Harry Perkinson

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Harry Perkinson
Candidate for
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 4
Place of birthCorpus Christi, Texas
Campaign website
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Harry Perkinson was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.[1]

Harry Perkinson for House campaign logo.
He was defeated by Scott Perry .[2]



See also: Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Perkinson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania's 4th District. Perkinson defeated Ken Lee in the April 24, 2012, Democratic primary and faced Republican Scott Perry and Libertarian Mike Koffenberger in the November 6, 2012, general election.[3]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania 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.[4] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[4][5]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Harry Perkinson 34.4% 104,643
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Perry 59.7% 181,603
     Independent Wayne Wolff 3.8% 11,524
     Libertarian Mike Koffenberger 2% 6,210
Total Votes 303,980
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHarry Perkinson 56% 14,188
Ken Lee 44% 11,134
Total Votes 25,322

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Perkinson was defeated by Scott Perry in 2012. During that election cycle, Perkinson's campaign committee raised a total of $86,338 and spent $86,338 .[6]

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