New York's 11th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 11th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Michael Grimm Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Lean D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Lean R[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Lean D[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 11th Congressional District of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 14, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New York has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Michael Grimm (R), who was first elected in 2010.

New York's 11th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Richmond County.[4]


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June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Conservative Party Conservative Primary

Independence Party of America Independence Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Green Party Green Primary


Campaign contributions

Michael Grimm

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Grimm’s reports.[8]

Michael Grimm (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 17, 2013$88,588.38$320,859.67$(107,495.43)$301,952.62
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$301,952.62$439,298.44$(164,517.83)$576,733.23
October Quarterly[11]October 15, 2013$576,733.23$350,719.06$(99,740.58)$827,711.71
Year-End Quarterly[12]December 31, 2013$827,711$327,726$(122,412)$1,032,532
April Quarterly[13]April 15, 2014$1,032,532.38$346,347.17$(201,284.54)$1,177,595.01
Running totals

Race background

Democratic Super PAC House Majority PAC listed incumbent Michael Grimm as one of 10 they are targeting as vulnerable incumbent Republicans in 2014, with the focus on those holding competitive seats.[14]

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Michael Grimm (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 11th District due to redistricting. He defeated Mark Murphy in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mark Murphy 43% 92,428
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Grimm Incumbent 48% 103,118
     Green Henry Bardel 0.9% 1,939
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 8% 17,270
Total Votes 214,755
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Yvette D. Clarke won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Hugh C. Carr (R) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, New York District 11 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngYvette D. Clarke incumbent 84.7% 104,297
     Republican Hugh C. Carr 7.4% 9,119
     N/A Write-in 7.9% 9,759
Total Votes 123,175

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