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Kenny West
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 11
PartyRepublican
Personal
Place of birthNovember 26, 1957
ReligionBaptist
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Kenny West was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] West was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

West ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 11th District. West sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. West challenged Ethan Wingfield, Jeff Hunt, Dan Eichenbaum, Spence Campbell, Mark Meadows, Vance Patterson and Chris Petrella in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary.

Because no candidate received more than 40% of the vote in the Republican primary election on May 8, 2012, a runoff primary took place.[2] West was eliminated in the May 8, 2012, primary.

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina 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] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[3]

The primary took place on May 8, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 11 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Meadows 37.8% 35,733
Vance Patterson 23.6% 22,306
Jeff Hunt 14.1% 13,353
Ethan Wingfield 11.3% 10,697
Susan Harris 6.2% 5,825
Kenny West 4.2% 3,970
Spence Campbell 1.9% 1,799
Chris Petrella 0.8% 778
Total Votes 94,461

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