Nate Shinagawa

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 09:18, 30 May 2013 by Jennifer S (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Nate Shinagawa
Placeholder image2.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 23
PartyDemocratic
Websites
Campaign website
BallotpediaAvatar bigger (transparent background).png
The information about this individual is current as of when his or her last campaign ended. See anything that needs updating? Send a correction to our editors

Nate Shinagawa was a 2012 Democratic and Working Families Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 23rd Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]

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, representing 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 November 6, 2012, general election.[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]

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Nate + Shinagawa + New York + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References