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|New York State Senate, District 20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of New York State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Jesse Hamilton defeated Rubain Dorancy and Guillermo Philpotts in the Democratic primary, while Menachem Raitport was unopposed in the Conservative primary. Hamilton and Raitport will face off in the general election.
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Raitport was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Karim Camara (D) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Republican ticket, Raitport ran on the Conservative Party ticket.
A resident of the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, Raitport is a married father of six and a small business owner and operator. He is the son of Yitzchok Raitport, a rabbi, scholar and philanthropist in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Raitport is also an experienced EMT and long-time member of Hatzolah, the community volunteer ambulance corps.
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