Jim Dougherty

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Jim Dougherty
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U.S. House, Texas, District 2
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Jim Dougherty was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Texas.

Dougherty was defeated by Republican incumbent Ted Poe on November 6, 2012.[1]



See also: Texas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Dougherty ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 2nd District. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. He ran against incumbent Ted Poe (R), Kenneth Duncan (L) and Mark Roberts (G) and was defeated in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

U.S. House, Texas District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTed Poe Incumbent 64.8% 159,664
     Democratic Jim Dougherty 32.7% 80,512
     Libertarian Kenneth Duncan 1.7% 4,140
     Green Mark A. Roberts 0.8% 2,012
Total Votes 246,328
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Dougherty's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Dougherty did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Dougherty's campaign committee raised a total of $48,169 and spent $45,945.[4]

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