Stephen Labate

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Stephen Labate
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 3
Bachelor'sSt. John’s University
ProfessionFinancial advisor
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Stephen Labate was a 2012 Tax Revolt, Republican and Conservative Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]


Labate is a U.S. Army reservist and financial planning advisor.[2]


Campaign themes


One of Labate's main campaign issues was repealing Obamacare.[2]

According to his website, his platform included the following themes[3]:

  • Lower taxes, particularly on small businesses
  • Maintain U.S. military strength
  • Reduce the federal debt and curtail deficit spending



See also: New York's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Labate ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 3rd District. He sought the nomination on the Tax Revolt, Republican and Conservative tickets and was unopposed in the June 26th primary. Robert Previdi did not appear on the ballot.[4] Labate lost to incumbent Steve Israel (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][5]

U.S. House, New York District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Israel Incumbent 51.5% 157,602
     Republican Stephen Labate 36.9% 113,021
     Libertarian Michael McDermott 0.5% 1,641
     Independent Anthony Tolda 0.1% 366
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 11% 33,644
Total Votes 306,274
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Labate's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Labate lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Labate's campaign committee raised a total of $284,948 and spent $291,799.[6]


Labate and his wife have two children.[7]

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