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Representative, District 5U.S. House of RepresentativesNovember 8, 2016New York General Election

United States
November 8, 2016New York General Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesRepresentative, District 5

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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?

You can vote for 1 candidate of 3 total candidates.
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Democratic, Women's Equality
Attorney & Elected Official
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Profession:Attorney & Elected Official
Member, U.S. House of Representatives — Elected position (1998current)
Member, New York State Assembly — Elected position (19921997)
Supervising Judge, New York State Workers Compensation Board — Appointed position (19851992)
Deputy Counsel, New York State Investigation Commission (19841985)
Assistant District Attorney, Queens County, New York (19781983)
Howard University School of Law J.D. (1978)
Adelphi University B.A., history and politcal science (1975)
Total money raised: $1,170,897

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

1
NASDAQ OMX Group
$19,250
2
AES Corporation
$10,000
2
AT&T
$10,000
2
Boeing
$10,000
2
Credit Union National Association
$10,000
2
Deloitte
$10,000
2
FedEx
$10,000
2
Financial Services Institute
$10,000
2
Honeywell International
$10,000
2
KPMG
$10,000
2
Lockheed Martin
$10,000
2
National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
$10,000
2
National Association of Realtors
$10,000
2
National Multifamily Housing Council
$10,000
2
New Democrat Coalition
$10,000
2
New York Life Insurance Company
$10,000
2
PricewaterhouseCoopers
$10,000
2
State Farm Insurance
$10,000
2
UBS
$10,000
2
UPS
$10,000
2
USAA
$10,000
2
Verizon Communications
$10,000

By State:

District of Columbia 38.95%
New York 18.64%
Virginia 8.59%
Illinois 5.02%
Other 28.79%
38.95%18.64%8.59%28.79%

By Size:

Large contributions (99.52%)
Small contributions (0.48%)
99.52%

By Type:

From organizations (78.76%)
From individuals (21.24%)
78.76%21.24%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
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Republican, Conservative
Attorney & Airline Pilot
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Profession:Attorney & Airline Pilot
Airline Pilot, Delta Airlines Express (not availanot availa)
Chief Compliance Officer / Chief Legal Counsel, FxdirectDealer LLC (2009current)
Florida Institute of Technology B.S., aviation technology (not availa)
New York Law School J.D. (not availa)
Total money raised: $47,458

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

1
Honeywell International
$2,195
2
Info Request Sent On 7
$1,500
3
Cafe Pacific Airleine Pilot
$1,150
4
Dinasour Financial
$1,000
4
Fxdd
$1,000

By State:

New York 87.03%
Illinois 7.27%
New Jersey 5.70%
87.03%

By Size:

Large contributions (77.85%)
Small contributions (22.15%)
77.85%22.15%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

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