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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 the primary.<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>
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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]] to represent[[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 the primary.<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 were 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 was 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 had previously been engaged in electoral politcs.<ref name="sal"/>
 
Dilan and Velazquez were 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 was 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 had 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 who sought 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 to representNew 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 the primary.[2]

Dilan and Velazquez were seen as the frontrunners.[3] Martinez was 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 had previously been engaged in electoral politcs.[4]

U.S. House, New York District 7 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez Incumbent 58% 16,011
Erik Dilan 31.1% 8,589
Daniel O'Connor 8.2% 2,264
George Martinez 2.7% 752
Total Votes 27,616

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