Marcus W. Williams

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Marcus W. Williams
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina , District 8
High schoolLumberton High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
J.D.University of Minnesota Law School
Campaign website
Marcus W. Williams was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 8th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Williams was defeated by Larry Kissell in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2]
Marcus W. Williams for House campaign logo.



See also: North Carolina's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Williams ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing North Carolina's 8th District. Williams sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was February 29, 2012. Williams was defeated by incumbent Rep. Larry Kissell in the May 8, 2012 Democratic primary.[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]

Primary results

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

U.S. House of Representatives-North Carolina, District 13 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Kissell 72.6% 45,987
Marcus W. Williams 27.4% 17,393
Total Votes 63,380

Campaign donors

As of April 18, 2012, Williams had raised $12, 376 in the 2012 election cycle, and spent $12,306, leaving him with $70 cash on hand. Of that, nearly 100 percent of it was candidate self-financing.[5]

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