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Hillary Clinton - 2000

Federal Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): April 12, 2018
State Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): July 12, 2018
Filing Deadline (Independents): July 31, 2018
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): August 6, 2018
Federal Office Primary: June 26, 2018
State Office Primary: September 13, 2018
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on October 6, 2018


(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the General Election.)

Andrew Cuomo (D/IP/WF/WEP)* - (Campaign Site)
& Kathy Hochul (D/IP/WF/WEP)*
- (Campaign Site)

Marc Molinaro (R/C/REF) - Dutchess County Executive, Ex-County Legislator & Ex-Tivoli Mayor
& Julie Killian (R/C/REF) - Ex-Rye City Councilwoman, Anti-Drugs Activist & '16 St Sen Nominee

Howie Hawkins (G) - Green Party Co-Founder, Retired Teamster, USMC Veteran & Frequent Candidate
& Jia Lee (G) - Teacher & Labor Union Activist

Larry Sharpe (L) - Business Consultant, USMC Veteran & '16 VP Candidate
& Andrew Hollister (L) - IT Consultant & '17 Rochester City Council Candidate

Stephanie Miner (SAM) - Ex-Syracuse Mayor, Ex-State Democratic Chair & Attorney

& Michael Volpe (SAM) - Pelham Mayor, Attorney & Republican

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Draft Thomas Dewey for Governor

Tom DiNapoli (D/IP/REF/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Jonathan Trichter (R/C) - Investment Banker & Ex-Democrat
Mark Dunlea (G) - Ex-Poestenkill Town Councilor, Environmental Activist & Frequent Candidate
Cruger Gallaudet (L) - Ex-Tuckahoe School Board Member & Businessman

[ Barbara Underwood (D)* - Not a Candidate in 2018. ]
Tish James (D/IP/WF) - NYC Public Advocate, Ex-NYC Councilwoman & Attorney
Keith Wofford (R/C) - Attorney & Ex-Securities Analyst
Michael Sussman (G) - Ex-Chester Town Councilor, Attorney & '01 County Exec Candidate
Chris Garvey (L) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate
Nancy Sliwa (REF) - Attorney, Guardian Angels Legal Advisor & Cat Rescue Activist
Jacob Perasso (SWP/Write-In) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate

Eliot Spitzer for Attorney General


State Assembly (Republican Caucus)

State Senate
(Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

Alan Hevesi for Comptroller


Kirsten Gillibrand (D/IP/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Chele Farley (R/C/REF) - Financial Executive & NYC GOP Finance Chair
Margaret Trowe (SWP/Write-In) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate

Jim Buckley - 1976

Chuck Schumer (D)* - (Senate Leadership Site) - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


District 1:
Lee Zeldin (R/C/IP/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Perry Gershon (D) - Lending Corporation Executive
Kate Browning (WEP) - Withdrew, but name remains on ballot.
Patricia Latzman (WF) - Attorney

District 2:
Pete King (R/C/IP/REF/TR)* - (Campaign Site)
Liuba Grechen Shirley (D/WF/WEP) - Business Consultant & Democratic Activist

Carter-Mondale & Elaine Horowitz 1976

District 3:
Tom Suozzi (D/IP/REF/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Dan DeBono (R/C) - Investment Banker, Ex-Stock Trader & Navy Veteran

District 4:
Kathleen Rice (D/WEP)* - (Campaign Site)
Ameer Benno (R/C/REF) - Attorney

District 5:
Gregory Meeks (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Raymond McGrath

District 6:
Grace Meng (D/REF/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Hillgardner (Green) - Attorney

District 7:
Nydia Velazquez (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Joseph Lieberman (C)
Jeff Kurzon (REF) - Attorney & '14/'16 Candidate 

District 8:
Hakeem Jeffries (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Ernest Johnson (C)
- Frequent Candidate
Jessica White (REF)

District 9:
Yvette Clarke (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Lutchi Gayot (R/C) - Shop Owner
Joel Azumah (REF) - Bus Company Owner, Civil Engineer & '14/'16 Candidate

