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|U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 7|
|High school||South Philadelphia High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Pennsylvania|
|J.D.||Villanova Law School|
|Place of birth||Philadelphia, PA|
Badey ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 7th District. He was unopposed in the April 24 Democratic primary and hoped to unseat incumbent Rep. Patrick Meehan (R) in the November 6 general election.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Pennsylvania in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats would retake the House or Republicans would hold their majority in 2013. Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.
|U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 7 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Patrick Meehan Incumbent||59.4%||209,942|
|Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
In March 2012, Badey released a one-minute long campaign ad.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania's 7th Congressional District, 2012 - George Badey Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$2,589,845|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$1,627,729|
|Top contributors to George Badey's campaign committee|
|American Association for Justice||$10,000|
|McLaughlin & Lauricella||$7,500|
|Sheet Metals Workers Union||$7,500|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Trade Unions||$18,500|
Badey ad (March 17, 2012).
- Delco Times "Radnor Democrat George Badey III looking to run against Meehan in 7th District" Accessed April 20, 2012
- Politico "2012 House Race Results"
- Pennsylvania Department of State "2012 General Primary Unofficial Returns," April 24, 2012
- Washington Post "The 10 states that will determine control of the House in 2012" Accessed April 25, 2012
- Open Secrets "George Badey 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed March 26, 2013
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