New York's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 18th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Sean Maloney Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Lean D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Toss Up[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely D[3]


New York U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 18th 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 Sean Maloney (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 18th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Orange and Putnam counties and parts of Westchester and Putnam counties..[7]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Conservative Party Conservative Primary


Independence Party of America Independence Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Disqualified


Race background

Incumbent Sean Maloney (D) is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[19]

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Sean Maloney (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated Nan Hayworth in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean Maloney 48.7% 143,845
     Republican Nan Hayworth Incumbent 45% 133,049
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6.3% 18,542
Total Votes 295,436
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Nita Lowey was re-elected to the United States House for a twelfth term. She defeated Jim Russell (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket).[20]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 18 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNita M. Lowey Incumbent 61.7% 115,619
     Republican Jim Russell 33% 61,845
     Blank/Scattering 5.3% 9,900
Total Votes 187,364

See also

External links

References

  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. New York Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  8. Daily Kos, "NY-18," accessed May 21, 2013
  9. Journal News, "Nan Hayworth considers rematch with Sean Maloney," accessed May 21, 2013
  10. Daily Kos, "NY-18," accessed May 21, 2013
  11. Journal News, "Nan Hayworth considers rematch with Sean Maloney," accessed May 21, 2013
  12. The Green Papers, "NY01 Candidate List," accessed January 30, 2014
  13. Daily Kos, "NY-18," accessed May 21, 2013
  14. Journal News, "Nan Hayworth considers rematch with Sean Maloney," accessed May 21, 2013
  15. The Green Papers, "NY01 Candidate List," accessed January 30, 2014
  16. The Green Papers, "NY01 Candidate List," accessed January 30, 2014
  17. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 15, 2014
  18. Jewish Political News and Updates, "NY18 – Hayworth and Maloney To Face Off In June Primary For The Independence Party Line," accessed May 19, 2014
  19. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"