Christopher Wight

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Christopher Wight
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U.S. House, New York, District 12
Bachelor'sOhio State University
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Christopher Wight was a 2012 Republican, Conservative Party, and Independence Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 12th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]


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



See also: New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2012

Wight ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing 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"

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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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