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Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Bill Mahoney (518) 817-3738
NYPIRG ANALYSIS OF THE 2012 GENERAL ELECTIONAND THE 2013 NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE
INCUMBENTS DEFEATED IN THE GENERAL ELECTION BY YEAR
This examines incumbents who were defeated in the general election despite running on a major partyline.
YEAR NUMBERS OF INCUMBENTS WHO LOST IN THE GENERAL ELECTION
1982 31984 61986 11988 31990 31992 21994 41996 21998 02000 12002 52004 42006 12008 32010 112012
A few incumbents, such as Senator McDonald this year, have run on a third-party line in the general election.Their defeats were not included, since the heaviest factor in their losses was usually their primary elections, whichhave different dynamics than the generals.
Based off of results appearing at 9:30 AM at http://elections.nytimes.com/2012/results/states/new-york/legislature .Senator Storobin and Assemblymembers Castelli and Miller appear to have lost. Senators Saland andAssemblymembers Murray and Ceretto are in races that have not yet been called.