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New York Election Ballot 2016: Candidates for Each Office

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Voters fill out their ballots at a polling station in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Getty)

New York voters go to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in races for the state’s U.S. Senate seats, its U.S. House seats and its state House and Senate seats.

Five parties have lines on the ballot in New York: the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, and the Independent Party. There’s also a ballot line for write-in candidates.

You can find a full list of New York state candidates here. You can find a sample ballot for your town by providing your address at this Ballotpedia page.

Here’s a list of your candidate options for each race:

President and Vice President

U.S. Senate

  • Incumbent Chuck Schumer of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Wendy Long of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Alex Merced of the Libertarian Party
  • Challenger Robin Laverne Wilson of the Green Party

U.S. House

Click here for a list of towns in each of the state’s 27 congressional districts and for a map of congressional districts.

First District

  • Incumbent Lee Zeldin of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Anna Throne-Holst of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Kenneth Schaeffer of the Working Families Party

Second District

  • Incumbent Peter King of the Republican Party
  • Challenger DuWayne Gregory of the Democratic Party

Third District

  • Jack Martins of the Republican Party
  • Tom Suozzi of the Democratic Party
  • Michael McDermott of the Libertarian Party (write-in)

Fourth District

  • Incumbent Kathleen Rice of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger David Gurfein of the Republican Party

Fifth District

  • Incumbent Gregory Meeks of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Michael O’Reilly of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Frank Francois of the Green Party

Sixth District

  • Incumbent Grace Meng of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Danniel Maio of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Haris Bhatti of the Haris Bhatti Party

Seventh District

  • Incumbent Nydia Velazquez of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Allan Romaguera of the Republican Party

Eighth District

  • Incumbent Hakeem Jeffries of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Daniel Cavanagh of the Conservative Party

Ninth District

  • Incumbent Yvette Clarke of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Alan Bellone of the Conservative Party

Tenth District

  • Incumbent Jerrold Nadler of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Philip Rosenthal of the Republican Party

Eleventh District

  • Incumbent Daniel Donovan of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Richard Reichard of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Henry Bardel of the Green Party

Twelfth District

  • Incumbent Carolyn Maloney of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Robert Ardini of the Republican Party

Thirteenth District

  • Adriano Espaillat of the Democratic Party
  • Tony Evans of the Republican Party
  • Daniel Vila Rivera of the Green Party
  • Scott Lloyd Fenstermaker of the Transparent Government Party

Fourteenth District

  • Incumbent Joseph Crowley of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Frank Spotorno of the Republican Party

Fifteenth District

  • Incumbent Jose E Serrano of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Alejandro Vega of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Eduardo Ramirez of the Conservative Party

Sixteenth District

  • Incumbent Eliot Engel of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Derickson Lawrence of the People’s Choice Congress Party

Seventeenth District

  • Incumbent Nita Lowey of the Democratic Party (uncontested)

Eighteenth District

  • Incumbent Sean Maloney of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Phil Oliva of the Republican Party

Nineteenth District

  • Zephyr Teachout of the Democratic Party
  • John Faso of the Republican Party

Twentieth District

  • Incumbent Paul Tonko of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Francis Vitollo of the Republican Party

Twenty-First District

  • Incumbent Elise Stefanik of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Mike Derrick of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Matt Funiciello of the Green Party

Twenty-Second District

  • Kim Myers of the Democratic Party
  • Claudia Tenney of the Republican Party
  • Martin Babinec of the Upstate Jobs Party

Twenty-Third District

  • Incumbent Tom Reed of the Republican Party
  • Challenger John Plumb of the Democratic Party

Twenty-Fourth District

  • Incumbent John Katko of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Colleen Deacon of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Mimi Satter of the Green Party

Twenty-Fifth District

  • Incumbent Louise Slaughter of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Mark Assini of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Brandon Kirshner of the Independent Party(write-in)
  • Challenger Tony D’Orazio of the Libertarian Party (write-in)

Twenty-Sixth District

  • Incumbent Brian Higgins of the Democratic Party
  • Challenger Shelly Schratz of the Republican Party

Twenty-Seventh District

  • Incumbent Chris Collins of the Republican Party
  • Challenger Diana Kastenbaum of the Democratic Party

State Legislative Races

In the state Senate all 63 seats are up for election this fall, while in the state House of Representatives all 150 seats are up for election. The next gubernatorial election will take place in 2018.

Ballotpedia has a full list of elections in the House and the Senate. The site also has a comprehensive breakdown of races to watch in both houses.


Read more about the New York election ballot in Spanish at AhoraMismo.com:

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