New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 23rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tom Reed Republican 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 23rd 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 Tom Reed (R), who was first elected in 2010.

New York's 23rd Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins and Chemung counties and parts of Ontario and Tioga counties.[5]


Campaign contributions

Tom Reed

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

Tom Reed (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]May 16, 2013$115,517.97$229,008.61$(97,935.81)$246,590.77
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$246,590.77$450,719.64$(157,344.31)$539,966.10
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$539,966.10$554,293.68$(182,377.52)$911,882.26
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$911,882$242,669$(246,548)$918,446
Running totals

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Martha Robertson is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, which is designed to provide early support to top-tier Democratic challengers.[12]

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Tom Reed (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 23rd District due to redistricting in 2011. He defeated Nate Shinagawa (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 23 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Reed Incumbent 49.2% 137,669
     Democratic Nate Shinagawa 45.6% 127,535
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 5.2% 14,592
Total Votes 279,796
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Bill Owens won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Matthew Dohney (R) and Douglas Hoffman (Conservative) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, New York District 23 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Owens incumbent 45.1% 82,232
     Republican Matthew A. Doheny 44% 80,237
     Conservative Douglas L. Hoffman 5.8% 10,507
     Blank/Scattering N/A 5.2% 9,534
Total Votes 182,510

See also

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