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Paul Coble

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Paul Coble
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 13
Prior offices
Mayor of Raleigh
High schoolBroughton High school
Bachelor'sWake Forest University
OtherRHU (Registered Health Underwriter), Northeastern University
Place of birthRaleigh, NC
Campaign website
Paul Coble was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Coble was defeated by George E.B. Holding in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

Coble is the nephew of Dot and late Sen. Jesse Helms.



See also: North Carolina's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012

Coble ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 13th District. Coble sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Coble was looking to unseat incumbent Rep. Brad Miller (D). Coble was defeated by George E.B. Holding in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 10 states that could have determined whether Democrats would retake the House or if Republicans would hold their majority in 2013.[3] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3]

Primary results

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

U.S. House, North Carolina District 13 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Holding 43.5% 37,341
Paul Y. Coble 34.2% 29,354
Bill Randall 22.3% 19,119
Total Votes 85,814

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