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{{tnr}}'''Matt Alexander''' 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}}'''Matt Alexander''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought 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>
  
 
Alexander is mayor of Wrappinger Falls.<ref>[http://www.politickerny.com/2011/11/10/hayworth-opponent-officially-declares-campaign/ ''PolitickerNY'' "Hayworth opponent officially declares campaign," November 10, 2011]</ref>
 
Alexander is mayor of Wrappinger Falls.<ref>[http://www.politickerny.com/2011/11/10/hayworth-opponent-officially-declares-campaign/ ''PolitickerNY'' "Hayworth opponent officially declares campaign," November 10, 2011]</ref>
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Alexander 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 the nomination on the Democratic ticket and will face [[Sean Maloney]], [[Rich Becker]], [[Tom Wilson]], and [[Duane Jackson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://www.politicker.com/2012/03/15/sean-patrick-maloney-enters-race-against-hayworth/ ''Politicker'' "Sean Patrick Maloney Enters Race Against Hayworth," March 15, 2012]</ref>
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Alexander 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 the nomination on the Democratic ticket and faced [[Sean Maloney]], [[Rich Becker]], [[Tom Wilson]], and [[Duane Jackson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary. Maloney went on to win the primary.<ref name="apny"/>
  
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.<ref name="nyt">[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/16/opinion/primary-day-is-june-26.html ''New York Times'' "Primary Day Is June 26," June 15, 2012]</ref>
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Maloney stresses his endorsements, as well as his fundraising advantage over the rest of the Democratic candidates -- the funding, he says, will be necessary to unseat Hayworth in the general. Alexander, on the other hand, says that money will pour in to whoever opposes Hayworth.<ref name="ny">[http://www.wnyc.org/blogs/empire/2012/jun/19/hudson-valley-dems-crowd-primary-challenge-freshman-hayworth/ ''WNYC'' "In Hudson Valley, Dems Crowd Primary to Challenge Freshman Hayworth," June 19, 2012]</ref>
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|winner1 =Sean Maloney
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|candidate2 =Richard Becker
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|candidate3 =Matthew Alexander
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|candidate4=Duane Jackson
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|canddiate5=Thomas Wilson
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Matt Alexander
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U.S. House, New York, District 18
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Matt Alexander was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 18th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the primary.[1]

Alexander is mayor of Wrappinger Falls.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 18th Congressional District elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, New York District 18 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSean Maloney 48.5% 7,098
Richard Becker 32.6% 4,775
Matthew Alexander 12% 1,752
Duane Jackson 4.6% 674
2.2% 329
Total Votes 14,628

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