2004 Federal Campaigns

Focus on the Feds covers the campaigns New Yorkers vote in: U.S. President, U.S. Senate, and the thirteen U.S. Congress seats that represent the city.

A full list of General Election candidates for Senate and Congress in New York City.

U.S. Senate

Howard Mills (Rep)
David McReynolds (Green)
Marilyn O'Grady (Con)
Martin Koppel (Soc)
Charles Schumer (Dem/Ind/WF)
Donald Silberger (LBT)
Abraham Hirschfeld (Builders)

U.S. Congress

District 5
Gary Ackerman (Dem/Ind/WF)
Stephen Graves (Rep/Con)
Gonzalo Policarpio (Fair Immigration)

District 6
Gregory Meeks (Dem/WF)

District 7
Joseph Cinquemain (Rep/Con)
Joseph Crowley (Dem/WF)

District 8
Peter Hort (Rep/Ind/Con)
Jerrold Nadler (Dem/WF)

District 9
Gerard Cronin (Rep/Ind/Con)
Anthony Weiner (Dem/WF)

District 10
Mariana Blume (Con)
Harvey Clarke (Rep)
Edolphus Towns (Dem/WF)

District 11
Sol Lieberman (Con)
Major Owens (Dem/WF)
Lorraine Stevens (Ind)

District 12
Paul Rodriguez (Rep/Con)
Nydia Velazquez (Dem/WF)

District 13
Frank Barbaro (Dem/Ind/WF)
Vito Fossella (Rep/Con)

District 14
Carolyn Maloney (Dem/Ind/WF)
Anton Srdanovic (Rep/Con)

District 15
Jessie Fields (Ind)
Kenneth Jefferson, Jr. (Rep)
Charles Rangel (Dem/WF)

District 16
Ali Mohamed (Rep/Con)
Jose Serrano (Dem/WF)

District 17
Kevin Brawley (Con)
Matthew Brennan (Rep)
Eliot Engel (Dem/WF)

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Presidential debates

President Bush and Senator John Kerry had a series of 90-minute debates:

Thursday, Sep. 30: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla. Theme: Foreign policy and homeland security.
Moderator: Jim Lehrer, PBS
Transcript of debate

Friday, Oct. 8: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., no subject restrictions.
Moderator: Charles Gibson, ABC
Transcript of debate

Wednesday, Oct. 13: Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz. Theme: domestic and economic policy.
Moderator: Bob Scheiffer, CBS
Transcript of debate

Video of debate.

Vice Presidential debates

Tuesday, Oct. 5: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Theme: No limits on topics.
Moderator: Gwen Ifill, senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"
Transcript of debate

Live TV coverage: C-SPAN and C-SPAN2, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel

Official debate site: www.debates.org

Critique of Commission on Presidential Debates: www.debate.org


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