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Your complete directory of New York candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Federal Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): April 2016
State Office Filing Deadline (Major Parties): July 2016
Filing Deadline (Independents): August 2016
Filing Deadline (Other Parties): September 2016
Federal Office Primary: June 28, 2016
State Office Primary: September 13, 2016

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Hillary Clinton - 2000

(D) = Democrat • (R) = Republican • (C) = Conservative • (CNST) = Constitution • (G) = Green
(IP) = Independence Party • (I) = Independent/No Party • (Libt) = Libertarian
(LAJ) = Life & Justice • (RDH) = Rent is Too Damn High • (RTL) = Right to Life
(SWP) = Socialist Workers • (SCC) = Stop Common Core• (TR) = Tax Revolt
(WEP) = Women's Equality • (WF) = Working Families

Note: New York law permits "fusion" candidates (i.e., individuals who
concurrently seek an office as a candidate of more than one party).

This page was last updated on November 24, 2015


Andrew Cuomo (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom DiNapoli (D) - State Comptroller, Ex-State Assemblyman & Ex-Mineola School Board Member
Stephanie Miner (D) - Syracuse Mayor, Ex-Syracuse City Councilwoman, Attorney & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide
Zephyr Teachout (D) - Law Professor, Progressive Activist & '14 Candidate
Rob Astorino (R) - Westchester County Executive, Ex-Mt Pleasant School Board Member & '14 Nominee
Chris Gibson (R) - Congressman & Retired Army Officer

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Draft Thomas Dewey for Governor

Kathy Hochul (D)*

Tom DiNapoli (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Eric Schneiderman (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Eliot Spitzer for Attorney General


State Assembly (Republican Caucus)

State Senate
(Democratic Caucus)

Alan Hevesi for Comptroller


Chuck Schumer (D)* - (Campaign Site)
James Emanuele (R)
Frank Spotorno (R) - Elevator Manunfacturer
Joseph Prince (IP)

Jim Buckley - 1976

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


District 1:
Lee Zeldin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
David Calone (D) - Suffolk Planning Commission Chair & Venture Capitalist
Anna Throne-Holst (D) - Southampton Town Supervisor & Child Care Center Director

Mitchell Jones (Independent)

District 2:
Pete King (R)* - (Campaign Site)
DuWayne Gregory (D) - Suffolk County Legislator & Army Veteran

Carter-Mondale & Elaine Horowitz 1976

District 3:
Steve Israel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
David "Bull" Gurfein (R) - Businessman & Retired USMC Officer

District 4:
Kathleen Rice (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 5:
Gregory Meeks (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Nate Lawrence (D) - '14 Candidate

Raymond McGrath

District 6:
Grace Meng (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
Nydia Velazquez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Yungman Lee (D) - Banker, Attorney & Community Activist

District 8:
Hakeem Jeffries (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Yvette Clarke (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Bertram Podell

District 10:
Jerrold Nadler (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 11:
Dan Donovan (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 12:
Carolyn Maloney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
David Eisenbach (D) - Historian, College Professor & Author

Congressman Floyd Flake

District 13:
[ Charlie Rangel (D)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Suzan Johnson Cook (D) - Ex-US Ambassador, Ex-Clinton White House Aide & Pastor
Adriano Espaillat (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Assemblyman & '12/'14 Candidate
Mike Gallagher (D) - Graphic Artist & Stay-Home Father

Robert Jackson (D) - Ex-NYC Councilman & '14 State Sen. Candidate
Guillermo Linares (D) - State Assemblyman, Ex-NYC Councilman & Ex-NYC Immigrant Affairs Commissioner

Bill Perkins (D) - State Sen. & Ex-NYC Councilman
Adam Clayton Powell IV (D) - Ex-State Assemblyman, Ex-NYC Councilman & '94/'10 Candidate

Robert Rodriguez (D) - State Assemblyman, Businessman & '09 NYC Council Candidate

