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Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature_requirements_and_deadlines_for_2012_U.S._Congress_elections|signature filing deadline]] June 12, 2012. On January 27, 2012, [[judgepedia:Gary Sharpe|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.<ref>[http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/judge-moves-congressional-primary-date-to-june/ ''New York Times'' "Judge Moves Congressional Primary Date to June," January 27, 2012]</ref>
 
Candidates wishing to run must file by the [[Signature_requirements_and_deadlines_for_2012_U.S._Congress_elections|signature filing deadline]] June 12, 2012. On January 27, 2012, [[judgepedia:Gary Sharpe|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.<ref>[http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/27/judge-moves-congressional-primary-date-to-june/ ''New York Times'' "Judge Moves Congressional Primary Date to June," January 27, 2012]</ref>
  
Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Nan Hayworth]] (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010.
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Heading into the election the incumbent is [[Nan Hayworth]] (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010. Due to [[Redistricting in New York|redistricting]], Hayworth is running in the redrawn [[New York's 18th congressional district elections, 2012|18th district]], and [[New York's 20th congressional district elections, 2012|20th district]] incumbent [[Chris Gibson]] is running in the new 19th.
  
 
==Candidates==
 
==Candidates==
 
{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
 
{{bluedot}} <u>'''Democratic Primary'''</u>
:* [[Rich Becker]]: Cardiologist, town councilman<ref name="dems">[http://www.politickerny.com/2011/07/27/democrat-emerges-to-take-on-nan-hayworth/ ''PolitickerNY'' "Democrat emerges to take on Nan Hayworth," Accessed December 23, 2011]</ref>
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:* [[Joel Tyner]]: Dutchess County legislator<ref>[http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/77633/already-joel-tyner-for-congress/ ''Capitol Confidential'' "Already, Joel Tyner for Congress," Accessed December 23, 2011]</ref>
:* [[Matt Alexander]]: Mayor of Wrappinger Falls<ref>[http://www.politickerny.com/2011/11/10/hayworth-opponent-officially-declares-campaign/ ''PolitickerNY'' "Hayworth opponent officially declares campaign," November 10, 2011]</ref>
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:* [[Tom Wilson]]: Mayor of Tuxedo Park<ref>[http://wilson19.com/archives/456 ''Tom Wilson campaign site'' "Wilson announces campaign for New York's 19th congressional district," January 17, 2012]</ref>
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{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
 
{{reddot}} <u>'''Republican Primary'''</u>
:* [[Nan Hayworth]]: ''Incumbent''<ref name="dems"/>
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:* [[Chris Gibson]]: ''20th district incumbent''
  
 
==Impact of redistricting==
 
==Impact of redistricting==

Revision as of 23:24, 11 April 2012

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New York's 19th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Chris Gibson Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Nan Hayworth Republican Party
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New York U.S. House Elections
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2012 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 6, 2012.
This is the 19th 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 Nan Hayworth (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010. Due to redistricting, Hayworth is running in the redrawn 18th district, and 20th district incumbent Chris Gibson is running in the new 19th.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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 home one of the top 10 redistricting battles in the nation.[3]

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Nan Hayworth was elected to the United States House. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets. She defeated John J. Hall (D).[4]

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

See also

References