Linda Mrosko

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Linda Mrosko
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 5
AssociatesTemple Junior College, 1972
Date of birthAugust 12, 1952
Place of birthBastrop, TX
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Linda Mrosko was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Texas.

Mrosko was defeated by Republican incumbent Jeb Hensarling on November 6, 2012.[1]


Mrosko earned her AA in Arts from Temple Junior College in 1972. She went on to receive her Business Law Certificate for Legal Assistants from Southern Methodist University in 1986.[2]



See also: Texas' 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Mrosko ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 5th District. She and Tom Berry defeated Pat Wallace in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. Mrosko then defeated Berry in the July 31 runoff election. She faced Jeb Hensarling (R) and Ken Ashby (L) in the general election on November 6.[3][4][5]

U.S. House, Texas District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeb Hensarling Incumbent 64.4% 134,091
     Democratic Linda S. Mrosko 33.2% 69,178
     Libertarian Ken Ashby 2.4% 4,961
Total Votes 208,230
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House of Representatives Runoff Election, Texas, Congressional District 5 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda S. Mrosko 60.8% 1,848
Tom Berry 39.2% 1,190
Total Votes 3,038


Campaign donors


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

Mrosko did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Mrosko's campaign committee raised a total of $7,844 and spent $7,843.[7]

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