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

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

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Nominee Donna Christian-Christensen Warren Mosler Holland L. Redfield, II
Party Democratic Independent Republican
Popular vote 11,512 3,276 2,131
Percentage 60.05% 17.09% 11.12%

 
Nominee Norma Pickard-Samuel Guillaume Mimoun Write-In
Party Independent Independent Independent
Popular vote 1,927 312 12
Percentage 10.05% 1.63% .06%

Representative before election

Donna Christian-Christensen
Democratic

Elected Representative

Donna Christian-Christensen
Democratic

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.

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

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
Total votes 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
Total votes 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
Total votes 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". Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands. 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-11-15.
  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". The Virgin Islands Daily News. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  6. ^ "Unofficial Election Results - Nov. 06, 2012 General Tally Results - By Election" (PDF). Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands. 2012-11-06. Retrieved 2012-11-15.

External links

  • Donna Christensen campaign website
  • Holland Redfield campaign website
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