Pennsylvania State Treasurer election, 2012

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pennsylvania Treasurer election, 2012
Pennsylvania
← 2008
2016 →
  Robert McCord.jpg Diana Irey Vaughan.jpg
Nominee Rob McCord Diana Irey Vaughan
Party Democratic Republican
Percentage 52.5% 44.0%

2012 PA Treasurer county results.png
County results

Treasurer before election

Rob McCord
Democratic

Elected Treasurer

Rob McCord
Democratic

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

Candidates[edit]

Incumbent Rob McCord and challenger Diana Irey Vaughan both ran unopposed in the Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively.[1] Patricia M. Fryman was the Libertarian candidate.[2]

Results[edit]

On November 6, 2012, McCord defeated Irey Vaughan, a Washington County Commissioner and former Congressional candidate, to be re-elected Treasurer of Pennsylvania.

2012 Pennsylvania Treasurer election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Rob McCord (Inc.) 2,872,344 52.53
Republican Diana Irey Vaughan 2,405,654 43.99
Libertarian Patricia Fryman 190,406 3.48
Majority 466,690 8.54
Turnout 5,468,404

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2012 General Primary - State Treasurer". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "2012 General Election - State Treasurer". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 20 November 2012.