Pennsylvania Attorney General election, 2012
|Elections in Pennsylvania|
The Pennsylvania Attorney General election of 2012 was held on November 6, 2012. The primary election was held on April 24.
David Freed, the district attorney of Cumberland County, ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Kathleen Kane, a former assistant district attorney in Lackawanna County faced former U.S. Representative Patrick Murphy in the primary to become the Democratic nominee. Kane was victorious in this race by a margin of 52.8% to 47.2% Marakay Rogers was the Libertarian candidate.
On November 6, 2012, Kathleen Kane defeated David Freed and Marakay Rogers to be elected Attorney General of Pennsylvania.
|Democratic gain from Republican|