Jim Berns

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Jim Berns
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 1
Place of birthCincinnati, OH
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Jim Berns was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Ohio.[1]



See also: Ohio's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Berns was defeated by incumbent Steve Chabot in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2] Berns ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 1st District. Berns defeated Sandra Queen Noble in the Libertarian primary on March 6, 2012.[3][4]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans hold their majority in 2013.[5] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jeff Sinnard 37.6% 131,490
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Chabot Incumbent 57.7% 201,907
     Libertarian Jim Berns 2.8% 9,674
     Green Rich Stevenson 1.9% 6,645
Total Votes 349,716
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Ohio District 1 Libertarian Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Berns 87% 140
Sandra Queen Noble 13% 21
Total Votes 161

Campaign donors

As of October 4, 2012, Berns did not have any contribution reports on file with the Federal Election Commission

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