Edwin Peacock

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Edwin Peacock
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 9
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolCharlotte Country Day School
Personal
BirthdayMarch 6, 1970
Place of birthCharlotte, NC
ProfessionBusinessman, former councilman
Websites
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Edwin Peacock was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] Peacock was eliminated in the primary.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

Peacock ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 9th District. Peacock faced Dan Barry, Andy Dulin, Ken Leonczyk, Jim Pendergraph, Michael Steinberg, Michael Shaffer, Jon Gauthier, Robert Pittenger, and Ric Killian in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.

Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] Peacock was eliminated in the primary on May 8, 2012.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013.[3] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3]

Primary results

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 32.4% 29,999
Jim Pendergraph 25.3% 23,401
Edwin B. Peacock III 12.3% 11,336
Ric Killian 10.5% 9,691
Dan Barry 6% 5,515
Andy Dulin 4.9% 4,526
Mike Steinberg 2.5% 2,297
Jon Gauthier 2.2% 2,056
Ken Leonczyk 2.2% 2,047
Richard Lynch 1.1% 1,000
Michael Shaffer 0.6% 579
Total Votes 92,447

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