New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 12th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Carolyn Maloney Democratic Party
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New York U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 12th Congressional District of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 14, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New York is 1 of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 30, 2014, for the federal primary, and August 15, 2014, for the state primary.[4]

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Carolyn Maloney (D), who was first elected in 1992.

New York's 12th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes parts of New York City.[5]


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Campaign contributions

Carolyn Maloney

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Maloney’s reports.[7]

Carolyn Maloney (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 12, 2013$512,196.58$154,245.00$(138,249.42)$528,192.16
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$540,718.67$186,522.05$(175,327.37)$551,913.35
October Quarterly[10]10/11/2013$551,913.35$127,830.00$(147,058.71)$532,684.64
Year-End Quarterly[11]12/31/2013$532,684$232,869$(164,073)$601,479
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Carolyn Maloney (D) won re-election to the United States House. She ran in the 12th District due to redistricting. She defeated Christopher Wight in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Maloney Incumbent 72.1% 193,455
     Republican Christopher Wight 17.4% 46,692
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 28,140
Total Votes 268,287
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Nydia Velazquez won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Alice Gaffney (Conservative) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez incumbent 79.1% 68,624
     Conservative Alice Gaffney 5.2% 4,482
     Blank/Scattering N/A 15.7% 13,647
Total Votes 86,753

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