New York's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 27th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Chris Collins 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 27th 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 one 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: To vote in the federal primary, voters had to register by May 30, 2014. To vote in the state primary, voters must register by August 15, 2014.[4]

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Chris Collins (R), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 27th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming and Livingston counties and parts of Ontario, Monroe and Erie counties.[5]


General election candidates

June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Conservative Party Conservative Primary

Independence Party of America Independence Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Campaign contributions

Chris Collins

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

Chris Collins (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$16,018.22$187,798.32$(44,907.64)$158,908.90
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$158,908.90$89,877.04$(69,637.37)$179,148.57
October Quarterly[10]October 14, 2013$179,148.57$137,364$(43,172.63)$273,339.94
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$273,339$83,205$(37,178)$319,366
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$319,366.23$120,840.00$(35,779.940)$404,426.29
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Chris Collins (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated Kathy Hochul in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Collins 48.9% 161,220
     Democratic Kathy Hochul Incumbent 47.4% 156,219
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 3.7% 12,329
Total Votes 329,768
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Brian Higgins won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Leonard Roberto (R) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins incumbent 57.8% 119,085
     Republican Leonard A. Roberto 37.1% 76,320
     Blank/Scattering 5.1% 10,492
Total Votes 205,897

See also

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