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2012 Primary results

Results
Amendment One
-For 61 percent
Against 38 percent
Rowan commission
Democrat
-Leda S. Belk3,934
-Ralph M. Walton 2,521
-Corey Hill 2,366
Thomas (Jack) Eller2,136
Carrol Crawford1,873
Travis Summitt 1,569
Republican
-Gus Andrews5,763
-Gene Miller 5,172
-Mike Caskey4,641
-Craig Pierce 4,388
Mac Butner 3,069
Laura E. Hutchison 2,805
Carl Dangerfield 2,349
Joel Johnson 1,237
(Bill) Feather 1,155
Governor
Democrat
-Walter Dalton 425,051
Gary M. Dunn 27,146
Bob Etheridge 352,242
Bill Faison 51,713
Gardenia Henley 48,369
Bruce Blackmon 22,132
Republican
-Pat McCrory 743,756
Jim Harney 26,240
Scott A. Jones 30,874
Jim Mahan 29,774
Charles Moss 13,690
Paul Wright 46,970
N.C. Senate
District 25
Republican
-Gene McIntyre 11,162
Jack T. Benoy 4,378
Democrat
-Gene McLaurin 15,442
Daniel Wilson 5,426
N.C. House
District 76
Republican
-Carl Ford 7,408
Eric Troyer 2,667
U.S. House
District 5
Democrat
-Elizabeth Motsinger 38,269
Bruce G. Peller 16,616
District 5
-Larry Kissell 45,508
Marcus Williams 17,096
District 12
-Mel Watt 52,480
Matt Newton 12,395
District 8
Republican
-Richard Hudson 20,596
-Scott Keadle 14,160
Vernon Robinson 11,577
Fred F. Steen II 9,373
John M. Whitley 8,610
Presidential
Republican
-Mitt Romney 612,568
Newt Gingrich 73,859
Ron Paul 107,087
Rick Santorum 100,661
Rowan voter turnout
32 percent – 29,141

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