New York's 19th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 19th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Chris Gibson Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Chris Gibson Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Lean R[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Lean R[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Lean R[3]

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

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The 19th Congressional District of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 14, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: 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]

Voter registration: To vote in the federal primary, voters had to register by May 30, 2014. To vote in the state primary, voters had to register by August 15, 2014.[7]

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Chris Gibson (R), who was first elected in 2010.

New York's 19th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Sullivan, Ulster, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Greene and Columbia counties and parts of Montgomery, Rensselaer and Dutchess counties.[8]


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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

Campaign contributions

Chris Gibson

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Gibson’s reports.[10]

Chris Gibson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2013$15,015.92$134,856.3$(12,189.54)$137,682.68
July Quarterly[12]July 14, 2013$137,682.68$318,038.01$(24,734.12)$430,986.57
October Quarterly[13]October 15, 2013$430,986.57$260,126.41$(38,548.57)$652,564.41
Year-End Quarterly[14]December 31, 2013$652,564$263,733$(58,555)$863,338
April Quarterly[15]September 23, 2014$863,338.58$463,127.93$(88,717.77)$1,237,748.74
Pre-Primary[16]September 23, 2014$1,237,748.74$357,509.85$(109,440.09)$1,485,818.50
July Quarterly[17]September 23, 2014$1,485,818.50$461,788.57$(33,145.29)$1,914,461.78
October Quarterly[18]October 15, 2014$1,914,461.78$689,294.73$(918,522.58)$1,685,233.93
Pre-General[19]October 23, 2014$1,685,233.93$61,794.00$(514,776.19)$1,232,251.74
Running totals

District history

Candidate ballot access
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On November 6, 2012, Chris Gibson (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 19th District due to redistricting in 2011. He defeated Julian Schreibman in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 19 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Gibson Incumbent 49% 149,736
     Democratic Julian Schreibman 43.7% 133,567
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 7.4% 22,579
Total Votes 305,882
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Nan Hayworth won election to the United States House. She defeated John J. Hall (D) in the general election.[20]

U.S. House, New York District 19 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNan Hayworth 51% 109,956
     Democratic John J. Hall incumbent 45.8% 98,766
     Blank/Scattering 3.3% 7,016
Total Votes 215,738

See also

External links


  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 Board of Elections Website, "Register to Vote," accessed January 3, 2014
  8. New York Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed September 25, 2012
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 14, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Gibson’s Summary Report," accessed August 1, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson April Quarterly," accessed August 1st, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson April Quarterly," accessed October 27, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson Pre-Primary," accessed October 27, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson July Quarterly," accessed October 27, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson October Quarterly," accessed October 27, 2014
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Chris Gibson Pre-General," accessed October 27, 2014
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013