Michael Steinberg, North Carolina

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Michael Steinberg
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 9
PartyRepublican
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Place of birthLong Island, New York
ProfessionBusinessman, Insurance consultant
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Michael Steinberg was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012 a runoff primary took place.[2] Steinberg was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.

Elections

2012

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

Steinberg ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 9th District. Steinberg sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Steinberg challenged incumbent Rep. Sue Myrick (R) in the May 8, 2012 primary. Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012 a runoff primary took place.[2] Steinber was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as 1 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 of Representatives-North Carolina, District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 31.6% 29,999
Jim Pendergraph 24.7% 23,401
Edwin B. Peacock III 11.9% 11,336
Ric Killian 10.2% 9,691
Dan Barry 5.8% 5,515
Andy Dulin 4.8% 4,526
Mike Steinberg 2.4% 2,297
Jon Gauthier 4.8% 4,526
Ken Leonczyk 2.2% 2,047
Richard Lynch 1.1% 1,000
Michael Shaffer 0.6% 579
Total Votes 94,917

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