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|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 8|
|Mayor of Landis|
|1996 - 2004|
|Place of birth||Landis, North Carolina|
|Profession||Member of the N.C. state House of Representatives|
was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 8th Congressional District
of North Carolina
Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.
Steen was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.
Fred Steen for House campaign logo.
- See also: North Carolina's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012
Steen ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 8th District. Steen was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.
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. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 Republican Primary, 2012
| Scott Keadle
| Vernon Robinson
| Fred F. Steen II
| John M. Whitley
In April 2012, Steen released a 30-second television commercial titled "Conservative, Experienced, Local."
- ↑ Salisbury Post Steen makes it official as Republican field taking on Kissell grows January 13, 2012
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Election Results," accessed May 9, 2012.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Washington Post, "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012," accessed April 25, 2012
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Results," accessed October 10, 2012
- ↑ newsobserver.com, "In overshadowed 8th District race, Fred Steen goes local," accessed April 29, 2012