New York's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Grace Meng Democratic Party

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]

New York U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th 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.[4][5][6]

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.[7]

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Grace Meng (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 6th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Queens county.[8]


General election candidates

June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Campaign contributions

Grace Meng

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Meng’s reports.[11]

Grace Meng (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2013$64,599.19$138,851.86$(82,761.26)$120,689.79
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$120,689.79$104,168.00$(45,623.27)$179,234.52
October Quarterly[14]October 15, 2013$179,234.52$35,769.91$(39,690.66)$175,313.77
Year-End Quarterly[15]December 31, 2013$175,313$148,682$(46,833)$276,713
April Quarterly[16]April 15, 2014$276,713.02$240,860.10$(59,344.34)$458,228.78
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Grace Meng (D) won election to the United States House. She defeated Daniel Halloran in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Meng 59.6% 111,499
     Republican Daniel Halloran 27.2% 50,845
     Green Evergreen Chou 1% 1,913
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 12.1% 22,675
Total Votes 186,932
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Gregory Meeks won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Asher Taub (R) in the general election.[17]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory W. Meeks 76.3% 85,096
     Blank/Scattering 13.1% 14,651
     Republican Asher E. Taub 10.6% 11,826
Total Votes 111,573

See also

External links


  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. New York Board of Elections Website, "Register to Vote," accessed January 3, 2014
  8. New York Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 31, 2012
  9. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014
  10. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng Summary Report," accessed July 30, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng April Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 11, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013