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Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature_requirements_and_deadlines_for_2012_U.S._Congress_elections|signature filing deadline]] June 12, 2012. On January 27, 2012, [[judgepedia:Gary Sharpe|Judge Gary Sharpe]] moved the primary date from September 11, 2012 to '''June 26, 2012''' in order to allow for sufficient time to send absentee ballots to military voters.<ref>[http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/judge-moves-congressional-primary-date-to-june/ ''New York Times'' "Judge Moves Congressional Primary Date to June," January 27, 2012]</ref>
 
Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature_requirements_and_deadlines_for_2012_U.S._Congress_elections|signature filing deadline]] June 12, 2012. On January 27, 2012, [[judgepedia:Gary Sharpe|Judge Gary Sharpe]] moved the primary date from September 11, 2012 to '''June 26, 2012''' in order to allow for sufficient time to send absentee ballots to military voters.<ref>[http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/judge-moves-congressional-primary-date-to-june/ ''New York Times'' "Judge Moves Congressional Primary Date to June," January 27, 2012]</ref>
  
Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Nydia Velazquez]] (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992. Due to [[Redistricting in New York|redistricting]], Valazquez will run for the [[New York's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th district]]; [[New Yorks' 14th congressional district elections, 2012|14th district]] incumbent [[Carolyn Maloney]] will run in the new 12th.
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Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Nydia Velazquez]] (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992. Due to [[Redistricting in New York|redistricting]], Valazquez will run for the [[New York's 7th congressional district elections, 2012|7th district]]; [[New York's 14th congressional district elections, 2012|14th district]] incumbent [[Carolyn Maloney]] will run in the new 12th.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:46, 11 April 2012

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New York's 12th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Carolyn Maloney Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Nydia Velazquez Democratic Party
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 12th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 12th congressional district prior to the 2011 redistricting.

Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline June 12, 2012. On January 27, 2012, Judge Gary Sharpe moved the primary date from September 11, 2012 to June 26, 2012 in order to allow for sufficient time to send absentee ballots to military voters.[1]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Nydia Velazquez (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992. Due to redistricting, Valazquez will run for the 7th district; 14th district incumbent Carolyn Maloney will run in the new 12th.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

  • No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in New York

Following the results of the 2010 Census, New York lost two congressional seats, bringing its total number of representatives down from 29 to 27. A new map has yet to be finalized. According to a report in the Washington Post political blog "The Fix," New York is one of the top 10 redistricting battles in the nation.[2]

District history

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Nydia Velazquez was re-elected to the United States House for a tenth term. She defeated Alice Gaffney (Conservative).[3]

United States House, New York General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez Incumbent 79.1% 68,624
     Blank/Scattering 15.7% 13,647
     Conservative Alice Gaffney 5.2% 4,482
Total Votes 86,753

See also

References