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Revision as of 12:37, 12 November 2013

2012

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New York's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tim Bishop Democratic Party
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New York U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st 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.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Tim Bishop (D), who was first elected in 2002.

New York's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Suffolk county.[4]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Conservative Party Conservative Primary


Green Party Green Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Independence Party of America Independence Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary



Campaign contributions

Tim Bishop

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Bishop’ reports.[12]

Tim Bishop (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[13]April 15, 2013$6,969.47$182,404.34$(43,888.05)$148,485.76
July Quarterly[14]July 15, 2013$145,485.76$284,610.87$(128,908.80)$301,187.83
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2013$301,187.83$253,966.90$(128,474.09)$426,680.64
Year-End Quarterly[16]December 31, 2013$426,680$278,011$(138,611)$565,456
April Quarterly[17]April 15, 2014$565,456.02$300,919.49$(144,312.65)$722,062.86
Running totals
$1,299,912.6$(584,194.59)

Race background

Incumbent Tim Bishop (R) 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.[18]

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Tim Bishop (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Randy Altschuler in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bishop Incumbent 49.3% 145,198
     Republican Randy Altschuler 44.7% 131,650
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6% 17,730
Total Votes 294,578
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tim Bishop was re-elected to the United States House for a fifth term. He defeated Randy Altschuler (Republican who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket).[19]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bishop Incumbent 48.7% 98,316
     Republican Randy Altschuler 48.4% 97,723
     Blank/Scattering 3% 5,968
Total Votes 202,007

See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. New York Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 31, 2012
  5. George Demos for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  6. Lee Zeldin for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  7. Lee Zeldin for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  8. New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 16, 2014
  9. Bishop for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  10. Bishop for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  11. Bishop for Congress, "Home," accessed March 11, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop Summary Report," accessed July 30, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop April Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 11, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Tim Bishop April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  18. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"