Sonya Holmes

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Sonya Holmes
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 2
PartyRepublican
Education
OtherCentral Carolina Community College
Websites
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Sonya Holmes was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Holmes was defeated by incumbent Renee Ellmers in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Holmes ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 2nd District. Holmes sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Holmes faceed incumbent Rep. Renee Ellmers, Richard Speer, and Clement Munno in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary. Holmes was defeated by incumbent Renee Ellmers in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]

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.[3] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3][4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRenee Ellmers Incumbent 56% 37,661
Sonya Holmes 9.7% 6,535
Clement F. Munno 4.4% 2,982
Richard Speer 29.9% 20,099
Total Votes 67,277

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