Jon Gauthier

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Jon Gauthier
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 9
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
Master'sUniversity of Michigan
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionRoman Catholic
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Jon Gauthier was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] Gauthier was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

Gauthier ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 9th District. Gauthier sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Gauthier faced Dan Barry, Andy Dulin, Ken Leonczyk, Jim Pendergraph, Michael Steinberg, Michael Shaffer, Robert Pittenger, Edwin Peacock and Ric Killian in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary.

Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] Gauthier 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.[3] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3]

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 32.4% 29,999
Jim Pendergraph 25.3% 23,401
Edwin B. Peacock III 12.3% 11,336
Ric Killian 10.5% 9,691
Dan Barry 6% 5,515
Andy Dulin 4.9% 4,526
Mike Steinberg 2.5% 2,297
Jon Gauthier 2.2% 2,056
Ken Leonczyk 2.2% 2,047
Richard Lynch 1.1% 1,000
Michael Shaffer 0.6% 579
Total Votes 92,447

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