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On November 2, 2010, Chris Gibson was elected to the [[United States House]]. He defeated Scott Murphy ([[Democratic|D]]), Blank/Scattering, and the [[Conservative Party]] candidate.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
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On November 2, 2010, [[Chris Gibson]] was elected to the [[United States House]]. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] ticket. He defeated Scott Murphy ([[Democratic|D]]).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
  
 
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|winner1 = Chris Gibson
 
|winner1 = Chris Gibson
 
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|candidate2 = Scott Murphy
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Revision as of 00:17, 31 December 2011

The 20th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

This is the 20th congressional district prior to the 2011 redistricting.

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 Chris Gibson (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

  • No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

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.[2]

District history

2010

On November 2, 2010, Chris Gibson was elected to the United States House. He also ran on the Conservative Party ticket. He defeated Scott Murphy (D).[3]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 20 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Gibson 53.2% 130,178
     Democratic Scott Murphy 43.7% 107,075
     Blank/Scattering 3.1% 7,515
Total Votes 244,768

See also

References