June 23, 2014-A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions shows the funding profiles for New York District 1, 7, and 21. A previously released report on District 13 can be found here. Data source: Federal Elections Commission (FEC)
New York District 1
Two Republicans are competing in this Tuesday's primary to win their party's nomination to challenge Tim Bishop in the November general election. New York's 1st congressional district, located on Long Island, is considered competitive this cycle since both parties have a nearly equal chance to occupy the seat.
Below is a Maplight analysis of campaign contributions to the two Republican primary candidates:
In New York's 7th congressional district in Brooklyn, Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) is facing two Democratic primary challengers-Jeff Kurzon and Eric Martin Dilan. Velazquez is the clear favorite to win her party's nomination, but her challengers have raised enough money to be competitive, and it's possible that Kurzon's push to raise funds with Bitcoin donations could give him a boost.
Below is a Maplight analysis of campaign contributions to the three Democratic primary candidates:
With the retirement of Rep. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.), the 21st congressional district in northern New York is now open and could easily be a pick-up for the Republicans. Cooks Political Report lists the district as a "Democratic toss-up."
Below is a MapLight analysis of fundraising by the primary candidates that have reported contributions to the Federal Election Commission:
Methodology: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to the principal campaign committees of federal candidates in New York from January 1, 2013 - April 30, 2014. Top contributor figures are based on itemized records, aggregated by employer for individual donors and by affiliate organization for political action committees. Total raised figures are based on candidates summaries compiled by the FEC. All numbers are based on latest data made available by the FEC as of June 10, 2014.
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