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New York's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Grace Meng Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Grace Meng Democratic Party

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 6th 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 Grace Meng (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 6th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Queens county.[7]


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June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Working Families Party Working Families Primary

Campaign contributions

Grace Meng

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Meng’s reports.[9]

Grace Meng (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$64,599.19$138,851.86$(82,761.26)$120,689.79
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$120,689.79$104,168.00$(45,623.27)$179,234.52
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$179,234.52$35,769.91$(39,690.66)$175,313.77
Year-End Quarterly[13]December 31, 2013$175,313$148,682$(46,833)$276,713
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$276,713.02$240,860.10$(59,344.34)$458,228.78
Pre-Primary[15]June 12, 2014$458,228.78$113,498.26$(158,428.54)$413,298.50
July Quarterly[16]July 15, 2014$413,298.50$138,480.00$(32,919.25)$518,859.25
October Quarterly[17]October 15, 2014$518,859.25$78,475.00$(77,502.99)$519,831.26
Running totals

District history


On November 6, 2012, Grace Meng (D) won election to the United States House. She defeated Daniel Halloran in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Meng 59.6% 111,499
     Republican Daniel Halloran 27.2% 50,845
     Green Evergreen Chou 1% 1,913
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 12.1% 22,675
Total Votes 186,932
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Gregory W. Meeks was re-elected to the United States House for a seventh term. He defeated Asher E. Taub (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket).[18]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGregory W. Meeks Incumbent 76.3% 85,096
     Blank/Scattering 13.1% 14,651
     Republican Asher E. Taub 10.6% 11,826
Total Votes 111,573

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. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  6. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  7. New York Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 31, 2012
  8. 8.0 8.1 New York Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng Summary Report," accessed July 30, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng April Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng July Quarterly," accessed July 30, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng October Quarterly," accessed October 28, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng Year-End Quarterly," accessed February 11, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng April Quarterly," accessed April 24, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng Pre-Primary," accessed October 23, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng July Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Grace Meng October Quarterly," accessed October 23, 2014
  18. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"