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was a 2012 Democratic
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 6th Congressional District
. He won the Democratic nomination and faced Republican Luke Messer
in the general election.
Bookout lost to Republican candidate Luke Messer on November 6, 2012.
- Ball State, Political Science and Criminal Justice
Bookout led his family’s home building and land development companies for nearly 15 years. He is a certified master homebuilder by trade.
- See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012
Bookout ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 6th District. Bookout defeated Dan Bolling, Jim Crone, George Holland and Susan Hall Heitzman in the Democratic primary and was defeated by Luke Messer (R) in the November 6 general election.
|United States House of Representatives, Indiana District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
| Dan Bolling
| Jim Crone
| George Holland
| Susan Hall Heitzman
Bookout received endorsements from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Dennis Tyler, Mayor Greg York, County Commissioner President Todd Donati, County Commissioner Larry Bledsoe, County Commissioner Donald Dunnuck, State Senator Tim Lanane, Former State Senator Allie Craycraft, State Representative Mike White, Muncie Fire Chief Edward Bell, Muncie Police Chief Steven Stewart, and Delaware County Sheriff Michael S. Scroggins.
Breakdown of the source of Bookout's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Bookout lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Bookout's campaign committee raised a total of $73,316 and spent $73,450.
|U.S. House, Indiana, District 6, 2012 - Brad Bookout Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Brad Bookout's campaign committee|
|Contributions Under 200||$4,770
|Democratic Party of Indiana||$2,500|
|Glass Molders Potter Plastic Workers||$2,500|
|Barnes & Thornburg||$2,000|
|Warwick Partners LLC||$1,300
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|