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Robert Mansfield
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Pennsylvania, District 2
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army, Pennsylvania National Guard
Years of service1995 - 2010
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Robert Mansfield was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Pennsylvania.[1] He was defeated by incumbent Chaka Fattah.[2]
Robert Mansfield for House campaign logo.



See also: Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

Mansfield ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Pennsylvania's 2nd District. He was unopposed in the April 24 Republican primary and lost to incumbent Rep. Chaka Fattah (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

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.[4] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[4]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChaka Fattah Incumbent 89.3% 318,176
     Republican Robert Mansfield 9.4% 33,381
     Independent James Foster 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 356,386
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


In 2010, Mansfield ran for governor of Pennsylvania as an Independent. He dropped out of the race, however, in June 2010.[5]

Campaign donors


Mansfield was defeated by Chaka Fattah in 2012. During that election cycle, Mansfield's campaign committee raised a total of $12,186 and spent a total of $11,274.[6]

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