Pennsylvania Auditor General election, 2016

← 2012 November 8, 2016 2020 →
  Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, July 12 2017 (cropped).jpg 3x4.svg
Nominee Eugene DePasquale John Brown
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 2,958,818 2,667,318
Percentage 50.01% 45.08%

2016 Pennsylvania Auditor General Election.svg
Election results by county
DePasquale:
     40–50%      50–60%      60–70%      80–90%
Brown:
     40–50%     50–60%      60–70%      70–80%

Auditor General before election

Eugene DePasquale
Democratic

Elected Auditor General

Eugene DePasquale
Democratic

The Pennsylvania Auditor General election of 2016 was held on November 8, 2016. The primary election was held on April 26, 2016.[1]

Candidates

Eugene DePasquale, incumbent auditor general, was eligible for and ran for re-election to a second term. He won renomination in the Democratic primary. He faced Republican nominee John Brown, former mayor of Bangor, Pennsylvania, and Northampton County executive. Green nominee John Sweeney and Libertarian nominee Roy Minet also challenged DePasquale.[1][2]

Results

On November 8, 2016, Eugene DePasquale defeated John Brown to be re-elected Auditor General of Pennsylvania.

2016 Pennsylvania Auditor General election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Eugene DePasquale (inc.) 2,958,818 50.01
Republican John Brown 2,667,318 45.08
Green John Sweeney 158,942 2.69
Libertarian Roy Minet 131,853 2.23
Majority 291,500 4.92
Turnout 5,916,931

Source:[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Pennsylvania Auditor General Results: Eugene DePasquale Wins". The New York Times. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  2. ^ Miller, Rudy (9 November 2016). "John Brown concedes in Pa. auditor general race". Lehigh Valley Live. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  3. ^ "PA Election Returns, 2016 Presidential Election". 10 December 2018.