|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Tennessee, District 7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Associate's||Northwestern State University of Louisiana|
|Bachelor's||Austin Peay State University, Thomas Edison State College|
|Master's||Murray State University|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||26|
was a 2014 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
to represent the 7th Congressional District
Cramer defeated Credo Amouzouvik
in the Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Marsha Blackburn
(R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
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 an 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.
Cramer served in the United States Army for 26 years. He worked as an Army warrant officer, Chinook helicopter pilot.
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.
- See also: Tennessee's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014
Cramer ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 7th District. Cramer defeated Credo Amouzouvik in the Democratic primary. He was defeated by incumbent Marsha Blackburn (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 7 General Election, 2014
||Marsha Blackburn Incumbent
|| Dan Cramer
|| Lenny Ladner
|Source: Tennessee Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.
|U.S. House, Tennessee District 7 Democratic Primary, 2014
| Credo Amouzouvik
|Source: Results via Associated Press
Cramer lives in Clarksville, Tennessee with his wife and daughter.
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- ↑ Tennessee.gov, "Governor, United States Senate, and United States House of Representatives Petitions Filed by Qualifying Deadline," accessed April 3, 2014
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Huffington Post, "Election 2014," accessed November 6, 2014
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Information submitted through Ballotpedia's biographical submission form on April 10, 2014
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- ↑ Dan Cramer for Congress: "Bio," accessed April 13, 2014