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|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 1|
|High school||Spotsylvania High School|
|Bachelor's||Wayland Baptist University|
|Master's||American Military University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1995 - 2008|
|Profession||High school teacher, former HHS federal agent|
was a 2012 Democratic
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 1st Congressional District
of North Carolina
Whittacre was defeated by incumbent G.K. Butterfield
in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.
- See also: North Carolina's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012
Whittacre ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 1st District. Whittacre sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Whittacre was defeated by incumbent G.K. Butterfield in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
G. K. Butterfield Incumbent
| Dan Whittacre