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Ruben D. Vargas

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Ruben Vargas
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Former candidate for
New York State Senate, District 30
Ruben Vargas was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 30 of the New York State Senate. He ran unsuccessfully as a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 72 of the New York State Assembly.

Vargas was removed from the ballot before the primary.[1]



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Bill Perkins was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jon Girodes was unopposed in the Republican primary. Ruben D. Vargas was removed from the ballot before the Democratic primary. Perkins also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Perkins defeated Girodes in the general election.[2][3][4]

New York State Senate District 30, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Perkins Incumbent 87.1% 44,971
     None Blank 8.1% 4,188
     Republican Jon Girodes 4.6% 2,388
     None Scattering 0.1% 60
Total Votes 51,607


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Vargas ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 72. He lost against Melanie Hidalgo, Gabriela Rosa and Mayra S. Linares in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012.[5][6][7]

New York State Assembly, District 72 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGabriela Rosa 43.4% 3,049
Mayra Linares 34.5% 2,425
Melanie Hidalgo 15.3% 1,077
Ruben Vargas 6.7% 470
Total Votes 7,021

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