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Maragos ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[New York]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket but did not appear on the primary ballot.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "List of Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," April 23, 2012]</ref>
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Maragos ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[New York]]. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket but did not appear on the primary ballot.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'', "List of Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," April 23, 2012]</ref>
  
Long and Maragos have taken the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner has not taken a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner says he's more ready to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.<ref name="nyt">[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/nyregion/bob-turner-wendy-long-and-george-maragos-debate.html ''New York Times'' "G.O.P. Senate Hopefuls Compete in a TV Debate," June 17, 2012]</ref> Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.<ref name="nyt"/>
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Long and Maragos have taken the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner has not taken a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner says he's more ready to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.<ref name="nyt">[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/nyregion/bob-turner-wendy-long-and-george-maragos-debate.html ''New York Times'', "G.O.P. Senate Hopefuls Compete in a TV Debate," June 17, 2012]</ref> Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.<ref name="nyt"/>
  
Polls have Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos, but also show none of the three having very good chances of beating Gillibrand<ref name="mar">[http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20120624/NEWS03/706249861/-1/news ''Watertown Daily Times'' "In north country stop, Maragos touts conservatism, visits to region," June 24, 2012]</ref> in the strongly Democratic state of New York.<ref>[http://cookpolitical.com/charts/senate/raceratings_2012-03-22_12-09-22.php ''Cook Political Report'', "2012 SENATE RACE RATINGS," May 31, 2012]</ref>
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Polls have Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos, but also show none of the three having very good chances of beating Gillibrand<ref name="mar">[http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20120624/NEWS03/706249861/-1/news ''Watertown Daily Times'', "In north country stop, Maragos touts conservatism, visits to region," June 24, 2012]</ref> in the strongly Democratic state of New York.<ref>[http://cookpolitical.com/charts/senate/raceratings_2012-03-22_12-09-22.php ''Cook Political Report'', "2012 SENATE RACE RATINGS," May 31, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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George Maragos
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, New York
PartyRepublican
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George Maragos was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from New York.

Maragos is Nassau County comptroller.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in New York, 2012

Maragos ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing New York. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket but did not appear on the primary ballot.[2]

Long and Maragos have taken the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner has not taken a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner says he's more ready to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.[3] Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.[3]

Polls have Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos, but also show none of the three having very good chances of beating Gillibrand[1] in the strongly Democratic state of New York.[4]

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