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Marthone 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 5th congressional district elections, 2012|5th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democrat ticket and will face 6th district incumbent [[Gregory Meeks]], [[Mike Scala]], and [[Allen Jennings Jr.]] 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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Marthone 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 5th congressional district elections, 2012|5th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democrat ticket and will face 6th district incumbent [[Gregory Meeks]], [[Mike Scala]], and [[Allan Jennings Jr.]] 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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Small-business owner [[Joseph Marthone]] says education is the way to solve the nation's problems.<ref>[http://www.liherald.com/stories/Four-seek-Democratic-nod-in-5th-Congressional-District,41654?page=2&content_source= ''Long Island Herald'' "Four seek Democratic nod in 5th Congressional District," June 20, 2012]</ref>
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At a forum in early June, the three challengers and a representative of Meeks discussed issues of importance. Jennings called for an end to the NYPD "stop and frisk" policy. Marthone pledged to fight hydrofracking and airplane noise pollution. Scala criticized Meeks for supporting the Budget Control Act, which took away subsidized loans for graduate students.<ref name="qc"/> Meeks was busy in Washington at the time of the forum, but his representative said that most of the issues brought up were city and state issues, not national ones -- indicating that the challengers were not prepared for federal politics.<ref name="qc">[http://www.queenscampaigner.com/2012/06/candidates-for-congress-spar/ ''Queens Campaigner'' "Candidates for Congress spar," June 14, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Joseph Marthone
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U.S. House, New York, District 5
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Joseph Marthone is a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of New York.

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Marthone is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 5th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Democrat ticket and will face 6th district incumbent Gregory Meeks, Mike Scala, and Allan Jennings Jr. in the June 26 Democratic primary.[1]

Small-business owner Joseph Marthone says education is the way to solve the nation's problems.[2]

At a forum in early June, the three challengers and a representative of Meeks discussed issues of importance. Jennings called for an end to the NYPD "stop and frisk" policy. Marthone pledged to fight hydrofracking and airplane noise pollution. Scala criticized Meeks for supporting the Budget Control Act, which took away subsidized loans for graduate students.[3] Meeks was busy in Washington at the time of the forum, but his representative said that most of the issues brought up were city and state issues, not national ones -- indicating that the challengers were not prepared for federal politics.[3]

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