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Filing Deadline (Major Parties): April 2, 2020
Filing Deadline (Independents): May, 2020
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): May, 2020
Primary: June 23, 2020
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Andrew Cuomo (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Reed (R) - Congressman

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2022.

Nelson Rockefeller for Governor 1962

Kathy Hochul (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Tom DiNapoli (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Tish James (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Eliot Spitzer for Attorney General


State Assembly (Republican Caucus)

State Senate
(Democratic Caucus - Republican Caucus)

Alan Hevesi for Comptroller


Chuck Schumer (D)* - (Senate Leadership Site) - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) - Congresswoman & Democratic Socialist Activist

Sam Seder (D) - Radio Talk Show Host, Comedian, Actor & '20 Pres Candidate

Jim Buckley - 1976

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2024.


District 1:
Lee Zeldin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Greg Fischer (D) - Business Consultant, Ex-Volunteer Firefighter & Frequent Candidate
Bridget Fleming (D) - Suffolk County Legislator, Ex-Southampton Town Councilwoman & Attorney
Perry Gershon (D) - Lending Corporation Executive & '18 Nominee
Nancy Goroff (D) - College Professor & Chemist

Jack Harrington (D) - Attorney, Afghan War Veteran & '17 Brookhaven Supervisor Candidate

David Gokhshtein (IP) - Cryptocurrency Investor & Businessman
Luca Nascimbene (I)

District 2:
[ Pete King (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Trish Bergin (R) - Islip Town Councilwoman & Ex-TV News Reporter

Tom Croci (R) - Ex-State Sen., Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide & Afghan War Veteran
Joe DeStefano (R) - State Assemblyman & Firefighter
Chuck Fuschillo (R) - Ex-State Sen. & Alzheimer’s Foundation of America CEO

Andrew Garbarino (R) - State Assemblyman, Attorney & Businessman

James Kennedy (R) - Nassau County Legislator

Robert Kudler (R) - Investment Analyst
Nick LaLota (R) - Suffolk County Election Commissioner, Ex-Amityville Town Trustee & Navy Veteran
Mike LiPetri (R) - State Assemblyman & Attorney

Dave McDonough (R) - State Assemblyman, Retired Chamber of Commerce Executive & USAF Veteran
John Mikulin (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Nassau County Legislator & Attorney
Mary Kate Mullen (R) - Islip Town Councilwoman & Attorney
Joseph Saladino (R) - Oyster Bay Town Supervisor & Ex-State Assemblyman
Doug Smith (R) - State Assemblyman, Teacher, Website Designer & Ex-Legislative Aide
John Brooks (D) - State Sen., Ex-Seaford School Board Member & Insurance Executive

Johanna Ellerup (D) - Clinical Pharmacist
Kevin Gomez (D) - Attorney & Democratic Activist
Jackie Gordon (D) - Babylon Town Councilwoman, Retired Army Officer & Afghan War Veteran

DuWayne Gregory (D) - Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer. Army Veteran & '16/'18 Candidate
Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D) - State Assemblywoman & Economic Development Executive
Monica Martinez (D) - State Sen., Ex-Suffolk County Legislator & Educator

Pat Maher (D) - Attorney, Ex-Nonprofit Group Executive & '14 Nominee

Phil Ramos (D) - State Assemblyman & Retired Police Officer

Mike Sax (D) - Trump Impeachment Activist & '18 Candidate

Kevin Thomas (D) - State Sen. & Attorney

Carter-Mondale & Elaine Horowitz 1976

District 3:
Tom Suozzi (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Melanie D'Arrigo (D) - Nonprofit Group Executive & Democratic Activist
Michael Weinstock (D) - Attorney & Volunteer Firefighter
George Devolder-Santos (R) - Business Development Executive
Daniel Ross (I) - Administrative Assistant & Progressive Activist
Josh Sauberman (I) - Insurance Broker, Ex-UN Policy Analyst & '18 Candidate

District 4:
Kathleen Rice (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kevan Abrahams (D) - Nassau County Legislator, Ex-Congressional Aide & '14 Candidate
Siela Bynoe (D) - Nassau County Legislator & Housing Authority Official

Dave LeBlanc (D) - Police Officer
Steve Raiser (R) - Attorney & Iraq War Veteran

District 5:
Gregory Meeks (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Shaniyat Chowdhury (D) - Bartender, USMC Veteran & Democratic Socialist Activist
Scott Dennis (D) - Business Logistics Consultant
Amit Lal (I)

Raymond McGrath

District 6:
Grace Meng (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sandra Choi (D) - Urban Economic Development Professional
Mel Gagarin (D) - Democratic Socialist Activist, Ex-Congressional Aide & '09 NYC Council Candidate
Tom Zmich (R) - Bricklayer, Army Veteran & Trump Campaign Activist
Tom Hillgardner (G) - Attorney & '18 Nominee

District 7:
Nydia Velazquez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Iro Omere (D)
Avery Pereira (R) - Nonprofit Group Community Coordinator & GOP Activist

District 8:
Hakeem Jeffries (D)* - (House Democratic Caucus Chair Site) - (Campaign Site)
Abe J. Garcia (D)
Nicolas Miles (D) - Nonprofit Group Homeless Services Director & Doctoral Candidate