Bertram Podell

District 10:
Jerrold Nadler (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Naomi Levin (R/C/REF) - Software Engineer

District 11:
Dan Donovan (R/C/IP/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Max Rose (D/WEP/WF) - Healthcare Executive & Afghan War Veteran
Hank Bardel (G) - Retired City Parks Department Supervisor & Frequent Candidate

District 12:
Carolyn Maloney (D/REF/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Eliot Rabin (R) - Businessman & Army Veteran
Scott Hutchins (G) - Office Worker, '17 NYC Council Candidate & '16 St Assembly Candidate

Congressman Floyd Flake

District 13:
Adriano Espaillat (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Jineea Butler (R/REF) - Hip Hop Music Analyst

District 14:
[ Joe Crowley (D)* - Lost Primary for Renomination in 2018 - Name Remains on Ballot as WEP/WF Nominee. ]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) - Businesswoman & Socialist Activist
Anthony Pappas (R) - College Professor & Economist
Elizabeth Perri (C) - Marketing Executive, '14 Nominee & '12 State Sen Nominee

District 15:
Jose Serrano (D/WF)*
Jason Gonzalez (R/C)

John V Lindsay for NYC Mayor 1965

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

District 17:
Nita Lowey (D/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Ciardullo (REF) - IT Professional

District 18:
Sean Patrick Maloney (D/IP/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
James O'Donnell (R/C/REF) - Orange County Legislator & Retired State Police Commander

Bella Abzug for NYC Mayor - 1977

District 19:
John Faso (R/C/IP/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Antonio Delgado (D/WEP/WF) - Attorney
Steve Greenfield (G) - Ex-New Paltz School Board Member & Musician
Diane Neal (I) - Actress

District 20:
Paul Tonko (D/REF/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Vitollo (R) - Nurse, '16 Nominee & '15 Albany County Executive Nominee

District 21:
Elise Stefanik (R/C/IP/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Tedra Cobb (D/WEP/WF) - Ex-St. Lawrence County Legislator & Businesswoman
Lynn Kahn (G) - Psychologist & '16 Pres. Candidate

Jim Walsh for Congress

District 22:
Claudia Tenney (R/C/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Anthony Brindisi (D/IP/WEP/WF) - State Assemblyman, Ex-School Board Member & Attorney

District 23:
Tom Reed (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Tracy Mitrano (D/WEP/WF) - Cyber Security Consultant & Ex-University Dean

District 24:
John Katko (R/C/IP/REF)* - (Campaign Site)
Dana Balter (D/WEP/WF) - College Professor & Progressive Activist

George Pataki & Amo Houghton

District 25:
[ Louise Slaughter (D)* - Died March 16, 2018. ]
Joe Morelle (D/IP/WEP/WF) - State Assembly Majority Leader & Ex-Monroe County Legislator
Jim Maxwell (R/C/REF) - Neurosurgeon

District 26:
Brian Higgins (D/WEP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Renee Zeno (R) - Title Company Owner

District 27:
Chris Collins (R/C/IP)*(Campaign Site)
Nate McMurray (D/WEP/WF) - Grand Island Town Supervisor & Attorney

Larry Piegza (REF) - Businessman & Ex-Republican


Conservative Party of New York State (C)
Constitution Party of New York (CNST)
New York State Democratic Party (D)
Green Party of New York State (G)
Independence Party of New York (IP)
Libertarian Party of New York (L)
New York Prohibition Party (P)
New York Reform Party (REF)
New York State Republican Party (R)
New York Right To Life Party (RTL)
Rent Is Too Damn High Party (RTDH)
Socialist Party of New York (SOC)
Serve America Movement Party (SAM)
Socialist Workers Party of New York (SWP)
Women's Equality Party (WEP)
Working Families Party (WF)

Al Lewis for Governor - Green Party


State Board of Elections

Women for Rudy Giuliani


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

Lenora Fulani for Governor

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
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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