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NEW YORK

Your complete directory of New York candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Federal Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): April 24, 2014
State Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): July 11, 2014
Filing Deadline (Independents): August 2014
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): September 2014
Federal Office Primary: June 24, 2014
State Office Primary: September 9, 2014

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Hillary Clinton - 2000

POLITICAL PARTY LEGEND:
(D) = Democrat • (R) = Republican • (C) = Conservative • (CNST) = Constitution
(G) = Green • (IP) = Independence Party • (I) = Independent/No Party
(L) = Liberal • (Libt) = Libertarian • (NL) = Natural Law • (RTL) = Right to Life
(SWP) = Socialist Workers • (WF) = Working Families

Note: New York law permits "fusion" candidates (i.e., individuals who
concurrently seek an office as a candidate of more than one party).

This page was last updated on July 25, 2014.

STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor nominees run together on tickets in the General Election.)
Andrew Cuomo (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Randy Credico (D) - Comedian, Drug Legalization Activist & Frequent Candidate
Racquel McPherson (D)
Sam Sloan (D) - Chess Journalist, Ex-Stockbroker, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate

Zephyr Teachout (D) - Law School Professor, Attorney & Progressive Activist
Rob Astorino (R/C) - Westchester County Executive & Ex-Mt Pleasant School Board Member
Howie Hawkins (Green) - Green Party US Co-Founder, UPS Worker, USMC Veteran & Frequent Candidate

Michael McDermott (Libertarian) -
Ex-Hauppauge School Board President & Real Estate Broker
John Studer (SWP) - Trotskyist Political Organizer & '13 NYC Comptroller Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Draft Thomas Dewey for Governor

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Bob Duffy (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Kathy Hochul (D/IP/WF) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-Erie County Clerk & Ex-Hamburg Town Councilwoman
Nenad Bach (D) - Musician & Peace Activist
Tim Wu (D) - Law School Professor
Chris Moss (R/C) - Chemung County Sheriff
Brian Jones (Green) - Teacher & Progressive Activist
Chris Edes (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair & IT Consultant

STATE COMPTROLLER:
Tom DiNapoli (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Geeta Rankoth (D) - Bank Accountant
Bob Antonacci (R/C) - Onondaga County Comptroller, Attorney & Accountant
Theresa Portelli (Green) - Ex-Albany School Board Member, Retired Civil Servant & '13 Albany Mayor Candidate
John Clifton (Libertarian) - Ex-State Party Chair, Social Worker, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Eric Schneiderman (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Neil Grimaldi (D) - Attorney, Ex-State Legislative Aide & '13 NYC Mayor Candidate
John Cahill (R/C) - Ex-Gubernatorial Chief of Staff, Ex-State Envir. Conservation Commissioner & Attorney
Ramon Jimenez (Green) - Attorney
Carl Person (Libertarian) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate

Eliot Spitzer for Attorney General


STATE LEGISLATURE:

State Assembly (Republican Caucus)

State Senate
(Democratic Caucus)

Alan Hevesi for Comptroller


U.S. SENATOR:

Chuck Schumer (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.

Jim Buckley - 1976

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Tim Bishop (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Lee Zeldin (R/C) - State Sen., Attorney, Army Veteran & '08 Nominee
Jason Storm (Green)

District 2:
Pete King (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Pat Maher (D) - Non-Profit Group Executive
Will Stevenson (Green) - '13 Suffolk County Legislator Nominee

Carter-Mondale & Elaine Horowitz 1976

District 3:
Steve Israel (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Grant Lally (R/C/Libt) - Attorney & '94/'96 Nominee

District 4:
[ Carolyn McCarthy (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Kathleen Rice (D/WF) - Nassau County District Attorney
Bruce Blakeman (R/C/IP) - Ex-Nassau County Legislator, Attorney, '98 State Comptroller Nominee & '10 US Sen. Candidate

District 5:
Gregory Meeks (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Nate Lawrence (Independent)
Allen Steinhardt (Independent)

Raymond McGrath

District 6:
Grace Meng (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Nydia Velazquez (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Jose Luis Fernandez (R) - Businessman & Community Activist
Allan Romaguera (C) - Frequent Candidate

District 8:
Hakeem Jeffries (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Alan Bellone (C) - Businessman, '12 Nominee & '10 State Assembly Nominee

District 9:
Yvette Clarke (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Daniel Cavanagh (C) - '12 Nominee

Bertram Podell

District 10:
Jerrold Nadler (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Ross Brady (C) - Attorney, Conservative Activist & '13 Supreme Court Candidate
Kins Jeroboan (Independent) - Pastor & Security Company CEO

