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James Foster
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U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 2
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James Foster was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania. He lost to incumbent Chaka Fattah.[1]



See also: Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Foster ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania's 2nd District. Foster ran as an Independent and faced incumbent Chaka Fattah (D), Robert Mansfield (R) and Robert Ogborn (I) in the November 6 general election.[2]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChaka Fattah Incumbent 89.3% 318,176
     Republican Robert Mansfield 9.4% 33,381
     Independent James Foster 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 356,386
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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