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|U.S. House, New York, District 17|
|Master's||New York University and Harvard University|
|Place of birth||Port Chester, New York|
Carvin is a hedge fund manager and town supervisor for the town of Rye, New York.
Carvin holds a bachelor's in international relations a master's in business administration from New York University and a master's in public administration from Harvard University. He worked in Senegal for the United States Agency for International Development and then worked in banking.
Carvin listed his campaign themes on his website:
- United States Budget Agenda
- U.S. Jobs Crisis
- Political courage-leadership and common sense solutions at a moment of truth
- Military Preparedness
- Immigration reform
- Social Issues
Carvin ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 17th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican and Conservative tickets, and defeated James Russell in the June 26 Republican primary. He lost to incumbent Nita Lowey (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
U.S. Representative Bob Turner endorsed Carvin over Russell, stating that Russell is an "extremist" "who has been categorically disavowed by Republican and Conservative leaders for what has widely been deemed White Separatist and anti-Semitic views."
A local news source reported, "Carvin cut spending from $4.1 million to $3.3 million in his first year in office." Even so, Carvin diverged from the Republican norm on some issues. Carvin, along with Russell, was pro-choice and favor parental notification. He also said he won't take a "no tax-increases" pledge, and sought more intense regulations of banks.
|U.S. House, New York District 17 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Nita Lowey Incumbent||57.6%||171,417|
|Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"|
|U.S. House, New York District 17 Republican Primary, 2012|
|U.S. House, New York District 17 General Election, 2012 - Joe Carvin Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,165,669|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$2,491,789|
|Top contributors to Joe Carvin's campaign committee|
|Cushman & Wakefield||$9,457|
|Corporate Risk Colutions LLC||$7,500|
|Marketfield Asset Management||$7,500|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$28,800|
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- New York's 17th Congressional District
- New York's 17th Congressional District elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives
- CNN "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"
- The Examiner News, "Primary Preview: Carvin vs. Russell for GOP’s 17th C.D. Nod," June 22, 2012
- Campaign website "About"
- Campaign website "Issues"
- AP/CSPAN "New York-Summary Vote Report," June 26, 2012
- Rockland Journal News, "Turner endorses Carvin for Congress," June 18, 2012
- Open Secrets, "Joseph Carvin 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 20, 2013
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