Antoinette Toni Morris
|Antoinette Toni Morris|
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|U.S. House, North Carolina, District 2|
Morris ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 2nd District. Morris sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Morris was defeated by Steve Wilkins in the Democratic primary to unseat incumbent Rep. Renee Ellmers (R).
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the 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.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012|
As of April 18, 2012, Morris had raised $7,408 and spent $5,942, leaving him with $1,466 cash on hand. Of that, $7,258 (98%) came from individual contributions, while $100 (1%) came from candidate self-financing. 
- Opencongress.org Accessed February 6, 2012
- [http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/NC/36596/80750/en/summary.html 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"
- opensecrets.org Accessed May 3, 2012