Charles Dumas

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Charles Dumas
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 5
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York
J.D.Yale University
Personal
ProfessionPennsylvania State University professor
Websites
Campaign website
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Charles Dumas was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. He was defeated by Glenn Thompson.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Dumas ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Pennsylvania's 5th District. He was unopposed in the April 24 Democratic primary and hoped to unseat incumbent Rep. Glenn Thompson (R) in the November 6 general election.[2]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013.[3] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[3]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGlenn Thompson 62.9% 177,740
     Democratic Charles Dumas 37.1% 104,725
Total Votes 282,465

Campaign donors

2012

Dumas was defeated by Glenn Thompson in 2012. During that election cycle, Dumas' campaign committee raised a total of $35,222 and spent $35,794.[4]

External links

Official campaign website

References