District 11:
Michael Grimm (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Domenic Recchia (D/WF) - NYC Councilman, Ex-Community School Board Member & Attorney
Hank Bardel (Green) - Retired City Parks Department Supervisor & Frequent Candidate
Richard Bell (Libertarian)

District 12:
Carolyn Maloney (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Nick Di Iorio (R/C/IP) - Pharmaceutical Company Financial Contractor & Ex-Catholic Seminarian

Congressman Floyd Flake

District 13:
Charlie Rangel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Daniel Vila Rivera (Green)
Kenneth Schaeffer (WF)

District 14:
Joe Crowley (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Elizabeth Perri (C) - Marketing Executive & '12 State Sen. Nominee

District 15:
Jose Serrano (D/WF)*
Eduardo Ramirez (C)
Bill Edstrom (Green) - Auditor & '12 State Assembly Nominee

John V Lindsay for NYC Mayor 1965

District 16:
Eliot Engel (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)

District 17:
Nita Lowey (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Chris Day (R/C) - Venture Capitalist & Iraq/Afghan War Veteran

District 18:
Sean Patrick Maloney (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Nan Hayworth (R/C/IP) - Ex-Congresswoman & Ophthalmologist
Scott Smith (Independent) - Ex-Middletown Town Councilman & Teacher

Bella Abzug for NYC Mayor - 1977

District 19:
Chris Gibson (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Sean Eldridge (D/WF) - Venture Capitalist & LGBT Activist

District 20:
Paul Tonko (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Fischer (R/C) - Businessman

District 21:
[ Bill Owens (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Aaron Woolf (D/WF) - Documentary Filmmaker & Organic Grocery Store Owner
Elise Stefanik (R/C) - Ex-Bush White House Aide & Businesswoman
Matt Funiciello (Green) - Bakery Owner & Progressive Activist
Matt Doheny (IP) - Withdrew, but name remains on ballot.

Jim Walsh for Congress

District 22:
Richard Hanna (R/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Claudia Tenney (C) - State Assemblywoman, Attorney & Radio Show Host

District 23:
Tom Reed (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Martha Robertson (D/WF) - Tompkins County Legislator

District 24:
Dan Maffei (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
John Katko (R/C/IP) - Attorney

George Pataki & Amo Houghton

District 25:
Louise Slaughter (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Assini (R/C) - Gates Town Supervisor, Marketing Manager & Financial Analyst
Tim Dean (Independent) - Truck Driver & USMC Veteran

District 26:
Brian Higgins (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Kathy Weppner (R/C) - Radio Show Host & Ex-TV News Editor

District 27:
Chris Collins (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim O'Donnell (D/WF) - Police Officer & Attorney


Al Lewis for Governor - Green Party

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Conservative Party of New York State
Constitution Party of New York
New York State Democratic Party
Green Party of New York State
Independence Party of New York
Liberal Party of New York
Libertarian Party of New York
Rent Is Too Damn High Party
New York State Republican Party
New York Right To Life Party
Socialist Party of New York
Socialist Workers Party of New York
Working Families Party


Women for Rudy Giuliani

STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

State Board of Elections


Howard Samuels for Governor

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Albany Times Union
Amsterdam Recorder
Buffalo Artvoice (Alternative)
Buffalo News
Buzzsaw Haircut (Ithaca College)
Capital Tonight
Chenango County Evening Sun
City Hall News
Daily Orange (Syracuse University)
East Hampton Independent
East Hampton Star
Elmira Star-Gazette
Empire Page Politics

Garza for Congress - Socialist Workers Party

Genesee Country Express
Glens Falls Post-Star
Gloversville Leader-Herald
Hamilton County News
Hillsdale Independent
Honeoye Falls Sentinel
Ithaca Times
LGNY (NYC - Gay & Lesbian)
Little Falls Evening Times
Livingston County Lake and Valley Clarion
LIPolitics.com (Long Island)

Mike Bloomberg for NYC Mayor 2005

Medina Journal-Register
Middletown Cable TV-6
Middletown Times-Herald Record
New York City Gotham Gazette
New York Daily News
New York Law Journal
New York Magazine
New York Newsday
- (Politics Section)
New York Observer
New York Post
New York Press (Alternative)
New York Times
- (Politics Section)
New York Village Voice
New York Wired
News-12 New York (Cablevision - Long Island/Bronx/Westchester)
NY1: News
Oswego Palladium-Times
Politicker.com
PoliticsWNY.com

Lenora Fulani for Governor

Rome Sentinel
Schenectady Daily Gazette
Smithtown News
Staten Island Advance
Sullivan County Democrat
Syracuse Post-Standard
- (Election News)
Syracuse New Times
Troy Record
Urban Elephants
Watertown Daily News
Westchester Today
WRBW TV-16 (WB - Rochester)

Nelson Rockefeller for Governor 1962

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