2012 New York House Race for District 17 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the New York house race in district 17. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 New York House Race for District 17 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
New York house election - class or district 17
PercVotesPartyCandidate
64.9%139876DNita Lowey
35.1%75736RJoe Carvin
Election Information for New York
Primary DateJune 26, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentEliot Engel
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 New York House Race for District 17

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in New York - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Nita Lowey33
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in New York - class or district 17
PercVotesCandidateViews
65%3755Joseph Carvin0
35%2051Jim Russell3

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
April 24, 2012Primary election date for the Presidential primary.
August 19, 2012Last day to register to vote in person to to mail in a voter registration for for the September 11, 2012 primary election.
September 11, 2012Primary election date for the House and Senate.
October 19, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 17 in New York

House District 17 in New York

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 17 in New York in 2010
Past Election Results - New York District 17
Eliot Engel
69%
2010
21%
Anthony Mele
Eliot Engel
66%
2008
16%
Robert Goodman
Eliot Engel
62%
2006
16%
Jim Faulkner
Eliot L. Engel
59%
2004
18%
Matt I. Brennan
Eliot L. Engel
51%
2002
24%
C. Scott Vanderhoef
Eliot L. Engel
68%
2000
7%
Patrick McManus
Eliot L. Engel
69%
1998
7%
Peter Fiumefreddo
Eliot L. Engel
64%
1996
7%
Denis McCarthy
Eliot L. Engel
59%
1994
14%
Edward T. Marshall
Eliot L. Engel
57%
1992
10%
Martin Richman