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|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 5|
|Bachelor's||Wake Forest University|
|Birthday||June 2, 1957|
|Place of birth||Shrub Oak, New York|
|Profession||PA for Salem Med., Winston-Salem school board member|
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was a 2012 Democratic
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 5th Congressional District
of North Carolina
Motsinger defeated Bruce G. Peller
in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.
Motsinger was defeated by Republican incumbent Virginia Foxx on November 6, 2012.
- See also: North Carolina's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012
Motsinger ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 5th District. Motsinger won the nomination on the Democratic ticket after defeating Bruce G. Peller in the primary.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
|North Carolina's 5th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
| Bruce G. Peller
Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.
Motsinger lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Motsinger's campaign committee raised a total of $133,268 and spent $130,813.
|United States House of Representatives, 2012 - Elisabeth Motsinger Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Elisabeth Motsinger's campaign committee|
|Pointer Electric Supply||$1,650|
|Senior Care PA||$1,100|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Materials & Equipment||$1,650|
|Crop Production & Basic Processing||$1,250