Bucks County Election Results 2012

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100 percent reporting; the results are unofficial until declared by the Bucks County Board of Elections


     Race       Democratic Candidates Results Republican Candidates Results U.S. President Obama-Biden 159,598 Romney-Ryan 155,876 U.S. Senate Bob Casey
161,373 Tom Smith 146,918 U.S. Congress,
8th District Kathy Boockvar 137,130 Mike Fitzpatrick 175,118 PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane 161,539 David Freed 143,310 PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale 143,477 John Maher 154,402 PA Treasurer Robert McCord 150,372 Diana Irey Vaughan 147,523 18th State Assembly uncontested

Gene DiGirolamo  18,776 29th State Assembly Brian Munroe 14,904 Bernie O’Neill 20,861 31st State Assembly Steven Santarsiero 20,495 Anne Chapman 15,010 140th State Assembly John Galloway 18,412 Eric David 6,755 141st State Assembly Tina Davis 17,600 Anthony Sposato 6,653 142nd State Assembly uncontested

Frank Farry  20,528 143rd State Assembly Joseph Frederick 12,537 Marguerite Quinn 20,362 144th State Assembly uncontested
Katharine Watson
25,393 178th State Assembly uncontested

Scott Petri  24,789

In 2004, with about 320,000 total votes, Sen. John Kerry beat incumbent George W. Bush by a slim margin of about 3 percent. Barack Obama, however, beat Sen. John McCain in the 2008 presidential balloting by a 16 percent margin with a total of 332,924 votes cast.

Historically, Bucks sways slightly to the democrats overall in presidential elections. In 2008, most municipalities went to Obama, though Northampton Township and Upper Southampton Township gave McCain a victory over Obama by less than 2,000 votes.

The larger portions of the county, such as the Quakertown and Doylestown areas, leaned heavily to the democrats in 2008. Also, in Lower Bucks, some Bensalem and Levittown area precincts picked Obama 2-to-1.

In state races, Republican Mike Fitzpatrick beat incumbent Patrick Murphy by 9,000 votes for the 8th Congressional District in 2010. This election, Fitzpatrick ran against Kathy Boockvar and won by about 40,000 votes.

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Haywood Joublomie November 06, 2012 at 09:01 PM
Ed Roper November 06, 2012 at 09:07 PM
OMG AN OPINION THAT IS OUTSIDE OF THE MASS MEDIA GROUPTHINK! IGNORE IGNORE LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR YOU. FOX NEWS IS KING. LA LA LA. OH HAIL O'REILLY. LA LA LA LA Hey Jarhead, this isn't a blog. Maybe it might help to expand your mind a bit :: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_dissonance
Rich November 06, 2012 at 10:20 PM
my son said the same thing. he said when he pushed the vote button he did not hear the noise that the machine was supposed to make. Lower Bucks Pa Middeltown.
TP November 06, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Ooooooooo. Ed your so insightful! By the way you look so hip with your stare down and faux beard. Take your CAPS lock button off and stick it you hipster
Bettina November 07, 2012 at 01:26 AM
yeah...remember Watergate...,the republicans are capable of criminal activity.


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