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New York's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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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 has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

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.[1]

Candidates

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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.[6]

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).[7]

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

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