North Carolina's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012
November 6, 2012
May 8, 2012
Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline February 29, 2012. The primary elections were held on May 8, 2012.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Mike McIntyre (D), who was first elected to the House in 1996.
General election candidates
May 8, 2012 primary results
- Note: Timothy Alan Wilkes appeared on initial lists but ultimately withdrew prior to the primray.
The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans will hold its majority in 2013. North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.
Impact of redistricting
- See also: Redistricting in North Carolina
Following the 2010 Census results, North Carolina did not gain or lose any congressional seats, maintaining its 13 representatives. Under the new map, the 7th District now leans Republican. In addition, current 7th District Rep. Mike McIntyre's home has been redrawn into the 8th District. Regardless, McIntyre intends to seek re-election in the new 7th.
- United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2012