New York's 17th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 17th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Nita Lowey 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 17th 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 Nita Lowey (D), who was first elected in 1988.

New York's 17th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and parts of Westchester and Rockland counties.[7]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Conservative Party Conservative Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary


Disqualified


District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Nita Lowey (D) won re-election to the United States House. She ran in the 17th district due to redistricting in 2011. She defeated Joe Carvin in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 17 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNita Lowey Incumbent 57.6% 171,417
     Republican Joe Carvin 30.9% 91,899
     Independent Francis Morganthaler 0.9% 2,771
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 31,292
Total Votes 297,379
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Eliot Engel was re-elected to the United States House for a twelfth term. He defeated Anthony Mele (R), and York J. Kleinhandler (Conservative).[9]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 17 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEliot L. Engel Incumbent 68.5% 95,346
     Republican Anthony Mele 21.4% 29,792
     Blank/Scattering 6% 8,327
     Conservative York J. Kleinhandler 4.1% 5,661
Total Votes 139,126

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