New York's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 13th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Charles Rangel Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

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


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2014 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 4, 2014.

New York is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Charles Rangel (D), who was first elected in 1970.

New York's 13th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes parts of New York City.[7]

Candidates

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Potential candidates

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary


Green Party Green Primary

Failed to file


District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Charles Rangel (D) won re-election to a 22nd term in the United States House. He ran in the 13th district due to redistricting in 2011. He narrowly defeated Craig Schley in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Rangel Incumbent 75% 174,789
     Republican Craig Schley 5.2% 12,132
     Independent Deborah Liatos 2.4% 5,533
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 17.5% 40,718
Total Votes 233,172
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

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).[12]

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

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