New York's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

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The 9th congressional district of New York will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

This is the 9th congressional district prior to the 2011 redistricting.

Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline June 12, 2012. The primary elections will be held on September 11, 2012.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Bob Turner (R), who was first elected to the House in 2011.

Candidates

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

  • No candidates have declared an intent to run yet.

Republican Party Republican Primary

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in New York

Following the results of the 2010 Census, New York lost two congressional seats, bringing its total number of representatives down from 29 to 27. A new map has yet to be finalized, but the 9th district has been anticipated to be one of the ones eliminated.[1]

According to a report in the Washington Post political blog "The Fix," New York is one of the top 10 redistricting battles in the nation.[2]

District history

2011

On September 13, 2011, Bob Turner won a special election to the United States House.

See also

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