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 one of the 10 states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held 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

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

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