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|U.S. House, North Carolina, District 10|
Lynch was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of North Carolina. Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place. Lynch was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Patrick T. McHenry Incumbent||78%||29,400|
|Source: Results via the North Carolina State Board of Elections|
Lynch ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 9th District. Lynch sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Lynch faced Dan Barry, Andy Dulin, Jim Pendergraph, Robert Pittenger, Michael Steinberg, Michael Shaffer, Jon Gauthier, Edwin Peacock, and Ric Killian in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 10 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.
The primary took place on May 8, 2012.
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- United States House of Representatives
- North Carolina's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014
- North Carolina's 10th Congressional District
- Campaign website, "House," accessed March 6, 2014
- Associated Press, "2014 primary results," accessed May 6, 2014
- Charlotte Observer, "No more debt, GOP hopefuls for U.S. House seat agree at debate," accessed April 4, 2012 (dead link)
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Election Results," accessed May 9, 2012.
- Washington Post, "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012," accessed April 25, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Results," accessed October 10, 2012