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New York's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Carolyn McCarthy 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 4th 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: Carolyn McCarthy (D), who was first elected in 1996, will retire at the end of her term, leaving the seat open.

New York's 4th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Nassau county.[5]

Candidates

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

Failed to file

Disqualified

Primary results

U.S. House, New York District 4 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Blakeman 65.7% 7,019
Frank Scaturro 34.3% 3,660
Total Votes 10,679
Source: 81% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
U.S. House, New York District 4 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKathleen M. Rice 56.3% 5,135
Kevan Abrahams 43.7% 3,979
Total Votes 9,114
Source: 81% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Campaign contributions

Frank Scaturro

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Scaturro's reports.[9]

Frank Scaturro (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 16, 2013$8,128.00$100.00$(4,408.00)$3,819.00
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$3,819.00$100.00$(2,654.00)$1,264.00
October Quarterly[12]October 18, 2013$1,264.00$0.00$(1,732.00)$532.00
Year-End[13]January 31, 2014$532.02$119,942.12$(6,606.03)$113,868.11
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$113,868.11$40,283.14$(47,925.89)$106,225.36
Running totals
$160,425.26$(63,325.92)

Bruce Blakeman

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Blakeman's reports.[15]

Bruce Blakeman (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[16]April 14, 2014$0.00$314,200.00$(637.41)$313,562.59
Running totals
$314,200$(637.41)

Kevan Abrahams

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Abrahams' reports.[17]

Kevan Abrahams (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[18]April 15, 2014$0.00$110,166.00$(2,223.00)$107,943.00
Running totals
$110,166$(2,223)

Kathleen M. Rice

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Rice's reports.[19]

Kathleen M. Rice (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[20]April 15, 2014$0.00$1,471,492.64$(169,579.35)$1,301,913.29
Running totals
$1,471,492.64$(169,579.35)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Carolyn McCarthy (D) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Francis Becker Jr. in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy Incumbent 54.7% 163,955
     Republican Francis Becker Jr. 28.6% 85,693
     Conservative Frank Scaturro 5.2% 15,603
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11.4% 34,233
Total Votes 299,484
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Carolyn McCarthy won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Francis Becker Jr. (R who also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets) in the general election.[21]

U.S. House, New York District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn McCarthy incumbent 53.6% 94,483
     Republican Francis X. Becker, Jr. 46.4% 81,718
     Blank/Scattering Write-in 0% 52
Total Votes 176,253

See also

External links

References

  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 August 31, 2012
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014
  7. Email submission to Ballotpedia, accessed October 22, 2013
  8. Email submission to Ballotpedia, accessed January 9, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro Summary Report," accessed April 28, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro April Quarterly," accessed January 9, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro July Quarterly," accessed January 9, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro October Quarterly," accessed January 9, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro Year-End," accessed April 24, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Frank Scaturro April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Bruce Blakeman Summary Report," accessed April 24, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Bruce Blakeman April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Kevan Abrahams Summary Report," accessed April 24, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Kevan Abrahams April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Kathleen M. Rice Summary Report," accessed April 24, 2014
  20. Federal Election Commission, "Kathleen M. Rice April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  21. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013