2012 Pennsylvania Auditor General election

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Nominee Eugene DePasquale John Maher
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,729,565 2,548,767
Percentage 49.73% 46.43%

Auditor General before election

Jack Wagner
Democratic

Elected Auditor General

Eugene DePasquale
Democratic

The Pennsylvania Auditor General election of 2012 was held on November 6, 2012. The primary election was held on April 24, 2012.[1][2]

Candidates

John Maher, State Representative for the 40th district defeated Frank Pinto, a former banking lobbyist, in the Republican primary. Eugene DePasquale, State Representative for the 95th district, ran unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1] Betsy Elizabeth Summers was the Libertarian candidate.[2]

Results

On November 6, 2012, Eugene DePasquale defeated John Maher to be elected Auditor General of Pennsylvania.

2012 Pennsylvania Auditor General election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eugene DePasquale 2,729,565 49.73
Republican John Maher 2,548,767 46.43
Libertarian Betsy Elizabeth Summers 210,876 3.84
Majority 180,798 3.30
Turnout 5,489,208

References

  1. ^ a b "2012 General Primary - Auditor General". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "2012 General Election - Auditor General". Pennsylvania Department of State. Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.