New York's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 27th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Chris Collins Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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


New York U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 27th 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 Chris Collins (R), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 27th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming and Livingston counties and parts of Ontario, Monroe and Erie counties.[7]

Candidates

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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

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Chris Collins (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated Kathy Hochul in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 27 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Collins 48.9% 161,220
     Democratic Kathy Hochul Incumbent 47.4% 156,219
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 3.7% 12,329
Total Votes 329,768
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Brian Higgins was re-elected to the United States House for a fourth term. He defeated Leonard A. Roberto (R who also ran on the Conservative, Taxpayers ticket).[9]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 27 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Higgins Incumbent 57.8% 119,085
     Republican Leonard A. Roberto 37.1% 76,320
     Blank/Scattering 5.1% 10,492
Total Votes 205,897

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