2012 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia

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United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 2012

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  Eleanor Holmes Norton official photo (cropped).jpg No image.svg
Candidate Eleanor Holmes Norton Bruce Majors
Party Democratic Libertarian
Popular vote 246,664 16,524
Percentage 88.55% 5.93%

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Results by ward:
  Norton—>90%
  Norton—80–90%

Delegate before election

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

Elected Delegate

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

The 2012 United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the District of Columbia. The election coincided with the elections of other federal offices, including a quadrennial presidential election.

The non-voting delegate is elected for two-year terms. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, who has represented the district since 1991, ran for re-election. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, held on April 3, 2012.[1]

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Washington, D.C. at-large congressional district, 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (incumbent) 246,664 88.55% -0.39%
Libertarian Bruce Majors 16,524 5.93% N/A
D.C. Statehood Green Natale "Lino" Stracuzzi 13,243 4.75% +1.42%
n/a Write-ins 2,132 0.77% -0.25%
Total votes 278,563 100.0% N/A
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chibbaro, Jr., Lou (April 4, 2012). "Biddle wins 'gay' precincts, trails Orange in close race". Washington Blade. Retrieved April 13, 2012.
  2. ^ DeBonis, Mike (June 15, 2012). "Bruce Majors, tea party figure, launches delegate run". The Washington Post. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  3. ^ https://electionresults.dcboe.org/election_results/2012-General-Election

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites