New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 26th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Brian Higgins Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 26th 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.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Brian Higgins (D), who was first elected in 2004.

New York's 26th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes part of Erie County.[7]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary


Conservative Party Conservative Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Disqualified


District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Brian Higgins (D) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 26th district due to redistricting. He defeated Michael Madigan in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 26 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins Incumbent 69.7% 212,588
     Republican Michael Madigan 23.5% 71,666
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 6.8% 20,707
Total Votes 304,961
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2011

On May 24, 2011, Kathy Hochul won a special election to represent New York's largely conservative 26th Congressional district. She defeated Republican Jane Corwin.[10]


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