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Jennifer Roberts

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Jennifer Roberts
Jennifer Roberts NC.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 9
ProfessionMecklenburg County Commissioner
Campaign website
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Jennifer Roberts was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Roberts ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

Jennifer Roberts for House campaign logo.

Roberts was defeated by Republican candidate Robert Pittenger on November 6, 2012.[3]



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

Roberts ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 9th District. Roberts won the nomination on the Democratic ticket after running unopposed in the primary.[2] The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Roberts was looking to replace incumbent Rep. Sue Myrick (R), who retired in 2012.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013.[4] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jennifer Roberts 45.7% 171,503
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 51.8% 194,537
     Libertarian Curtis Campbell 2.6% 9,650
Total Votes 375,690
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Roberts lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Roberts' campaign committee raised a total of $599,757 and spent $599,487.[5]

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