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June 28, 2016 — New York Federal Primary Election
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Representative, District 19U.S. House of Representatives — Democratic PartyJune 28, 2016New York Federal Primary Election

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June 28, 2016New York Federal Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesRepresentative, District 19 — Democratic Party

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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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Democratic
Attorney
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Profession:Attorney
Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law (2009current)
CEO, Mayday PAC (20152015)
National Director, Sunlight Foundation (20062007)
Director of Online Organizing, Dean for America (20022004)
Co-Founding Executive Director, Fair Trial Initiative (20012002)
Duke University School of Law J.D. (1999)
Duke University M.A., political science (1999)
Yale University B.A. (1993)
Total money raised: $5,064,452

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

1
Columbia University
$14,914
2
Harvard University
$13,958
3
New York University
$12,874
4
American Federation of Teachers
$12,000
5
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
$11,400

By State:

New York 48.96%
District of Columbia 11.60%
California 10.90%
Massachusetts 5.05%
Other 23.49%
48.96%11.60%10.90%23.49%

By Size:

Large contributions (48.23%)
Small contributions (51.77%)
48.23%51.77%

By Type:

From organizations (15.94%)
From individuals (84.06%)
15.94%84.06%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Democratic
Farmer & Elected Official
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Profession:Farmer & Elected Official
Adjunct Professor, Columbia-Greene Community College (2011current)
Member, Livingston Town Council — Elected position (2011current)
Brown University Master's, environmental studies (not availa)
Princeton University Bachelor's (2000)
Total money raised: $432,377

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

1
Cricket Hill Farm, Academy and Gardens
$10,800
2
Arete Management
$5,400
2
Disney
$5,400
2
Flood Gamble Associates
$5,400
2
Magnolia Mae Films
$5,400
2
Rees Roberts + Partners LLC
$5,400
2
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
$5,400

By State:

New York 95.94%
California 1.11%
Massachusetts 0.70%
Connecticut 0.69%
Other 1.56%
95.94%

By Size:

Large contributions (81.67%)
Small contributions (18.33%)
81.67%18.33%

By Type:

From organizations (0.31%)
From individuals (99.69%)
99.69%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

News

Teachout, Yandik to face off in Democratic primary — June 24, 2016 Poughkeepsie Journal
Teachout, Yandik Sing Similar Tune in Congressional Primary Debate — June 15, 2016 Time Warner Cable News - Capital Region

Additional Info

Zephyr Teachout is also running on the Working Families line.

Since no other candidates made it onto the Working Families ballot, that party will not hold a primary election for this office.

Only voters registered as Democratic may vote in the Democratic primary.

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