2012 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

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The Pennsylvania Auditor General election of 2012 was held on November 6, 2012. The primary election was held on April 24, 2012.[1][2]


John Maher, State Representative for the 40th district defeated Frank Pinto, a former banking lobbyist, in the Republican primary. Eugene DePasquale, State Representative for the 95th district, ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1] Betsy Elizabeth Summers was the Libertarian candidate.[2]


On November 6, 2012, Eugene DePasquale defeated John Maher to be elected Auditor General of Pennsylvania.

2012 Pennsylvania Auditor General election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eugene DePasquale 2,729,565 49.73
Republican John Maher 2,548,767 46.43
Libertarian Betsy Elizabeth Summers 210,876 3.84
Majority 180,798 3.30
Turnout 5,489,208


  1. ^ a b "2012 General Primary - Auditor General". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "2012 General Election - Auditor General". Pennsylvania Department of State. Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.