A look back at the 1992 election that ushered Nadler, Maloney into Congress


Though the showdown between Upper West Side Congress Member Jerry Nadler and Upper East Side Congress Member Carolyn Maloney is a dramatic outcome of the new New York Congressional map, it’s not the first time redistricting has shaped their political destinies.

In fact, a redistricting plan passed 30 years ago played a major part in first catapulting Maloney into her Upper Manhattan seat. Echoes from that 1992 election cycle resound in two incumbents summer campaign battle.