Daniel Vila Rivera

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Daniel Vila Rivera
Former candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 13
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Daniel Vila Rivera was a 2014 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 13th Congressional District of New York.[1] He ran unopposed for the Green Party nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014.[2] Daniel Vila Rivera lost the general election on November 4, 2014.


Rivera studied at City University of New York and Borough of Manhattan Community College.[3]

Professionally, Rivera is the co-producer and co-host of WBAI's La Voz Latina.[3]

Rivera has been involved in the labor rights, anti-war and community activist movements his entire adult life. He has worked with the Latino Workers Center, the New york City Coalition for Peach and Justice, New York City Labor Against War, the Harlem Tenants Council, the American Postal Workers Union and the Sisa Pakari Cultural & Labor Center.[3]


Campaign themes


Vila submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:[3]

Daniel Vila is the only candidate to represent NY District 13 who is:
  • Pro Labor
  • Anti war
  • Environmentalist[4]



See also: New York's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

Rivera ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 13th District. Rivera ran unopposed for the Green Party nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. He was defeated by incumbent Charles Rangel (D) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 13 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel Incumbent 74.5% 68,396
     Green Daniel Vila Rivera 10.7% 9,806
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 14.8% 13,632
Total Votes 91,834
Source: New York State Board of Elections

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External links


  1. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014
  2. Associated Press, "New York - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 24, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on October 4, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  5. The Huffington Post, "Election 2014," November 4, 2014