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New York's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 18th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Sean Maloney Democratic Party

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 18th 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 Sean Maloney (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 18th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Orange and Putnam counties and parts of Westchester and Putnam counties..[5]


Campaign contributions

Sean 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.[10]

Sean Maloney (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2013$11,162.67$516,763.51$(75,253.43)$452,672.75
July Quarterly[12]July 15, 2013$452,672.75$491,463.32$(263,293.73)$680,842.34
October Quarterly[13]October 15, 2013$680,842.34$354,426.53$(126,174.03)$909,094.84
Year-End Quarterly[14]December 31, 2013$909,094$381,609$(145,087)$1,144,636
Running totals

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Incumbent Sean Maloney (D) is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[15]

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Sean Maloney (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated incumbent Nan Hayworth (R) in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean Maloney 48.7% 143,845
     Republican Nan Hayworth Incumbent 45% 133,049
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6.3% 18,542
Total Votes 295,436
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Nita Lowrey won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Jim Russell (R) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, New York District 18 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNita M. Lowey incumbent 65.2% 115,619
     Republican Jim Russell 34.1% 60,513
     N/A Blank/Scattering 0.8% 1,332
Total Votes 177,464

See also

External links


  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. New York Board of Elections Website, "Register to Vote," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. New York Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  6. The Green Papers, "NY01 Candidate List," accessed January 30, 2014
  7. Daily Kos, "NY-18," accessed May 21, 2013
  8. Journal News, "Nan Hayworth considers rematch with Sean Maloney," accessed May 21, 2013
  9. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 15, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Sean Maloney Summary Report," accessed July 31, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Sean Maloney April Quarterly," accessed July 31, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Sean Maloney July Quarterly," accessed July 31, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Sean Maloney October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Sean Maloney Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  15. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," accessed March 5, 2013
  16. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013