New York's 45th congressional district

The 45th Congressional District of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was created in 1945 and eliminated as a result of the 1950 Census. For the entirety of its existence it was represented by Daniel A. Reed who was redistricted into the 43rd District after its demise.


Representative Party Years Congress(es) Components Electoral history
District created January 3, 1945
Daniel A. Reed Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1953
All of Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua counties Redistricted from the 43rd district and re-elected here in 1944
Re-elected in 1946
Re-elected in 1948
Re-elected in 1950
Redistricted to the 43rd district
District eliminated January 3, 1953

Election results

The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
1944 Orrin H. Parker: 36,050 Daniel A. Reed: 64,456  
1946 Joseph E. Proudman: 20,205 Daniel A. Reed: 53,327 Carl William Lundberg (VV): 2,208
1948 Hubert D. Bliss: 35,406 Daniel A. Reed: 58,340 Lewis King (American Labor): 2,093
Elmer Olson (Liberal): 1,166
1950 Frederick S. Buck: 27,317 Daniel A. Reed: 54,490 Elmer Olson (Liberal): 757


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