was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 5th Congressional District
. He lost in the Republican primary.
Politico listed the 5th District race as one of the five primaries to watch in 2012.
- St. Pius X Catholic School
- North Central High School (1977)
- Indiana University (1980)
- Indiana University School of Medicine (1984)
- Post-graduate residency in Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Air Force National Guard
- Iraq Deployment October 2008-January 2009
- Emergency Room Physician
- See also: Indiana's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012
McGoff ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 5th District. McGoff and six other candidates lost to Susan Brooks in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary.
|U.S. House, Indiana District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
| Jack Lugar
| John McGoff
| David McIntosh
| Jason Anderson
| Bill Salin
| Matthew Mount
| Wayne Seybold
McGoff was defeated in the Republican Primary for election to the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 5th Congressional District. Incumbent Dan Burton won with 31 percent of the vote.
|U.S. House, Indiana District 5 Republican Primary, 2010
|Dan Burton Incumbent
| Luke Messer
| John McGoff
| Michael Murphy
| Brose McVey
McGoff and his wife Karen have been married for over 25 years and have a 15-year-old daughter, Ava.