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Billy Yow
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 6
Military service
Service/branchNorth Carolina National Guard
Date of birthJuly 17, 1962
Place of birthGuilford County, NC
ProfessionBusinessman, Guilford County Commissioner
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Billy Yow was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 6th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Yow was defeated by Howard Coble in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]



See also: North Carolina's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Yow ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 6th District. Yow sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Yow challenged incumbent Rep. Howard Coble (R) and William Flynn in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary. Yow was defeated by Howard Coble 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 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]

North Carolina's 6th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble Incumbent 57.3% 50,701
Billy Yow 20.4% 18,057
Bill Flynn 22.3% 19,741
Total Votes 88,499


In 2010, Yow ran for the 6th district congressional seat, but lost in the primary to incumbent Rep. Coble.

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