Robert Crowder

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Robert Crowder
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Florida, District 18
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolMartin County High School (1963)
Bachelor'sFlorida Atlantic University
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Robert Crowder was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 18th Congressional District of Florida. Crowder was defeated by incumbent Allen West in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[1]

Biography

Education:[2]

  • Florida Atlantic University, BA
  • 1963: Martin County High School

Career

  • 1965 - 1968: Dispatcher for the Martin County Sheriff’s Office[3]
  • 1968 - 1969: Patrolman for the Stuart Police Department
  • 1969: Appointed as the first detective in the history of the city and implemented their criminal records and identification files

Crowder served as the undersheriff for 8 years in St. Lucie County before serving as Sheriff of Martin County for the past 20 years.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Florida's 18th Congressional District elections, 2012

Crowder ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 18th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[4] Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012. Crowder was defeated by incumbent Allen West in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Florida District 18 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAllen West Incumbent 74.4% 45,761
Robert Crowder 25.6% 15,744
Total Votes 61,505

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