District 9:
Yvette Clarke (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Adem Bunkeddeko (D) - Brooklyn Community Board Member & '18 Candidate
Chaim Deutsch (D) - NYC Councilman, Ex-Council Aide & Jewish Community Activist
Lutchi Gayot (D) - Shop Owner & '18 GOP Nominee
Michael Hiller (D) - Attorney
Alex Hubbard (D) - Cybersecurity Data Scientist
Isiah James (D) - Graduate Student, Army Veteran & Democratic Socialist Activist
Joel Azumah (I) - Bus Company Owner, Civil Engineer & Frequent Candidate

Bertram Podell

District 10:
Jerrold Nadler (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lindsey Boylan (D) - Ex-NY Depy Economic Development Secretary & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide
Amanda Frankel (D) - Business Technology Consultant & Community Activist
Darryl Hendricks (D)
Jonathan Herzog (D) - Political Organizer & Yang Campaign Activist
Holly Lynch (D) - Investor, Ex-Advertising Executive & Community Activist
Cathy Bernstein (R)
Jeanne Nigro (R) - Minister, Author & Ex-Business Consultant

District 11:
Max Rose (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard-Olivier Marius (D) - Violinist, Peace Corps Veteran & Dem Socialist Activist

Joe Borelli (R) - NYC Councilman & Ex-State Assemblyman

Joe Caldarera (R) - Attorney

Michael Grimm (R) - Ex-Congressman, Ex-FBI Agent, USMC Veteran, Felon & '18 Candidate

Nicole Malliotakis (R) - State Assemblywoman, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & '17 NYC Mayor Nominee

District 12:
Carolyn Maloney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Lauren Ashcraft (D) - Banking Project Manager, Ex-Policy Analyst & Progressive Activist
Peter Harrison (D) - Teacher, Affordable Housing Advisor & Democratic Socialist Activist
Suraj Patel (D) - Hotel Executive, Attorney, Ex-Obama White House Aide & '18 Candidate

Reshma Saujani (D) - Nonprofit Group Executive, Attorney & '10 Candidate
Dawn Smalls (D) - Attorney, Ex-White House Aide & '19 NYC Public Advocate Candidate

Erica Vladimer (D) - Attorney, Ex-State Legislative Aide & Anti-Sexual Harassment Activist

Congressman Floyd Flake

District 13:
Adriano Espaillat (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jerome Zabal Felipe (D) - Doctoral Student, Retired Police Officer & Businessman
Richard Habersham (D) - Real Estate Broker & Ex-TV News Reporter
James Felton Keith (D) - Businessman & '18 Candidate
Pedro Lopez (D)
Ramon Rodriguez (D) -

District 14:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Fernando Cabrera (D) - NYC Councilman, Pastor & '16/'18 State Sen Candidate
James Dillon (D) - Retired Investigator, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate
Badrun Khan (D) - Queens Community Board Member
Jose Velazquez (D)
Jineea Butler (R) - Social Worker & '18 Nominee in CD-13
John Cummings (R) - Teacher & Retired NYPD Officer
Miguel Hernandez (R) - Condo Building Superintendent & Maintenance Contractor
Scherie Murray (R) - GOP State Committeewoman, Businesswoman & Frequent Candidate
Israel Ortega Cruz (R)
Ruth Papazian (R) - Medical Writer
Rey Solano (R) - Businessman & '97 NYC Council Candidate

Rich Valdes (R) - Radio Show Producer, Marketing Consultant & Ex-NJ Gubernatorial Aide

Antoine Tucker (R) - Businessman & Ex-Drug Dealer

District 15:
[ Jose Serrano (D)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Elías Alcántara (D) - Investment Executive & Ex-Obama White House Aide

Frangell Basora (D) - Ex-Congressional Intern
Michael Blake (D) - State Assemblyman & Ex-Obama White House Aide

Marcos Crespo (D) - Bronx County Democratic Chair & State Assemblyman

Ruben Diaz Sr. (D) - NYC Councilman, Ex-State Sen, Evangelical Minister & Army Veteran

Nathalia Fernandez (D) - State Assemblywoman & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

David Franks Jr. (D) - Police Officer
Samelys Lopez (D) - Ex-Bronx Community Board Member & Progressive Activist
Melissa Mark-Viverito (D) - Ex-NYC Council Speaker & Ex-NYC Councilwoman
Chivona Renee Newsome (D) - Financial Advisor & Black Lives Matters Activists
Jonathan Ortiz (D) - Nonprofit Group Executive & Financial Counselor
Julio Pabon (D) - Marketing Executive, Bed/Breakfast Co-Owner & '16 NYC Council Candidate
Tomas Ramos (D) - Nonprofit Group Program Director
Ydanis Rodriguez (D) - NYC Councilman & Educator

Amanda Septimo (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & '18 State Assembly Candidate

Ritchie Torres (D) - NYC Councilman

Patrick Delices (R) - College Professor, '17 NYC Council Candidate & '18 St Sen Candidate

