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:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in New York, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[United States Senate elections in New York, 2012]]''
  
Long ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[New York]]. She sought the nomination on the Republican ticket and also ran as a Conservative. She defeated U.S. Rep. [[Bob Turner]] and Nassau County Comptroller [[George Maragos]] in the June 26 Republican primary. She was defeated by incumbent [[Kirsten Gillibrand]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "List of Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," April 23, 2012]</ref>
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Long ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[New York]]. She sought the nomination on the Republican ticket and also ran as a Conservative. She defeated U.S. Rep. [[Bob Turner]] and Nassau County Comptroller [[George Maragos]] in the June 26 Republican primary. She was defeated by incumbent [[Kirsten Gillibrand]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'', "List of Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," April 23, 2012]</ref>
  
Long and Maragos have took the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner did not take a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner stated that he was better prepared to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.<ref name="nyt">[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/nyregion/bob-turner-wendy-long-and-george-maragos-debate.html ''New York Times'' "G.O.P. Senate Hopefuls Compete in a TV Debate," June 17, 2012]</ref> Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.<ref name="nyt"/>
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Long and Maragos have took the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner did not take a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner stated that he was better prepared to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.<ref name="nyt">[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/18/nyregion/bob-turner-wendy-long-and-george-maragos-debate.html ''New York Times'', "G.O.P. Senate Hopefuls Compete in a TV Debate," June 17, 2012]</ref> Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.<ref name="nyt"/>
  
Polls had Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos.<ref name="mar">[http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20120624/NEWS03/706249861/-1/news ''Watertown Daily Times'' "In north country stop, Maragos touts conservatism, visits to region," June 24, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://cookpolitical.com/charts/senate/raceratings_2012-03-22_12-09-22.php ''Cook Political Report'', "2012 SENATE RACE RATINGS," May 31, 2012]</ref>
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Polls had Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos.<ref name="mar">[http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20120624/NEWS03/706249861/-1/news ''Watertown Daily Times'', "In north country stop, Maragos touts conservatism, visits to region," June 24, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://cookpolitical.com/charts/senate/raceratings_2012-03-22_12-09-22.php ''Cook Political Report'', "2012 SENATE RACE RATINGS," May 31, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Wendy Long was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from New York.

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2012

See also: United States Senate elections in New York, 2012

Long ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing New York. She sought the nomination on the Republican ticket and also ran as a Conservative. She defeated U.S. Rep. Bob Turner and Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos in the June 26 Republican primary. She was defeated by incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Long and Maragos have took the more conservative stance compared to Turner. For example, Turner did not take a "no tax increases" pledge along with the other two. Turner stated that he was better prepared to compromise in order to get things accomplished in Washington.[2] Maragos has also criticized his opponents for not seeking to repeal New York's legalization of same-sex marriage.[2]

Polls had Turner and Long out ahead of Maragos.[3][4]

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