Lester Terry Moore

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Lester Terry Moore
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 4th
High schoolLynnville High School
Bachelor'sIndiana State University, Indiana University Northwest
(timed out) Campaign website
Lester Terry Moore campaign logo
Lester Terry Moore was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Democratic primary.[1]


Moore was born in Evansville, Indiana, and moved to rural Warrick County as a child.[2] He holds a bachelor's in Education for social studies from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. He is certified as an Indiana Assessor-Appraiser Level II and III.[2]

Moore worked for Northern Indiana Public Service Company.[2] He was a Control Room Operator and member of USWA Local 12775 and after 35 years retired in 2006.[2] He was elected Newton County Assessor and served from 2007-2011.[2]



See also: Indiana's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Moore ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 4th District. He lost to Tara Nelson in the May 8 Democratic primary.[1]

U.S. House, Indiana, District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTara Nelson 58.3% 7,018
Lester Terry Moore 41.7% 5,010
Total Votes 12,028


Moore and his wife Nancy have four children and nine grandchildren all residing in Indiana.[2] They reside on the family farm near Morocco.[2]

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