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{{tnr}}'''Melissa Dobson''' was 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]]. 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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{{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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Dobson 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 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>
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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>
  
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>
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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>
  
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>
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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>
  
 
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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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