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{{tnr}}'''George Martinez''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|the 7th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
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{{tnr}}'''George Martinez''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|the 7th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
  
 
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Martinez 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 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket and will face 12th district incumbent [[Nydia Velazquez]], [[Dan O'Connor]] and [[Erik Dilan]] 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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Martinez 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 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and faced 12th district incumbent [[Nydia Velazquez]], [[Dan O'Connor]] and [[Erik Dilan]] 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>  Velazquez won and advances to the general election November 6th, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
  
 
Dilan and Velazquez are seen as the frontrunners.<ref name="obama">[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6007543/obama-endorses-nydia-velazquez?politics-bucket-headline ''Capital New York'' "Obama endorses Nydia Velazquez," June 15, 2012]</ref> Martinez is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and frequently delivers his messages in rap form. He is involved with an initiative called "Bum Rush the Vote."<ref name="sal">[http://www.salon.com/2012/06/18/an_occupier_eyes_congress/singleton/ ''Salon'' "An Occupier Eyes Congress," June 18, 2012]</ref> He says his experience with the Occupy movement inspired him to run, although he has previously been engaged in electoral politcs.<ref name="sal"/>
 
Dilan and Velazquez are seen as the frontrunners.<ref name="obama">[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6007543/obama-endorses-nydia-velazquez?politics-bucket-headline ''Capital New York'' "Obama endorses Nydia Velazquez," June 15, 2012]</ref> Martinez is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and frequently delivers his messages in rap form. He is involved with an initiative called "Bum Rush the Vote."<ref name="sal">[http://www.salon.com/2012/06/18/an_occupier_eyes_congress/singleton/ ''Salon'' "An Occupier Eyes Congress," June 18, 2012]</ref> He says his experience with the Occupy movement inspired him to run, although he has previously been engaged in electoral politcs.<ref name="sal"/>
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George Martinez
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U.S. House, New York, District 7
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George Martinez was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 7th Congressional District of New York.

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 7th congressional district elections, 2012

Martinez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 7th District. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and faced 12th district incumbent Nydia Velazquez, Dan O'Connor and Erik Dilan in the June 26 Democratic primary.[1] Velazquez won and advances to the general election November 6th, 2012.[2]

Dilan and Velazquez are seen as the frontrunners.[3] Martinez is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and frequently delivers his messages in rap form. He is involved with an initiative called "Bum Rush the Vote."[4] He says his experience with the Occupy movement inspired him to run, although he has previously been engaged in electoral politcs.[4]

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2012 congressional campaign


George Martinez interviewed on RT news

George Martinez delivers his message through music

"Penn Badgley Bum Rushes the Vote for George Martinez"

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