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Neil Burns

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Neil Burns
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 8
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Neil Burns was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 8th Congressional District of Texas.[1]

Burns was defeated by Republican incumbent Kevin Brady on November 6, 2012.[2]



See also: Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Burns ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 8th District. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. He ran against incumbent Kevin Brady (R) and Roy Hall (L) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

U.S. House, Texas District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Brady Incumbent 77.3% 194,043
     Democratic Neil Burns 20.3% 51,051
     Libertarian Roy Hall 2.4% 5,958
Total Votes 251,052
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Burns's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Burns did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Burns's campaign committee raised a total of $14,936 and spent $10,871.[5]

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