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{{tnr}}'''Melissa Dobson''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 23rd congressional district elections, 2012|the 23rd Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
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{{tnr}}'''Melissa Dobson''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012|the 23rd Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. She 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>
 
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==Biography==
 
Dobson is an attorney.
 
Dobson is an attorney.
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[New York's 23rd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Dobson 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 23rd congressional district elections, 2012|23rd District]]. She is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket and will face county legislator [[Nate Shinagawa]] and attorney [[Leslie Danks Burke]] in the June 26 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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Dobson 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 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012|23rd District]]. She sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and lost to county legislator [[Nate Shinagawa]] in the June 26 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>
  
The winner will take on Republican incumbent [[Tom Reed]]. The national Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has taken an interest in the race, citing the three challengers as evidence of opposition to the Republican incumbent.<ref name="three">[http://www.mpnnow.com/features/x448225828/Three-way-Democratic-primary-in-23rd-Congressional-District ''Messenger-Post'' "Three-way Democratic primary in 23rd Congressional District," June 20, 2012]</ref>
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Local Democratic officials and organizations split their endorsements mainly between Burke and Shinagawa.<ref>[http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/572377/Endorsements-muddle-primary.html?nav=5047 ''Dunkirk Observer'', "Endorsements muddle primary," June 1, 2012]</ref>
  
Local Democratic officials and organizations have split their endorsements mainly between Burke and Shinagawa.<ref>[http://www.observertoday.com/page/content.detail/id/572377/Endorsements-muddle-primary.html?nav=5047 ''Dunkirk Observer'' "Endorsements muddle primary," June 1, 2012]</ref>
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All three Democratic challengers supported Obamacare and opposed hydrofracking. In regards to the economy, Dobson wanted to link education and technical training.<ref name="three">[http://www.mpnnow.com/features/x448225828/Three-way-Democratic-primary-in-23rd-Congressional-District ''Messenger-Post'', "Three-way Democratic primary in 23rd Congressional District," June 20, 2012]</ref>
  
All three Democratic challengers support Obamacare and oppose hydrofracking. In regards to the economy, Burke and Shinagawa want to more heavily tax corporations, and Dobson wants to link education and technical training.<ref name="three"/>
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=U.S. House, New York District 23
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|party= Democratic
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|winner1 =Nate Shinagawa
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|Inc1 = N
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|candidate2 =Leslie Burke
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|candidate3 =Melissa Dobson
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|votes1 =5697
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|votes2 =3841
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|votes3 =727
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Melissa + Dobson + New York + House'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Melissa + Dobson + New York + House'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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Melissa Dobson
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Melissa Dobson was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 23rd Congressional District of New York. She lost in the primary.[1]

Biography

Dobson is an attorney.

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Dobson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 23rd District. She sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and lost to county legislator Nate Shinagawa in the June 26 primary.[1]

Local Democratic officials and organizations split their endorsements mainly between Burke and Shinagawa.[2]

All three Democratic challengers supported Obamacare and opposed hydrofracking. In regards to the economy, Dobson wanted to link education and technical training.[3]

U.S. House, New York District 23 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNate Shinagawa 55.5% 5,697
Leslie Burke 37.4% 3,841
Melissa Dobson 7.1% 727
Total Votes 10,265

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