Anthony Weiner

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Anthony Weiner
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Candidate for
Mayor of New York City
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
U.S. House, New York, District 9
1998-2011
New York City Council
1992-1998
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Plattsburgh
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 4, 1964
Place of birthNew York, New York
ProfessionPolitician
ReligionJudaism
Websites
Campaign website
Anthony David Weiner (b. September 4, 1964) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Weiner was elected by voters from New York's 9th Congressional District. He resigned in response to a sexting scandal in June 2011.[1]

Biography

Weiner was born in New York, New York. He earned a B.A. from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh.[2]

Career

After earning his B.A., Weiner joined the staff of Congressman Chuck Schumer and worked there from 1985-1991. He was then was elected to the New York City Council, serving from 1992-1998. He was elected to the U.S. House in 1998, and unsuccessfully ran for mayor of New York City in 2005. He resigned from the U.S. House in 2011.[3]

Elections

2013

Weiner ran for mayor of New York City. The Democratic primary took place on September 10, 2013. Weiner lost the primary election to Bill de Blasio.[4][5]

2010

On November 2, 2010, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Robert L. Turner (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Weiner incumbent 59.7% 67,011
     Republican Robert L. Turner 33.6% 37,750
     Blank/Scattering 6.7% 7,473
Total Votes 112,234

2008

On November 4, 2008, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alfred F. Donohue (Conservative Party) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthonly D. Weiner incumbent 53.9% 106,097
     Republican Alfred F. Donohue 4.3% 8,378
     Blank/Scattering 41.9% 82,487
Total Votes 196,962

2006

On November 7, 2006, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthonly D. Weiner incumbent 64.9% 67,040
     Blank/Scattering 35.1% 36,301
Total Votes 103,341

2004

On November 2, 2004, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Gerard J. Cronin (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthonly D. Weiner incumbent 56.5% 108,577
     Republican Gerard J. Cronin 20.6% 39,648
     Blank/Scattering 22.9% 44,082
Total Votes 192,307

2002

On November 5, 2002, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Alred F. Donohue (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthonly D. Weiner incumbent 50.8% 57,104
     Republican Alfred F. Donohue 24.8% 27,882
     Blank/Scattering 24.4% 27,500
Total Votes 112,486

2000

On November 7, 2000, Anthony D. Weiner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Noah Dear (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, New York District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthonly D. Weiner incumbent 54.5% 96,348
     Republican Noah Dear (R) 23.1% 40,886
     Blank/Scattering 22.3% 39,443
Total Votes 176,677

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Political offices
Preceded by
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U.S. House of Representatives - New York, District 9
1998-2011
Succeeded by
Bob Turner (R)