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November 8, 2016 — New York General Election
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Representative, District 24U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016New York General Election

United States
November 8, 2016New York General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesRepresentative, District 24

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About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Who’s Running?

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Republican, Conservative, Independence, Reform
Attorney & Elected Official
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Profession:Attorney & Elected Official
Member, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (2015current)
Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of New York (19982013)
Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (19941998)
Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (19911994)
Syracuse University College of Law J.D. (not availa)
Niagara University B.A., political science (1984)
Total money raised: $2,698,973

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Elliott Management
$37,083
2
Bankers Healthcare Group
$18,900
3
Mystic Stamp
$17,450
4
Exelon
$15,000
5
TEXAS 150 FUND
$11,551

By State:

New York 36.87%
District of Columbia 22.74%
Virginia 12.02%
Maryland 3.75%
Other 24.62%
36.87%22.74%12.02%24.62%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.14%)
Small contributions (4.86%)
95.14%

By Type:

From organizations (56.78%)
From individuals (43.22%)
56.78%43.22%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Democratic, Working Families
Government Administrator
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Profession:Government Administrator
Regional Director, Office of Senator Gillibrand (20092015)
Press Secretary, Mayor's Office, City of Syracuse (20032009)
Syracuse University Bachelor's (not availa)
Total money raised: $1,480,702

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Syracuse University
$18,650
2
EMILY's List
$10,250
3
Ameripac: The Fund for a Greater America
$10,000
3
Building Relationships in Diverse Geographic Environments PAC (BRIDGE PAC)
$10,000
3
End Citizens United
$10,000
3
IMPACT
$10,000
3
Jobs, Opportunity and Education Political Action Committee (JOE-PAC)
$10,000
3
MIDWEST VALUES PAC
$10,000
3
NEW CUBA PAC
$10,000
3
Off the Sidelines
$10,000
3
PAC To The Future
$10,000

By State:

New York 49.36%
District of Columbia 17.94%
California 8.91%
Massachusetts 4.09%
Other 19.69%
49.36%17.94%8.91%19.69%

By Size:

Large contributions (80.15%)
Small contributions (19.85%)
80.15%19.85%

By Type:

From organizations (29.24%)
From individuals (70.76%)
29.24%70.76%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Events

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Freshman Congressman John Katko and Democratic challenger Colleen Deacon faced-off in an exclusive debate seen on Time Warner Cable News. The candidates battled on each other's records, on campaign finance reform and other national and local issues. Watch the full hour-long debate.

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