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J.D. Miniear

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J.D. Minieat
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 7
Elections and appointments
Next primaryMay 6, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolWarsaw High School (1978)
Bachelor'sNorthwestern University (1982)
Campaign website
J.D. Miniear is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana.[1]

He was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2]


Miniear grew up in Huntington, Indiana, and then Lake Tippecanoe.[3]


  • 1978: Warsaw High School
  • 1982: Northwestern University, Double major economics/computer studies


  • 1997-2005: Developer Aerosoft Fitness Log pc shareware tracking Presidential Sports Awards[3]
  • 1995-1996: Marion County Christian Coalition Press Liaison[3]
  • 1997-2011: Indianapolis West District United Methodist Operation Classroom Missions Coordinator[3]
  • 1998-2001: Developer of W.A.R. Scoreboard (wellness and recreation) pc fitness log used by National Defense University Fort McNair[3]
  • 2000-2005, 2005-2011: Indianapolis SE Gideons Camp Vice President 2000-2005, President 2005-2011[3]



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

Miniear is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 7th District.[1] Miniear is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


See also: Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

Miniear ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 7th District. Miniear and five other candidates lost to Carlos May in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary.[2][4]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos May 26.8% 10,783
Steve Davis 19.2% 7,727
J.D. Miniear 5.5% 2,227
Tony Duncan 10.1% 4,079
Larry Shouse 3.5% 1,412
Wayne Harmon 10.6% 4,252
Catherine Ping 24.3% 9,771
Total Votes 40,251

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Miniear's reports.

J.D. Miniear (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 15, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
October Quarterly[7]October 15, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
Year End[8]January 31, 2014$0$2,101$(2,051)$50
Running totals


Miniear is engaged and has one son, Andrew.[3]

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