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'''Nate Shinagawa''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] and [[Working Families Party]] candidate who sought 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]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
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'''Nate Shinagawa''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] and [[Working Families Party]] 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]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
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==Biography==
 
Shinagawa is a county legislator.<ref name="three"/>
 
Shinagawa is a county legislator.<ref name="three"/>
  
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Shinagawa 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]]. He sought the nomination on the Democratic and Working Families tickets<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> and defeated attorneys [[Leslie Danks Burke]] and [[Melissa Dobson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary. He took on Republican incumbent [[Tom Reed]] in the November 6, 2012, general election.<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> Reed won.<ref name="cnnr"/>
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Shinagawa 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]]. He sought the nomination on the Democratic and Working Families tickets<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> and defeated attorneys [[Leslie Danks Burke]] and [[Melissa Dobson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary. He took on Republican incumbent [[Tom Reed]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<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> Reed won.<ref name="cnnr"/>
  
The national Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took 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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The national [[Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee]] took 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>
  
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, Burke and Shinagawa wanted to tax corporations more heavily.<ref name="three"/>
 
All three Democratic challengers supported Obamacare and opposed hydrofracking. In regards to the economy, Burke and Shinagawa wanted to tax corporations more heavily.<ref name="three"/>
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===2012===
 
[[File:Nathan Shinagawa 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Shinagawa's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
 
[[File:Nathan Shinagawa 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Shinagawa's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
Shinagawa lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Shinagawa's campaign committee raised a total of $829,456 and spent $828,811.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY23&spec=N ''Open Secrets'' "Nate Shinagawa 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
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Shinagawa lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Shinagawa's campaign committee raised a total of $829,456 and spent $828,811.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY23&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Nate Shinagawa 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Nate Shinagawa was a 2012 Democratic and Working Families Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 23rd Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]

Biography

Shinagawa is a county legislator.[2]

Elections

2012

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

Shinagawa ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 23rd District. He sought the nomination on the Democratic and Working Families tickets[3] and defeated attorneys Leslie Danks Burke and Melissa Dobson in the June 26 Democratic primary. He took on Republican incumbent Tom Reed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4] Reed won.[1]

The national Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee took an interest in the race, citing the three challengers as evidence of opposition to the Republican incumbent.[2]

Local Democratic officials and organizations split their endorsements mainly between Burke and Shinagawa.[5]

All three Democratic challengers supported Obamacare and opposed hydrofracking. In regards to the economy, Burke and Shinagawa wanted to tax corporations more heavily.[2]

U.S. House, New York District 23 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Reed Incumbent 49.2% 137,669
     Democratic Nate Shinagawa 45.6% 127,535
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 5.2% 14,592
Total Votes 279,796
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
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

Campaign donors

2012

Breakdown of the source of Shinagawa's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Shinagawa lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Shinagawa's campaign committee raised a total of $829,456 and spent $828,811.[6]

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