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New York's 20th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 20th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Paul Tonko 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 20th 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 Paul Tonko (D), who was first elected in 2008.

New York's 20th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Albany and Schenectady counties and parts of Rensselaer, Montgomery and Saratoga counties.[5]

Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Paul Tonko

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

Paul Tonko (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$314,524.87$79,525.25$(61,183.87)$332,866.25
July Quarterly[9]July 14, 2013$332,866.25$192,694.62$(71,104.10)$454,456.77
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$454,456.77$104,856.44$(103,503.48)$455,809.73
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$455,809$82,443$(45,792)$441,889
Running totals
$459,519.31$(281,583.45)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Paul Tonko (D) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 20th District due to redistricting in 2011. He defeated Robert Dieterich in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 20 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Tonko Incumbent 64% 203,400
     Republican Robert Dieterich 29.5% 93,778
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6.5% 20,500
Total Votes 317,678
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Chris Gibson won election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Murphy in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, New York District 20 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Gibson 53.2% 130,178
     Democratic Scott Murphy 43.7% 107,075
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 3.1% 7,515
Total Votes 244,768

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