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Jim Crone

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Jim Crone
Jim Crone.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 6
Bachelor'sIndiana State University
Ph.D.University of Kansas
Place of birthConnorsville, Indiana
ProfessionSociology Professor
Campaign website
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Jim Crone was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[1]


Crone was born and grew up in Connersville (Fayette County), Indiana.[2]


  • Indiana State University, B.A. in World History
  • University of Kansas, Ph.D. in Sociology


  • Danville High School, Teacher[2]
  • Hanover College, Professor of Sociology[2]



See also: Indiana's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Crone ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 6th District. Crone and three other candidates lost to Brad Bookout in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary.[1]

U.S. House, Indiana District 6 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Bookout 31% 8,278
Dan Bolling 13.9% 3,719
Jim Crone 21% 5,611
George Holland 7.7% 2,059
Susan Hall Heitzman 26.5% 7,077
Total Votes 26,744


Crone has a son, Alex.[2]

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