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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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* = Incumbent
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This page was last updated on October 12, 2020


Andrew Cuomo (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Carpinelli (R) -
Lewis County Sheriff & Army Veteran
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

Diane Sare (D) - LaRouche Activist & Frequent Candidate
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/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Nancy Goroff (D/WF) - College Professor & Chemist

District 2:
[ Pete King (R)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Andrew Garbarino (R/C/L/SAM) - State Assemblyman, Attorney & Businessman
Jackie Gordon (D/IP/WF) - Babylon Councilwoman, Retired Army Officer & Afghan War Veteran
Harry Burger (G) - Mechanical Engineer & Custom Wax Seal Designer

Carter-Mondale & Elaine Horowitz 1976

District 3:
Tom Suozzi (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
George Santos (R/C) - Business Development Executive
Howard Rabin (L) - Attorney & '19 Town Council Candidate

District 4:
Kathleen Rice (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Douglas Tuman (R/C) - Attorney, Civil Engineer & YouTube Show Host
Joseph Naham (G) - Office Manager, Green Party Activist & '16 Assembly Nominee

District 5:
Gregory Meeks (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Raymond McGrath

District 6:
Grace Meng (D/WF)*- (Campaign Site)
Tom Zmich (R/C/L) - Bricklayer, Army Veteran & Trump Campaign Activist

District 7:
Nydia Velazquez (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Brian Kelly (R/C) - Frequent Candidate
Gilbert Midonnet (L)
- Website Architect & Libertarian Activist

District 8:
Hakeem Jeffries (D/WF)* - (House Democratic Caucus Chair Site) - (Campaign Site)
Garfield Wallace (R/C)

District 9:
Yvette Clarke (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Constantin Jean-Pierre (R/C) - Nonprofit Group Executive & Life Coach
Gary Popkin (L) - Ex-School Board Member, Computer Programmer & Frequent Candidate
Joel Anabilah-Azumah (SAM) - Bus Company Owner, Civil Engineer & Frequent Candidate

Bertram Podell

District 10:
Jerrold Nadler (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Cathy Bernstein (R/C) - Financial Advisor, Accountant & Jewish Community Activist
Michael Madrid (L) - Software Architect & Consultant

Seth Galinsky (WI) - Communist Political Organizer & Frequent Candidate

District 11:
Max Rose (D/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Nicole Malliotakis (R/C) - State Assemblywoman, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & '17 NYC Mayor Nominee
Kemi Akindude (WI) - Attorney

District 12:
Carolyn Maloney (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carlos Santiago-Cano (R/C) - Realtor, Property Manager & Car Service Owner
Steven Kolln (L) - Software Engineer

Congressman Floyd Flake

District 13:
Adriano Espaillat (D/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Lovelynn "Love" Gwinn (R) - Real Estate Broker & Property Manager
Christopher Morris-Perry (C) - Commercial Energy Consultant

District 14:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
John Cummings (R/C) - Teacher & Retired NYPD Officer

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera (SAM) - Ex-TV News Anchor & Author

District 15:
[ Jose Serrano (D)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Ritchie Torres (D) - NYC Councilman

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

John V Lindsay for NYC Mayor 1965

District 16:
[ Eliot Engel (D)* - Lost for Renomination in Primary. ]
Jamaal Bowman (D) - Middle School Principal & Teacher
Patrick McManus (C) - Retired Firefighter, Ex-Police Officer & Frequent Candidate
Kenneth Schaeffer (WF) - Withdrew, but name remains on the ballot.

District 17:
[ Nita Lowey (D)* - Retiring in 2020. ]
Mondaire Jones (D/WF) - Attorney & Nonprofit Group Co-Founder
Maureen McArdle Schulman (R) - Retired Firefighter, Substitute Teacher & Community Activist
Yehudis Gottesfeld (C) - Doctoral Student
Mike Parietti (SAM) - Businessman, Army Veteran, Community Activist & Frequent Candidate

Josh Eisen (I) - Businessman & Republican

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

Bella Abzug for NYC Mayor - 1977

District 19:
Antonio Delgado (D/SAM/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Kyle Van De Water (R) - Ex-Millbrook Village Trustee, Attorney & Army Reserve Officer
Steve Greenfield (G) - Ex-New Paltz School Board Member, Musician & '18 Nominee
Victoria Alexander (L) - Systems Researcher, Novelist & '18 Candidate

District 20:
Paul Tonko (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Liz Joy (R/C/SAM) - Realtor & Conservative Activist

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

Jim Walsh for Congress

District 22:
Anthony Brindisi (D/IP/SAM/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Claudia Tenney (R/C) - Ex-Congresswoman, Ex-State Assemblywoman & Attorney
Keith Price (L) - Auditor, Ex-Hotel Manager & '19 Town Council Candidate

District 23:
Tom Reed (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Tracy Mitrano (D/WF) - Cybersecurity Consultant, Ex-University Dean & '18 Nominee
Andrew Kolstee (L) - Graphic Designer, Writer & Libertarian Activist

District 24:
John Katko (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Dana Balter (D) - College Professor, Progressive Activist & '18 Nominee
Steven Williams (WF) - Withdrew, but name remains on ballot.

George Pataki & Amo Houghton

District 25:
Joe Morelle (D/IP/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
George Mitris (R/C) - Attorney
Kevin Wilson (L) - Digital Marketer & Community Activist

District 26:
Brian Higgins (D/SAM/WF)* - (Campaign Site)
Ricky Donovan (R) - Machinist, Army Veteran, '12 Assembly Candidate & '14 St Sen Candidate
Mike Raleigh (G) - Urban Farmer & Construction Worker

District 27:
Chris Jacobs (R/C/IP)* - (Campaign Site)
Nate McMurray (D/WF) - Ex-Grand Island Town Supervisor, Attorney & '18 Nominee
Duane Whitmer (L) - Accountant & Libertarian Activist


Conservative Party of New York State (C)
Constitution Party of New York (CNST)
New York State Democratic Party (D)
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)
Working Families Party (WF)
Independent (I)
Write-In (WI)

Al Lewis for Governor - Green Party


State Board of Elections

Women for Rudy Giuliani


Albany Times Union
Amsterdam Recorder
Buffalo Artvoice (Alternative)
Buffalo News
Buzzsaw Haircut (Ithaca College)
Capital Tonight
Chenango County Evening Sun
City Hall News
City & State New York
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

Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
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)

Hillary Clinton - 2000


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