John V Lindsay for NYC Mayor 1965

District 16:
Eliot Engel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jamaal Bowman (D) - Middle School Principal & Teacher
Kenny Belvin (D) - Community Organizer
Chris Fink (D) - Attorney & Community Activist
Andom Ghebreghiorgis (D) - Teacher
Sammy Ravelo (D) - Retired NYPD Police Lieutenant & Gulf War Veteran

District 17:
[ Nita Lowey (D)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Tom Abinanti (D) - State Assemblyman
Catherine Borgia (D) - Westchester County Legislator & Ex-Ossining Town Supervisor

David Buchwald (D) - State Assemblyman, Ex-White Plains City Councilman & Attorney
Asha Castleberry-Hernandez (D) - College Professor & Army Veteran
David Carlucci (D) - State Sen., Ex-Clarkston Town Clerk & Ex-Congressional Aide
Evelyn Farkas (D) - Ex-US Deputy Asst Defense Secretary, Senior Fellow & Ex-Congressional Aide
Allison Fine (D) - Nonprofit Leadership Consultant, Writer & Feminist Activist
Delter Guin (D) - Bank Financial Crimes Investigator
Johnny Jabbour (D) - Songwriter & Musician
Mondaire Jones (D) - Attorney & Nonprofit Group Co-Founder
David Katz (D) - Attorney
Shane McGaffey (D) - Pleasantville School Board Member & Community TV Station Manager
Lucy Moreno-Casanova (D) - Community Garden Project Coordinator & '19 County Leg Candidate
Catherine Parker (D) - Westchester County Legislator, Ex-Rye City Councilwoman & Shop Owner

Amy Paulin (D) - State Assemblywoman & Ex-Scarsdale Village Trustee

Adam Schleifer (D) - Attorney
Jo-Anna Rodriguez-Wheeler (D) - Businesswoman & Sanders Campaign Activist

Rob Astorino (R) - Ex-Westchester County Executive, Ex-County Board Member & '14 Gov. Nominee

Jarred Buchanan (R) - Police Officer
Josh Eisen (R) - Businessman

District 18:
Sean Patrick Maloney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Chele Farley (R) - Financial Executive, NYC GOP Finance Chair & '18 US Sen Nominee
Scott Smith (I) - Ex-Middletown Town Councilman, Teacher & Frequent Candidate

Bella Abzug for NYC Mayor - 1977

District 19:
Antonio Delgado (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Bartle Bull (R) - Investment Executive, Author & Ex-Journalist

Ola Hawatmeh (R) - Fashion Designer
Mike Roth (R) - Helicopter Charter Company Owner

District 20:
Paul Tonko (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Emin "Eddie" Egriu (D) - Businessman & '14 Candidate
Riley David Seaburg (D)
Liz Joy (R) - Realtor
Michael Seney (R) - Police Officer

District 21:
Elise Stefanik (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tedra Cobb (D) - Ex-St. Lawrence County Legislator, Businesswoman & '18 Nominee

Jim Walsh for Congress

District 22:
Anthony Brindisi (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Steve Cornwell (R) - Broome County District Attorney

Rich David (R) - Binghamton Mayor & Ex-TV News Reporter
Marc Molinaro (R) - Dutchess County Executive, Ex-County Legislator & '18 Gov Nominee

George Phillips (R) - Ex-Broome County Legislator, Teacher & Frequent Nominee
Franklin Sager (R) - Teacher & Ex-Financial Executive
Claudia Tenney (R) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-State Assemblywoman & Attorney

District 23:
Tom Reed (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tracy Mitrano (D) - Cyber Security Consultant, Ex-University Dean & '18 Nominee
Scott Noren (D) - Dental Surgeon, Army Veteran & '12/'18 US Sen Candidate

District 24:
John Katko (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Dana Balter (D) - College Professor, Progressive Activist & '18 Nominee
Francis Conole (D) - Intelligence Analyst & Iraq War Veteran
Roger Misso (D) - Maritime Industry Senior Analyst, Navy Veteran & Ex-Congressional Aide

George Pataki & Amo Houghton

District 25:
Joe Morelle (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Robin Wilt (D) - Brighton Town Councilwoman, Realtor & '18 Candidate

District 26:
Brian Higgins (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Eddie Egriu (D) - Contractor & Frequent Candidate

District 27 - Special Election - April 28, 2018:
[ Chris Collins (R)* - Resigned September 30, 2019. ]
Chris Jacobs (R) - State Sen. & Ex-Erie County Clerk
Stefan Mychajliw (R) - Erie County Comptroller & Ex-TV News Reporter
Rob Ortt (R) - State Sen, Ex-North Tonawanda Mayor & Afghan War Veteran
Beth Parlato (R) - Attorney, Ex-Town Judge & Conservative Activist

Ed Rath (R) - Erie County Legislator & Businessman

Frank Smierciak II (R) - Historian & '18 Candidate

Ray Walter (R) - State Assemblyman & Attorney

Nate McMurray (D) - Ex-Grand Island Town Supervisor, Attorney & '18 Nominee
Duane Whitmer (L) - Accountant & Libertarian Activist


Conservative Party of New York State (C)
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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)
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Al Lewis for Governor - Green Party


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