Clyde Williams (D) - Ex-Clinton White House Aide, Ex-DNC Political Director & '12 Candidate
Keith Wright (D) - State Assemblyman, Manhattan Democratic Chair & Attorney
Martin Chicon (R) - Tax Preparer & Frequent Candidate

District 14:
Joe Crowley (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 15:
Jose Serrano (D)*
Adolfo Carrion (Independent) - Ex-Bronx Borough President, '13 NYC Mayor Candidate & Ex-Democrat

John V Lindsay for NYC Mayor 1965

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

District 17:
Nita Lowey (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 18:
Sean Patrick Maloney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Sakima Brown (R) - State Legislative Aide, Army Veteran & '14 State Assembly Nominee
Dan Castricone (R) - Ex-Orange County Legislator, Businessman & '14 Assembly Candidate
Frank Spampinato (R) - Management Consultant & Ex-Federal Procurement Official

Bella Abzug for NYC Mayor - 1977

District 19:
[ Chris Gibson (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
Bob Bishop (R) - Ex-Hamden Town Councilman & Farmer
John Faso (R) - Ex-State Assembly Minority Leader, Attorney, '06 Gov. Nominee & '02 St. Comptroller Nominee
Andrew Heaney (R) - Heating Oil Executive & Volunteer Firefighter

Kathy Jimino (R) - Rensselaer County Executive & Ex-Rensselaer County Legislator

Pete Lopez (R) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Schoharie County Clerk & Ex-Schoharie Village Supervisor

Marc Molinaro (R) - Dutchess County Executive, Ex-State Assemblyman & Ex-Tivoli Village Mayor

Rob Shaver (R) - Carpentry Contractor & USMC Veteran

Pat Fahy (D) - State Assemblywoman, Ex-Albany School Board Member & Ex-Congressional Aide
Terry Gipson (D) - Ex-State Sen., Ex-Rhinebeck Village Trustee & Video/Event Production Designer
Mike Hein (D) - Ulster County Executive, Ex-Ulster County Administrator & Ex-Bank Manager

John Kehoe (D) - Music Agency CEO & Business Consultant

Julian Schreibman (D) - Ex-Ulster County Democratic Chair, Attorney & '12 Nominee
Joanne Yepsen (D) - Saratoga Springs Mayor, Ex-Saratoga County Supervisor & Non-Profit Group Consultant

District 20:
Paul Tonko (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 21:
Elise Stefanik (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Derrick (D) - Retired Army Officer & Ex-US State Dept. Senior Advisor
Matt Funiciello (Green) - Bakery Owner, Progressive Activist & '14 Nominee

Jim Walsh for Congress

District 22:
Richard Hanna (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Claudia Tenney (R/C) - State Assemblywoman, Attorney, Radio Show Host & '14 Candidate

Anthony Brindisi (D) - State Assemblyman, Ex-Utica School Board Member & Attorney

District 23:
Tom Reed (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Plumb (D) - Ex-National Security Council Official & Naval Reserve Officer

District 24:
John Katko (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Colleen Deacon (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-Syracuse Mayoral Aide
Eric Kingson (D) - College Professor
Steve Williams (D) - Attorney & Navy Veteran

George Pataki & Amo Houghton

District 25:
Louise Slaughter (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Assini (R) - Gates Town Supervisor, Marketing Manager, Financial Analyst & '14 Nominee

District 26:
Brian Higgins (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 27:
Chris Collins (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Al Lewis for Governor - Green Party


Conservative Party of New York State
Constitution Party of New York
New York State Democratic Party
Green Party of New York State
Independence Party of New York
Liberal Party of New York
Libertarian Party of New York
New York Reform Party
Rent Is Too Damn High Party
New York State Republican Party
New York Right To Life Party
Sapient Party
Socialist Party of New York
Socialist Workers Party of New York
Working Families Party

Women for Rudy Giuliani


State Board of Elections

Howard Samuels for Governor


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

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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