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{{tnr}}'''Christopher Wight''' is a 2012 [[Republican]], [[Conservative Party]], and [[Independence Party]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2012|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Christopher Wight''' was a 2012 [[Republican]], [[Conservative Party]], and [[Independence Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Wight got his bachelor's in Business Administration from Ohio State University.  He has worked in investments for Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and J.P. Morgan.<ref>[http://wight2012.com/about-chris/ Campaign website "About"]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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Wight ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|12th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets. He was unopposed in the primaries and faced Democratic 14th District incumbent [[Carolyn Maloney]] in the November general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," accessed June 11, 2012]</ref> Wight lost to Maloney in the general election.<ref name="cnnr"/>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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[[File:Christopher Wright 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Wight's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Wight lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Wight's campaign committee raised a total of $116,046 and spent $111,224.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY01&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Christopher Wight 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
  
Wight is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2012|12th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets. He was unopposed in the primaries and will face Democratic 14th district incumbent [[Carolyn Maloney]] in the November general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = N
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|Chamber = U.S. House, New York, District 12 General Election
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $116,046
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|total spent =$111,224
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|opponent raised = $1,746,929
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|opponent spent = $1,862,565
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|org1 = Bristol-Myers Squibb
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|org2 = Greenstone Holdings Group
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|org3 = Dial Global
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|org4 = Goldman Sachs
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|orgdonor2 = $3,750
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|ind1 = Retired
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|inddonor1 = $14,750
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|inddonor2 = $8,572
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|inddonor3 = $8,200
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|inddonor4 = $5,000
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|inddonor5 = $2,750
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Christopher Wight was a 2012 Republican, Conservative Party, and Independence Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]

Biography

Wight got his bachelor's in Business Administration from Ohio State University. He has worked in investments for Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and J.P. Morgan.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

Wight ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 12th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets. He was unopposed in the primaries and faced Democratic 14th District incumbent Carolyn Maloney in the November general election.[3] Wight lost to Maloney in the general election.[1]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Maloney Incumbent 72.1% 193,455
     Republican Christopher Wight 17.4% 46,692
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 28,140
Total Votes 268,287
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Campaign donors

2012

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

Wight lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Wight's campaign committee raised a total of $116,046 and spent $111,224.[4]

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