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{{tnr}}'''Christopher Banks''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012#District 60|District 60]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  
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{{tnr}}'''Christopher Banks''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2014#District 60|District 60]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].
  
 
Banks is the founder of East New York United Concerned Citizens, Inc., an antipoverty group.<ref>[http://politicker.com/2012/01/chris-banks-announces-assembly-run-against-inez-barron/ ''Politicker,'' "Chris Banks Announces Assembly Run Against Inez Barron," January 8, 2012]</ref>
 
Banks is the founder of East New York United Concerned Citizens, Inc., an antipoverty group.<ref>[http://politicker.com/2012/01/chris-banks-announces-assembly-run-against-inez-barron/ ''Politicker,'' "Chris Banks Announces Assembly Run Against Inez Barron," January 8, 2012]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2014====
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Banks' campaign website highlighted the following issues:<ref>[http://www.chrisbanks4bk.com/issues ''Chris Banks for NY Assembly'', "Issues," accessed August 21, 2014]</ref>
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'''Affordable Housing'''
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:*Excerpt: "My efforts will focus on increasing access to affordable housing, enforcing standards for affordability, requiring developers to set units for low- and middle-income families aside in large projects, and protecting renters from being priced out of neighborhoods they helped build."
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'''Creating Jobs'''
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:*Excerpt: "Responsible development includes investing in public services, like hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health centers; improving public transportation; ensuring adequate state aid for local governments and schools; and raising the minimum wage."
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'''Protecting and Expanding Services for Our Seniors'''
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:*Excerpt: "As your Assemblyman, I will fight to make sure Access-A-Ride is reformed so our seniors are not left out in the cold because their transportation was late or simply a no-show."
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'''Advocating for Our Youth'''
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:*Excerpt: "I want to provide better synergy between local nonprofits and schools so we can work together for the youth in our community. "
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Banks ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 60. He was defeated by incumbent [[Inez D. Barron]] in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Banks ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 60. He was defeated by incumbent [[Inez D. Barron]] in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/Primary/CandidateList09132012PrimaryCandidatesAll.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List for the September 13, 2012, State Primary Election," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/Primary/2012PrimaryResultsSept.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Official September 13, 2012, Primary Results," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Official Assembly Election Returns Nov. 6, 2012," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==See also==
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*[[New York State Assembly]]
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*[http://www.chrisbanks4bk.com/about Official campaign website]
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Christopher Banks
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Former candidate for
New York State Assembly, District 60
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Christopher Banks was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 60 of the New York State Assembly.

Banks is the founder of East New York United Concerned Citizens, Inc., an antipoverty group.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Banks' campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Affordable Housing

  • Excerpt: "My efforts will focus on increasing access to affordable housing, enforcing standards for affordability, requiring developers to set units for low- and middle-income families aside in large projects, and protecting renters from being priced out of neighborhoods they helped build."

Creating Jobs

  • Excerpt: "Responsible development includes investing in public services, like hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health centers; improving public transportation; ensuring adequate state aid for local governments and schools; and raising the minimum wage."

Protecting and Expanding Services for Our Seniors

  • Excerpt: "As your Assemblyman, I will fight to make sure Access-A-Ride is reformed so our seniors are not left out in the cold because their transportation was late or simply a no-show."

Advocating for Our Youth

  • Excerpt: "I want to provide better synergy between local nonprofits and schools so we can work together for the youth in our community. "

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Charles Barron defeated Christopher Banks in the Democratic primary, while Leroy Bates, Sr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. James Tillmon was removed from the ballot before the Democratic primary. Bates is also running on the Conservative Party ticket. Barron and Bates will face off in the general election.[3]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Banks ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 60. He was defeated by incumbent Inez D. Barron in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012.[4][5][6]

New York State Assembly, District 60 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngInez Barron Incumbent 55.6% 2,962
Christopher Banks 44.4% 2,364
Total Votes 5,326

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