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

Biography

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

Labate ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing 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 6th, 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

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Labate's reports.

Stephen Labate Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2012$50,034.40$53,725$(25,556.12)$78,203.28
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2012$73,528.54$32,464.50$(5,683.62)$100,309.42
Running totals
$86,189.5$(31,239.74)

Personal

Labate and his wife have two children.[8]

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