How Penn-Related Political Candidates Fared in Election 2012

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Sean Bielat, WG’10

U.S. Congress, District 4

Result: Lost to Democrat incumbent, 64% to 34%

 

Jon Golnik, WG’93

U.S. Congress, District 3

Result: Lost to Democrat incumbent, 65% to 35%

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Janet Cowell, C’90 WG’95 G’95

NC State Treasurer

Democratic Incumbent—entering her second term

Result: Re-elected with 54%

 

PENNSYLVANIA

George Badey, C’79

U.S. Congress, District 7

Result: Lost to Republican incumbent, 58.1% to 41.9%

 

Kathy Boockvar, C’90

U.S. Congress, District 8

Result: Lost to Republican challenger, 57% to 43%

 

Bob Brady (co-teaches a Penn course)

U.S. Congress, District 1

Incumbent—has served for eight terms

Result: Re-elected with 85%

 

Matt Cartwright, JD’86

U.S. Congress, District 17

Result: Won against Republican challenger, 60.5% to 39.5%

 

Chaka Fattah, G’86

U.S. Congress, District 2

Incumbenthas served nine terms

Result: Re-elected 89.4%  

 

Robert McCord, WG’89

PA State Treasurer

Democratic Incumbent—entering his second term

Result: Re-elected with 56%

 

Editor’s note: The publication of these results does not indicate in any way Wharton Magazine‘s preference for one candidate or political party over another. Special thanks goes out to researchers Stephanie Nam and Afnaan Moharram.

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