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New York's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Nydia Velazquez Democratic 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 7th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

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.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Nydia Velazquez (D), who was first elected in 1992.

New York's 7th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Kings county.[1]

Candidates

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District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Nydia Velazquez (D) won re-election to the United States House. She ran in the 7th district as a result of redistricting. She defeated James Murray in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNydia Velazquez Incumbent 79% 141,322
     Conservative James Murray 4.4% 7,811
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 16.6% 29,692
Total Votes 178,825
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Joseph Crowley was re-elected to the United States House for a seventh term. He defeated Kenneth A. Reynolds (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket), and Anthony Gronowicz (Green).[3]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley Incumbent 72.7% 71,247
     Republican Kenneth A. Reynolds 16.5% 16,145
     Blank/Scattering 9.7% 9,541
     Green 1.1% 1,038
Total Votes 97,971

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