Green Party congressional candidate Hank Bardel is said to have garnered enough support in his campaign for Congress that his vote total might impact the eventual winner. An article at NY1.com reporter Courtney Gross wrote
According to our recent NY1/Capital New York/Siena College poll, Bardel was bringing in 4 percent. With an extremely tight race, where the major candidates are running neck and neck, this third party candidate could be a deciding factor.
The linked article is well worth your time.