jacksonian democracy
was a 19th-century political philosophy in the United States
United States
that espoused greater democracy for the common man as that term was then defined. Originating with President Andrew Jackson and his supporters, it became the nation's dominant political worldview for a generation. This era, called the Jacksonian Era (or Second Party System) by historians and political scientists, lasted roughly from Jackson's 1828 election as president until slavery became the dominant issue after 1848 and the American Civil War
American Civil War
dramatically reshaped American politics. It emerged when the long-dominant Democratic-Republican Party became factionalized during the early-to-mid 1820s
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New York's 12th Congressional District
New York's 12th Congressional District is a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives located in New York City. It is now represented by Democrat Carolyn Maloney. The district includes several neighborhoods in the East Side of Manhattan, Greenpoint, and western Queens, as well as Roosevelt Island, mostly overlapping the pre-redistricting 14th district.[2] The 12th district's per capita income, in excess of $75,000, is the highest among all congressional districts in the United States.[3] From 2003-2013 it included parts of Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. It included the Queens neighborhoods of Maspeth, Ridgewood, and Woodside, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bushwick, Greenpoint, Red Hook, East New York, Brooklyn Heights, Sunset Park, and Williamsburg and part of Manhattan’s Lower East Side and East Village.Contents1 Voting 2 Components: past and present 3 List of representatives3.1 1803–1813: One seat 3.2 1813–1823: two seats 3.3 1
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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New York State Assembly
Majority caucus (104)     Democratic (103)      Independence (1)Minority caucus (37)     Republican (37)Vacant (9)     Vacant (9)Length of term2 yearsAuthority Article III, New York ConstitutionSalary $79,500/year + per diemElectionsLast electionNovember 8, 2016 (150 seats)Next electionNovember 6, 2018 (150 seats)Redistricting Legislative ControlMeeting placeState Assembly Chamber New York State Capitol Albany, New YorkWebsiteNew York State AssemblyThe New York State Assembly
New York State Assembly
is the lower house of the New York State Legislature, the New York State Senate
New York State Senate
being the upper house. There are 150 seats in the Assembly, with each of the 150 Assembly districts having an average population of 128,652
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