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|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 8|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania|
|J.D.||American University, Washington School of Law|
Kathryn Boockvar was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. She was defeated by incumbent Michael G. Fitzpatrick.
Boockvar ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania's 8th District. Boockvar was unopposed in the April 24 Democratic primary and hoped to unseat incumbent Rep. Michael G. Fitzpatrick (R) in the November 6 general election.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Michael G. Fitzpatrick Incumbent||56.6%||199,379|
|Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 8, 2012 - Kathryn Boockvar Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,672,027|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$2,586,004|
|Top contributors to Kathryn Boockvar's campaign committee|
|American Federation of State/County/Municipal Employees||$12,500|
|NARAL Pro-Choice America||$10,650|
|American Association for Justice||$10,300|
|American Federation of Teachers||$10,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
- PhillyBurbs.com, "A Democrat decides to challenge Fitzpatrick" accessed January 20, 2012
- Politico, "2012 House Race Results," accessed November 6, 2012
- Pennsylvania Department of State, "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- Washington Post, "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" accessed April 25, 2012
- Open Secrets, "Kathryn Boockvar 2012 Election Cycle," accessed March 26, 2013
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