Stephen Labate

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Stephen Labate
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 3
Bachelor'sSt. John’s University
ProfessionFinancial advisor
Campaign website
Stephen Labate was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of New York.[1] He was defeated by Grant Lally in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014.[2]

Labate was a 2012 Tax Revolt, Republican and Conservative Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[3]


Labate is a U.S. Army reservist and financial planning advisor.[4]


Campaign themes


One of Labate's main campaign issues was repealing Obamacare.[4]

According to his website, his platform included the following themes[5]:

  • Lower taxes, particularly on small businesses
  • Maintain U.S. military strength
  • Reduce the federal debt and curtail deficit spending



See also: New York's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Labate ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 3rd District. Labate sought the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014, but was defeated by Grant Lally.

U.S. House, New York District 3 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGrant Lally 50.9% 3,195
Stephen Labate 49.1% 3,085
Total Votes 6,280
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.


See also: New York's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Labate ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 3rd District. He sought the nomination on the Tax Revolt, Republican and Conservative tickets and was unopposed in the June 26th primary. Robert Previdi did not appear on the ballot.[6] Labate lost to incumbent Steve Israel (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][7]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel Incumbent 51.5% 157,602
     Republican Stephen Labate 36.9% 113,021
     Libertarian Michael McDermott 0.5% 1,641
     Independent Anthony Tolda 0.1% 366
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11% 33,644
Total Votes 306,274
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Labate's reports.[8]

Stephen Labate (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2013$3,004.26$1,102.98$(2,973.68)$1,133.56
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$1,133.56$0.00$(664.85)$468.71
October Quarterly[11]October 15, 2013$468.71$700.00$(728.09)$440.62
Year-End[12]January 31, 2014$440.62$33,890.00$(732.00)$33,598.62
April Quarterly[13]April 15, 2014$33,598.62$30,305.00$(23,701.39)$40,202.23
Running totals


Breakdown of the source of Labate's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Labate lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Labate's campaign committee raised a total of $284,948 and spent $291,799.[14]


Labate and his wife have two children.[15]

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