New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Hakeem Jeffries Democratic Party

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

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The 8th 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 Hakeem Jeffries (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 8th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Queens county.[5]


General election candidates

June 24, 2014, primary results

Conservative Party Conservative Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Campaign contributions

Hakeem Jeffries

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

Hakeem Jeffries (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$44,651.00$116,395.15$(62,785.21)$98,260.94
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$98,260.00$174,123.10$(65,852.71)$206,530.39
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$206,530.39$147,841.00$(55,221.94)$299,149.45
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$299,149$135,509$(58,785)$369,272
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$369,272.92$160,001.00$(63,463.93)$465,809.99
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Hakeem Jeffries (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Bellone in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHakeem Jeffries 77.9% 184,038
     Republican Alan Bellone 7.5% 17,650
     Green Colin Beavan 1% 2,441
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 13.6% 32,163
Total Votes 236,292
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Jerrold Nadler won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Susan L. Kone (R in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, New York District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerrold Nadler incumbent 69.1% 98,839
     Republican Susan L. Kone 22.4% 31,996
     Blank/Scattering 8.6% 12,291
Total Votes 143,126

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