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Revision as of 14:28, 28 April 2014

2012

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New York's 23rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tom Reed Republican 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 23rd Congressional District of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
April 14, 2014
June 24, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: 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]

Voter registration: To vote in the federal primary, voters had to register by May 30, 2014. To vote in the state primary, voters must register by August 15, 2014.[4]

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Tom Reed (R), who was first elected in 2010.

New York's 23rd Congressional District is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Steuben, Yates, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins and Chemung counties and parts of Ontario and Tioga counties.[5]

Candidates

General election candidates


June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Conservative Party Conservative Primary


Independence Party of America Independence Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary

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Campaign contributions

Tom Reed

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Reed’s reports.[8]

Tom Reed (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]May 16, 2013$115,517.97$229,008.61$(97,935.81)$246,590.77
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$246,590.77$450,719.64$(157,344.31)$539,966.10
October Quarterly[11]October 15, 2013$539,966.10$554,293.68$(182,377.52)$911,882.26
Year-End Quarterly[12]December 31, 2013$911,882$242,669$(246,548)$918,446
April Quarterly[13]April 15, 2014$918,446.68$392,247.37$(235,234.36)$1,075,459.69
Running totals
$1,868,938.3$(919,440)

Martha Robertson

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Robertson's reports.[14]

Martha Robertson (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[15]July 15, 2013$0.00$278,049.34$(30,105.48)$247,943.86
October Quarterly[16]October 15, 2013$247,943.86$175,278.16$(47,894.72)$375,327.30
Year-End[17]January 31, 2014$375,327.30$273,623.70$(89,279.64)$559,671.36
April Quarterly[18]April 15, 2014$559,671.36$330,366.06$(76,526.64)$813,510.78
Running totals
$1,057,317.26$(243,806.48)

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Martha Robertson is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, which is designed to provide early support to top-tier Democratic challengers.[19]

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Tom Reed (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 23rd District due to redistricting in 2011. He defeated Nate Shinagawa (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 23 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Reed Incumbent 49.2% 137,669
     Democratic Nate Shinagawa 45.6% 127,535
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 5.2% 14,592
Total Votes 279,796
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Bill Owens won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Matthew Dohney (R) and Douglas Hoffman (Conservative) in the general election.[20]

U.S. House, New York District 23 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Owens incumbent 45.1% 82,232
     Republican Matthew A. Doheny 44% 80,237
     Conservative Douglas L. Hoffman 5.8% 10,507
     Blank/Scattering N/A 5.2% 9,534
Total Votes 182,510

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 Board of Elections Website, "Register to Vote," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. New York Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 14, 2014
  7. 7.0 7.1 Ithaca Journal, "Greens claim 'dirty tricks'," accessed May 19, 2014
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed Summary Report," accessed July 30, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed April Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 13, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Tom Reed April Quarterly," accessed April 28, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Martha Robertson Summary Report," accessed April 28, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Martha Robertson July Quarterly," accessed April 28, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Martha Robertson October Quarterly," accessed April 28, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Martha Robertson Year-End," accessed April 28, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Martha Robertson April Quarterly," accessed April 28, 2014
  19. The Washington Post, "DCCC adds nine names to program for top recruits," September 9, 2013
  20. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013