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:* [[Craig Schley]]: Community activist<ref>[http://www.columbiaspectator.com/2012/01/11/schley-announces-house-bid-against-rangel ''Columbia Spectator'' 'Harlem activist Craig Schley formally announced his candidacy against longtime Representative Charles Rangel" Accessed February 17, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
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New York's 13th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Charles Rangel Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Michael Grimm Republican Party
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 13th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 13th 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 Michael Grimm (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010. Due to redistricting, Grimm is running in the new 11th district, and 15th district incumbent Charlie Rangel is running in the new 13th.

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, but the 13th district is anticipated to become more favorable to Democrats, although remain a swing district.[3]

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.[4]

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Michael Grimm was elected to the United States House. He also ran on the Conservative Party candidate. He defeated Michael E. McMahon (D), and Tom Vendittelli (Libertarian).[5]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Grimm 49.5% 65,024
     Democratic Michael E. McMahon 46.2% 60,773
     Blank/Scattering 3.6% 4,700
     Libertarian Tom Vendittelli 0.7% 929
Total Votes 131,426

See also

References