Dan Cramer

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Dan Cramer
Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAustin Peay State University, Thomas Edison State College
Associate'sNorthwestern State University of Louisiana
Master'sMurray State University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service26
Campaign website
Dan Cramer is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Tennessee.[1] Cramer defeated Credo Amouzouvik in the Democratic primary. He will face incumbent Marsha Blackburn (R) and Lenny Ladner (I) in the general election.[2]


In 1987, Cramer earned an A.A. from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He earned a B.S. in aviation from Thomas Edison State College in 1996 and a M.S. in technology management from Murray State University in 1997. He went on to earn a second B.S. in engineering technology from Austin Peay State University in 2005.[3]

Cramer served in the United States Army for 26 years. He worked as an Army warrant officer, Chinook helicopter pilot.[3]


Campaign themes


Cramer submitted the following statement to Ballotpedia:

The current politics of partisanship and obstruction are destroying the American dream for too many Tennesseans. I want to play an active role in making our community, state and country a place where every Tennessean can provide for themselves and their families and where the American dream of giving our children better opportunities than we had ourselves is within every American's reach.[4]



See also: Tennessee's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

Cramer is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 7th District. Cramer defeated Credo Amouzouvik in the Democratic primary. He will face incumbent Marsha Blackburn (R) and Lenny Ladner (I) in the general election.[2]The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Tennessee District 7 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Cramer 79.1% 10,260
Credo Amouzouvik 20.9% 2,706
Total Votes 12,966
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.


Cramer lives in Clarksville, Tennessee with his wife and daughter.[5]

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  1. Tennessee.gov, "Governor, United States Senate, and United States House of Representatives Petitions Filed by Qualifying Deadline," accessed April 3, 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Associated Press, "Tennessee - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on April 10, 2014
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  5. Dan Cramer for Congress: "Bio," accessed April 13, 2014