New York's 1st congressional district elections, 2012
The 1st congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline June 12, 2012. The primary elections will be held on September 11, 2012.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Tim Bishop (D), who was first elected to the House in 2002.
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 one of the top 10 redistricting battles in the nation.
|U.S. House, New York Congressional District 1 General Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Tim Bishop Incumbent||48.7%||98,316|
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- ↑ The Hill "NY Rep. Bishop asks for $100 to attend campaign kickoff," Accessed December 22, 2011
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Times Beacon Record "Randy Altschuler, George Demos to run for Congress," Accessed December 22, 2011
- ↑ Washington Post, "The Fix," "Redistricting battles hit a fever pitch," June 3, 2011
- ↑ U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"