Antoinette Toni Morris

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Antoinette Toni Morris
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina, District 2
ProfessionProfessional Candidate
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Toni Morris was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Morris was defeated by Steve Wilkins in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2]



See also: North Carolina's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

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).[2]

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

U.S. House, North Carolina District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Wilkins 54.4% 24,327
Toni Morris 45.6% 20,431
Total Votes 44,758

Campaign donors

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. [5]

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