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|Oregon House of Representatives Distict 42|
|High school||Kubasaki High School|
|Bachelor's||Portland Community College|
|Service/branch||Oregon National Guard|
|Profession||Land management consultant, activist|
is a 2014 Democratic
candidate for District 42
of the Oregon House of Representatives
Sweeney was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Oregon.
- See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. John Sweeney will face Kathleen O'Brien, Dan Shaw, Rob Nosse, Don Gavitte, and Teddy Keizer in the Democratic primary.
- See also: Oregon's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012
Sweeney ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Oregon's 2nd District. Sweeney was defeated in seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline for candidates wishing to run was March 6, 2012. Sweeney was defeated by Joyce Segers in the Democratic primary to unseat incumbent Rep. Greg Walden (R).
|U.S. House, Oregon District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
| John Sweeney
In 2010, Sweeney ran in the primary for the Democratic nomination against incumbent Rep. Earl Blumenauer. Sweeney lost the primary, however, with about 8 percent of the vote.