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Net worth$40 million
OccupationAmerican politician
Date of BirthJuly 5, 1937
Political partyDemocratic party
StateNew York

Nita Lowey net worth: Nita Sue Melnikoff Lowey is an American politician who has a net worth of $40 million. She served as the U. S Representative from New York. Nita is a member of the Democratic party

Early life, education, and early political career

Lowey was born in the Bronx in New York City to Beatrice (Fleisher) and Jack Melnikoff. She graduated from the Bronx High School of Science and then Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies.

Lowey worked for Mario Cuomo’s 1974 campaign for lieutenant governor of New York. She then served as the assistant secretary of state of New York for 13 years.

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U.S. House of Representatives

Lowey ran for the United States House of Representatives from New York’s 20th congressional district in the 1988 election against incumbent Joe DioGuardi.

She defeated DioGuardi. Her district was renumbered as the 18th district after the 1990 census and became the 17th after the 2010 census. For her entire tenure, Lowey represented a large slice of New York City’s northern suburbs, including most of Westchester County and all of Rockland County.

She used to represent some of the far northern portions of Queens and the Bronx until redistricting after the 2000 Census removed the New York City portion of her district.

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Lowey considered running for the United States Senate in 2000, but stepped aside when First Lady of the United States Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy.

In 2004, Lowey received 69% of the vote against political newcomer Richard A. Hoffman, a Wall Street investor and largely self-funded candidate who ran on a platform of opposing special interests and cutting federal taxes.

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Lowey emphasized her track record on homeland security issues, notably her work to reform the formula for distributing homeland security grants to states. In 2006, also against Hoffman, Lowey won with 70%. Lowey was re-elected to an eleventh term in 2008, with 68% of the vote against James C. Russell.

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Personal life

Lowey is married to Stephen Lowey, a named partner in the law firm of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C., which is located in White Plains, NY. According to the West Corporation, his practice areas include securities law, antitrust law, and consumer protection. They have three children and eight grandchildren. 

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Nita Lowey Net Worth

Nita Lowey net worth: Nita Sue Melnikoff Lowey is an American politician who has a net worth of $40 million. She served as the U. S Representative from New York. Nita is a member of the Democratic party

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