United States House of Representatives election in Guam, 2012

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Guam's At-large congressional district

The 2012 United States House of Representatives election in Guam was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 to elect the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from Guam. The election will coincide with the elections of other federal offices, including a quadrennial presidential election.

The non-voting delegate is elected for two-year terms. Democratic incumbent Madeleine Bordallo, who has represented the district since 2003, won re-election for a sixth consecutive, two-year term,

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Madeleine Bordallo, incumbent Delegate[1]
  • Karlo Dizon, former energy non-governmental organization official and campaign staffer[2]
  • Patrick Iriarte (running as a write-in)[3]

Declined[edit]

Democratic primary results[edit]

Guam Democratic Primary, September 1, 2012[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Madeleine Bordallo 7,853 73,6%
Democratic Karlo Dizon 2,824 26,4%
Totals 10,677 100%

Congresswoman Bordallo's Democratic challenger, Karlo Dizon, endorsed her for re-election following the primary.[5]

General election[edit]

Republican Candidates[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

General election results[edit]

Election results, Guam Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 6, 2012[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Madeleine Bordallo 20,174 60.5%
Republican Frank Blas, Jr. 13,160 39.5%
Totals 33,334 100%
Democratic hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carrera, Janela Buhain (January 18, 2012). "Blas announces Congress bid, Bordallo to run for re-election". Marianas Variety. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ Matthews, Laura (July 21, 2012). "Redditor Karlo Dizon Goes For The 'Biggest Upset Victory' In Guam Delegate Race, Using New Technology To Reshape Island Politics". International Business Times. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kelman, Brett (August 18, 2012). "Yigo man joins delegate race". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ Taitano, Zita Y. (May 7, 2012). "Gutierrez will not run for Congress". Marianas Variety. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Kerrigan, Kevin (2012-09-03). "Dizon - "This Is the Beginning For the Next Generation of Leadership."". Pacific News Center. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  6. ^ Sablan, Jerick (August 7, 2012). "Diaz resigns to stay in race". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  7. ^ Taitano, Zita (2012-11-08). "Guam Democrats to maintain majority in Legislature". Marianas Variety. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  8. ^ "ELECTION UPDATE: 58 of 58 precincts reporting". Pacific Daily News. 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 

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