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:* [[Charles B. Rangel|Charlie Rangel]]: ''Incumbent''<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/news/Charlie-Rangel-Files-For-Reelection-203385-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Charlie Rangel files for re-election," Accessed December 22, 2011]</ref>
 
:* [[Charles B. Rangel|Charlie Rangel]]: ''Incumbent''<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/news/Charlie-Rangel-Files-For-Reelection-203385-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Charlie Rangel files for re-election," Accessed December 22, 2011]</ref>
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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>
 
:* [[Vince Morgan]]: Former aide to incumbent Charlie Rangel<ref>[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2011/10/3958656/confirmed-rangel-opponent-vince-morgan-attacks-possible-rangel-oppo ''Capital New York'' 'Confirmed Rangel opponentn Vince MOrgan attacks possible Rangel opponent Clyde Williams," Accessed December 22, 2011]</ref>
 
:* [[Vince Morgan]]: Former aide to incumbent Charlie Rangel<ref>[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2011/10/3958656/confirmed-rangel-opponent-vince-morgan-attacks-possible-rangel-oppo ''Capital New York'' 'Confirmed Rangel opponentn Vince MOrgan attacks possible Rangel opponent Clyde Williams," Accessed December 22, 2011]</ref>
  

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New York's 15th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Jose E. Serrano Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Charles B. Rangel Democratic Party
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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 15th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 15th 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 Charlie Rangel (D), who was first elected to the House in 1970.

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.[5]

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Charlie Rangel was re-elected to the United States House for a twenty first term. He defeated Michel J. Faulkner (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket), Craig Schley (Independence, Vote People Change), and Roger Calero (Socialist Worker).[6]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 15 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles B. Rangel Incumbent 72.4% 91,225
     Blank/Scattering 10.8% 13,617
     Republican Michel J. Faulkner 9.3% 11,754
     Independence, Vote People Change Craig Schley 6.2% 7,803
     Socialist Worker Roger Calero 1.3% 1,647
Total Votes 126,046

See also

References