Robert Coblentz

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Robert Coblentz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Maryland, District 6
High schoolWalkersville High School
Bachelor'sSalisbury University
Place of birthFrederick, Maryland
ProfessionProject Management Professional
Campaign website
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Robert Coblentz was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Maryland. Coblentz was defeated by incumbent Roscoe Bartlett in the Republican primary on April 3, 2012.[1]


Coblentz was born at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Illinois and resided on a farm in Middletown until the age of 8.[2] Coblentz graduated from Walkersville High School and attended Salisbury University, Maryland. Robert received a B.S. Degree in Management Information Systems with Cum Laude honors from Salisbury University.[2]


Coblentz is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is employed as a systems analyst at an online university.[2]



See also: Maryland's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Coblentz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Maryland's 6th District. Coblentz sought the nomination on the Republican ticket, but he was defeated by incumbent Roscoe Bartlett in the April 3, 2012, primary.[3]

The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was January 11, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Maryland, District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRoscoe G. Bartlett Incumbent 43.6% 17,600
Kathy Afzali 10.2% 4,115
David R. Brinkley 19.8% 7,987
Robert Coblentz 2.4% 970
Robin Ficker 7.1% 2,854
Peter James 2.3% 933
Joseph T. Krysztoforski 7.6% 3,073
Brandon Orman Rippeon 7% 2,843
Total Votes 40,375


Coblentz and his wife, Katie, moved to Williamsport, Maryland in early 2008. They currently reside in Williamsport with their dog, Cooper.[2]

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