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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Robert Gregory Canfield''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[Illinois' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012<ref name="remove">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" Accessed February 10, 2012] </ref> However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by [[Tammy Duckworth]] (D) in the general election.<ref>[http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120210/news/702109708/ ''Daily Herald'', "Write-in candidate challenging Walsh" Accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Robert Gregory Canfield''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[Illinois' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012<ref name="remove">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" accessed February 10, 2012] </ref> However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by [[Tammy Duckworth]] (D) in the general election.<ref>[http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120210/news/702109708/ ''Daily Herald'', "Write-in candidate challenging Walsh" accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Canfield lost to [[Tammy Duckworth]].<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref> Canfield ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]].<ref name="candidate">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" Accessed December 27, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Joe Walsh]] had sought re-election on the Republican ticket.
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Canfield lost to [[Tammy Duckworth]].<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref> Canfield ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]].<ref name="candidate">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" accessed December 27, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Joe Walsh]] had sought re-election on the Republican ticket.
  
Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012<ref name="remove">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" Accessed February 10, 2012] </ref> However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by [[Tammy Duckworth]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120210/news/702109708/ ''Daily Herald'', "Write-in candidate challenging Walsh" Accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
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Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012<ref name="remove">[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/CandList.aspx?SearchType=Type+Of+Office&ListType=RESULTS+OF+SEARCH+BY+TYPE+OF+OFFICE&ElectionID=32&ElectionType=GP&ElectionDate=3%2f20%2f2012&OfficeTypeSearchType=Matches&OfficeType=REPRESENTATIVE+IN+CONGRESS&QueryType=CANDIDATE&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+tblOffices.BallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2cPartySequence%2cFileDateTime%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+LotteryLastName%2c+LotteryFirstName ''Illinois Board of Elections'', "Candidate List" accessed February 10, 2012] </ref> However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by [[Tammy Duckworth]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120210/news/702109708/ ''Daily Herald'', "Write-in candidate challenging Walsh" accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
 
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Robert Gregory Canfield
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Robert Gregory Canfield was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Illinois. Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012[1] However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by Tammy Duckworth (D) in the general election.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Canfield lost to Tammy Duckworth.[3] Canfield ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Illinois' 8th District.[4] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Joe Walsh had sought re-election on the Republican ticket.

Canfield was removed from the official candidate list on January 24, 2012[1] However, he challenged the removal and instead ran as a write in candidate. He was defeated by Tammy Duckworth (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Duckworth 54.7% 123,206
     Republican Joe Walsh Incumbent 45.3% 101,860
     Independent Robert Gregory Canfield 0% 0
Total Votes 225,066
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

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