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United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2012

 

United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands, 2012

U.S. Virgin Islands' At-large congressional district

The 2012 United States House of Representatives election in the United States Virgin Islands was held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 and elected the non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the United States Virgin Islands. The election coincided with the elections of other federal offices, including a quadrennial presidential election.

The non-voting delegate is elected for two-year terms. Democratic incumbent Donna Christian-Christensen, who has represented the district since 1997, won re-election.

Primary elections were held on September 8, 2012. [1]

Democratic primary

Candidates

U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Primary, September 8, 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen 3,589 57.48%
Democratic Stacey Plaskett 2,653 42.49%
Democratic Write-ins 2 .03%
Totals 6,244 100%

Republican primary

Candidates

U.S. Virgin Islands Republican Primary, September 8, 2012[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Holland L. Redfield, II 124 72.51%
Republican Vincent E. Danet 46 26.90%
Republican Write-ins 1 .58%
Totals 171 100%

General election

Candidates

  • Guillaume Mimoun (I), perennial candidate[5]
  • Warren Mosler (I), perennial candidate[5]
  • Norma Pickard Samuel (I)[5]

General election results

Election results, U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, November 6, 2012[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Donna Christian-Christensen 11,512 60.05%
Independent Warren B. Mosler 3,276 17.09%
Republican Holland L. Redfield, II 2,131 11.12%
Independent Norma Pickard-Samuel 1,927 10.05%
Independent Guillaume Mimoun 312 1.63%
Independent Write In candidates 12 .06%
Totals 19,170 100%
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ Ward, Jamie (August 21, 2012). "Ballot Order Set for Primary Election". St. Croix Source. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "St. Croix Attorney Challenging Christensen in Democratic Primary". St. Croix Source. May 15, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands 2012 Primary Election Unofficial Tally Results - September 8, 2012".  
  4. ^ a b Kossler, Bill (June 22, 2012). "Former V.I. Sen. Redfield Takes On Christensen For Congress". St. Croix Source. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c Lewin, Aldeth (August 15, 2012). "Elections has many names to evaluate".  
  6. ^ "Unofficial Election Results - Nov. 06, 2012 General Tally Results - By Election".  

External links

  • Donna Christensen campaign website
  • Holland Redfield campaign website
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