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Wendy Long

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Wendy Long
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U.S. Senate, New York
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Wendy Long was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from New York.



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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