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Vernon Robinson

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Vernon Robinson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 8
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Winston-Salem City Council
1995 -2007
Education
Bachelor'sUnited States Air Force Academy
Master'sUniversity of Missouri
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 23
ProfessionMedia consultant
Websites
Campaign website
Vernon Robinson was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election, a runoff primary took place.[2] Robinson was eliminated in the runoff primary on May 8, 2012.[2]
Vernon Robinson for House campaign logo.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Robinson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 8th District. Robinson sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates was February 29, 2012. Robinson attempted to unseat incumbent Rep. Larry Kissell (D). Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election, a runoff primary took place.[2] Robinson was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.[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]

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