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{{tnr}}'''Duane Jackson''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 18th congressional district elections, 2012|the 18th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
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{{tnr}}'''Duane Jackson''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 18th congressional district elections, 2012|the 18th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He lost in the primary.<ref name="apny">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP/CSPAN'' "New York-Summary Vote Report," June 26, 2012]</ref>
  
 
Jackson is a U.S. Navy veteran who worked in city planning for 15 years before pursuing street vending. One day in 2010, the vendor spotted a smoking SUV. He called the police, and in doing so, thwarted a bomb plot in Times Square.<ref name="huffpo">[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/07/duane-jackson-vendor-who-_n_1259649.html ''Huffington Post'' "Duane Jackson, Vendor Who Alerted Police To Times Square Bomb, Is Running For Congress," February 7, 2012]</ref>
 
Jackson is a U.S. Navy veteran who worked in city planning for 15 years before pursuing street vending. One day in 2010, the vendor spotted a smoking SUV. He called the police, and in doing so, thwarted a bomb plot in Times Square.<ref name="huffpo">[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/07/duane-jackson-vendor-who-_n_1259649.html ''Huffington Post'' "Duane Jackson, Vendor Who Alerted Police To Times Square Bomb, Is Running For Congress," February 7, 2012]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 18th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
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Jackson 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 18th congressional district elections, 2012|18th District]]. He is seeking Democratic Party ticket. He is opposed in the primary by [[Rich Becker]], [[Matt Alexander]], [[Tom Wilson]], and [[Sean Maloney]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.<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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Jackson ran 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 18th congressional district elections, 2012|18th District]]. He sought nomination on the Democratic Party ticket. He was opposed by [[Rich Becker]], [[Matt Alexander]], [[Tom Wilson]], and [[Sean Maloney]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.<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> Maloney went on to win.<ref name="apny"/>
 
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According to ''The New York Times'', cardiologist and Cortlandt town council member<ref name="som">[http://somers.dailyvoice.com/politics/ny-times-endorses-becker-democratic-primary ''Somers Daily Voice'' "New York Times Endorses Becker In Democratic Primary," June 19, 2012]</ref> [[Rich Becker]] and former Bill Clinton aide [[Sean Maloney]] are the frontrunners.
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Duane Jackson
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U.S. House, New York, District 18
PartyDemocratic
Duane Jackson was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 18th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the primary.[1]

Jackson is a U.S. Navy veteran who worked in city planning for 15 years before pursuing street vending. One day in 2010, the vendor spotted a smoking SUV. He called the police, and in doing so, thwarted a bomb plot in Times Square.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 18th congressional district elections, 2012

Jackson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 18th District. He sought nomination on the Democratic Party ticket. He was opposed by Rich Becker, Matt Alexander, Tom Wilson, and Sean Maloney in the June 26 Democratic primary.[3] Maloney went on to win.[1]

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