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New York's 17th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 17th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Nita Lowey 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 17th 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 Nita Lowey (D), who was first elected in 1988.

New York's 17th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and parts of Westchester and Rockland counties.[5]

Candidates


Campaign contributions

Nita Lowey

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

Nita Lowey (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$417,573.87$382,454.15$(474,142.01)$325,886.01
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$325,886.01$142,689.76$(103,382.88)$365,192.89
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$365,192.89$187,330.86$(104,462.94)$448,060.81
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$448,060$209,406$(92,662)$556,355
Running totals
$921,880.77$(774,649.83)

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Nita Lowey (D) won re-election to the United States House. She ran in the 17th District due to redistricting in 2011. She defeated Joe Carvin in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 17 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNita Lowey Incumbent 57.6% 171,417
     Republican Joe Carvin 30.9% 91,899
     Independent Francis Morganthaler 0.9% 2,771
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 31,292
Total Votes 297,379
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Eliot Engel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anthony Mele (R) and York J. Kleinhandler (Conservative) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, New York District 17 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEliot L. Engel incumbent 68.5% 95,346
     Republican Anthony Mele 21.4% 29,792
     N/A Blank/Scattering 6% 8,327
     Conservative York J. Kleinhandler 4.1% 5,661
Total Votes 139,126

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