New York's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Gregory Meeks Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Gregory Meeks Democratic Party
Gregory W. Meeks.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

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

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

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The 5th 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 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.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: New York elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Gregory Meeks (D), who was first elected in 1998.

New York's 5th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes part of Queens.[4]


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June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Campaign contributions

Gregory Meeks

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Meek’s reports.[7]

Gregory Meeks (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$27,719.37$73,458.86$(67,471.05)$33,707.18
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$33,707.18$160,796.74$(101,616.55)$92,887.37
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$92,887.37$98,806.86$(98,617.65)$93,076.58
Year-End Quarterly[11]December 31, 2013$93,076$82,840$(83,687)$84,548
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$84,548.82$86,576.50$(101,822.82)$69,302.50
Pre-Primary[13]June 12, 2014$69,302.50$118,065.32$(109,766.56)$77,601.26
July Quarterly[14]July 15, 2014$77,601.26$69,012.01$(37,931.54)$108,681.73
October Quarterly[15]October 15, 2014$108,681.73$209,380.56$(111,935.88)$206,126.41
Pre-General[16]October 23, 2014$206,126.41$28,450.00$(29,605.33)$204,971.08
Running totals

District history


On November 6, 2012, Gregory Meeks (D) won re-election to the United States House. He ran in the 5th District due to redistricting. He defeated Allan Jennings Jr. in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory Meeks Incumbent 74.8% 167,835
     Republican Allan Jennings Jr. 8% 17,875
     Libertarian Catherine Wark 0.6% 1,345
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 16.7% 37,453
Total Votes 224,508
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Gary Ackerman was re-elected to the United States House for a fifteenth term. He defeated James Milano (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket), and Elizabeth Berney (Tax Revolt).[17]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 5 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGary Ackerman Incumbent 59.7% 72,239
     Republican James Milano 34.3% 41,493
     Blank/Scattering 5.3% 6,396
     Tax Revolt Elizabeth Berney 0.7% 798
Total Votes 120,926

See also

External links


  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. New York Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed September 25, 2012
  5. New York State Board of Elections, "2014 General Election Candidate List," accessed October 29, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 14, 2014
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks Summary Report," accessed July 30, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks April Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 11, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks Pre-Primary," accessed October 23, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks July Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks October Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Gregory Meeks Pre-General," accessed October 23, 2014
  17. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"