New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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New York's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Hakeem Jeffries 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 8th 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.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Hakeem Jeffries (D), who was first elected in 2012.

New York's 8th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Queens county.[4]

Candidates

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June 24, 2014, primary results

Conservative Party Conservative Primary


Democratic Party Democratic Primary


Working Families Party Working Families Primary


District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Hakeem Jeffries (D) won election to the United States House. He defeated Alan Bellone in the general election.

U.S. House, New York District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHakeem Jeffries 77.9% 184,038
     Republican Alan Bellone 7.5% 17,650
     Green Colin Beavan 1% 2,441
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 13.6% 32,163
Total Votes 236,292
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jerrold Nadler was re-elected to the United States House for a seventh term. He defeated Susan L. Kone (R who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket).[6]

This is the 8th congressional district prior to the 2011 redistricting.
U.S. House, New York Congressional District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerrold Nadler Incumbent 69.1% 98,839
     Republican Susan L. Kone 22.4% 31,996
     Blank/Scattering 8.6% 12,291
Total Votes 143,126

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