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June 28, 2016 — New York Federal Primary Election
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Representative, District 18U.S. House of Representatives — Republican PartyJune 28, 2016New York Federal Primary Election

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June 28, 2016New York Federal Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesRepresentative, District 18 — Republican Party

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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Communications Professional
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Profession:Communications Professional
Senior Advisor, Westchester County (2012current)
President, Gipper Communications LLC (2011current)
Director of Communications/External Affairs, IMS Health (20072011)
Director of Communications, New York State Assembly, Minority Conference (20062007)
District Director, Office of U.S. Representative John Sweeney (20032005)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - The Lally School of Management and Technology M.B.A. (2007)
Siena College B.A, political science (1995)
Total money raised: $224,657

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Bluff Point Associates
$10,800
2
Employees of Axium Advisors
$5,400
2
Employees of Bruce Tanski Construction & Development
$5,400
2
Employees of Mcallister & Quinn
$5,400
3
Employees of Marve Water Proofing
$4,700

By State:

New York 66.41%
New Jersey 9.98%
Connecticut 9.84%
Virginia 5.15%
Other 8.62%
66.41%9.98%9.84%8.62%

By Size:

Large contributions (90.44%)
Small contributions (9.56%)
90.44%9.56%

By Type:

From organizations (2.27%)
From individuals (97.73%)
97.73%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Republican
Filmmaker & Writer
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Total money raised: $64,507

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Kenneth Del Vecchio
$48,441
2
Employees of Frier Levitt Attorneys At Law
$2,000
3
Employees of brattleboro primary care
$500
3
Employees of The Ziff Agency
$500
4
Employees of Vca
$400

By State:

New York 89.44%
New Jersey 8.32%
Florida 0.89%
New Hampshire 0.89%
Other 0.45%
89.44%8.32%

By Size:

Large contributions (89.57%)
Small contributions (10.43%)
89.57%10.43%

By Type:

From organizations (14.31%)
From individuals (85.69%)
14.31%85.69%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Additional Info

Phil Oliva is also running on the Conservative and Reform lines.

Since no other candidates made it onto the Conservative or Reform ballots, those parties will not hold primary elections for this office.

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