Jeff Gorman

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Jeff Gorman
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 13
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUnited States Naval Academy
Master'sUniversity of Cincinnati
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Personal
ProfessionPilot
Websites
Campaign website
Jeff Gorman was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 13th Congressional District of Michigan.[1] He was defeated by incumbent John Conyers, Jr. (D) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

Biography

After being born in Detroit, Michigan, Gorman grew up in Inkster and Garden City.[3] He earned a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the United States Naval Academy. He went on to earn an M.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Cincinnati.[4]

Gorman served in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve from 1997 to 2001. Professionally, Gorman worked as a commercial airline pilot (AFL-CIO) from 1985 to 2006.[4] He now works part-time as a substitute elementary school teacher and as a historical presenter. He had also worked as a park aide, a park ranger and an actor.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

Gorman ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Michigan's 13th District. Gorman ran unopposed for the Republican nomination in the primary on August 5, 2014. He was defeated by incumbent John Conyers, Jr. (D) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. Incumbent 79.5% 132,710
     Republican Jeff Gorman 16.3% 27,234
     Libertarian Chris Sharer 2.1% 3,537
     Independent Sam Johnson 2.1% 3,466
Total Votes 166,947
Source: Michigan Secretary of State

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