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|U.S. House, North Carolina , District 1|
|High school||Spotsylvania High School|
|Bachelor's||Wayland Baptist University|
|Master's||American Military University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||1995 - 2008|
|Profession||High school teacher, former HHS federal agent|
was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 1st Congressional District
of North Carolina
Whittacre was defeated by incumbent G.K. Butterfield
in the May 8, 2012 Democratic primary.
- See also: North Carolina's 1st congressional district elections, 2012
Whittacre ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 1st District. Whittacre sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Whittacre was defeated by incumbent G.K. Butterfield in the May 8, 2012 Democratic primary.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
|U.S. House, North Carolina, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
G. K. Butterfield Incumbent
| Dan Whittacre