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On November 2, 2010, Velazquez was re-elected to the [[United States House]] for a tenth term. She defeated Blank/Scattering, and Alice Gaffney ([[Conservative Party|Conservative]]).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
 
On November 2, 2010, Velazquez was re-elected to the [[United States House]] for a tenth term. She defeated Blank/Scattering, and Alice Gaffney ([[Conservative Party|Conservative]]).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  

Revision as of 23:53, 22 December 2011

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. The primary elections will be held on September 11, 2012.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Nydia Velazquez (D), who was first elected to the House in 1992.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

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 home one of the top ten redistricting battles in the nation.[1]

District history

2010

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

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