John Barnes, Indiana Representative
|Indiana State Senate District 32|
|Indiana House of Representatives|
|2008 – 2010|
|High school||Howe High School|
|Profession||Social Studies Teacher|
John Barnes was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 32 of the Indiana State Senate. He previously served as a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 89th District from 2008-2010. Barnes defeated Patricia Mink in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.
Barnes was born and raised on the eastside of Indianapolis. He is a social studies teacher and department chair. Barnes started teaching in 1979
- IPS School #77
- 1975: Howe High School
- Butler University, B.A. degree in Liberal Arts
He is the creator of Respecting Diversity.
- Elections and Apportionment
- Financial Institutions
- Government and Regulatory Reform
- Veterans Affairs and Public Safety (Vice Chair)
- See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2012
Barnes ran in the 2012 election for Indiana State Senate District 32. He defeated Patricia G. Mink in the May 8 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Patricia L. Miller (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Indiana State Senate, District 32, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Patricia Miller Incumbent||59.2%||29,163|
|Indiana State Senate, District 32 Democratic Primary, 2012|
In the May 4th primary, Barnes ran unopposed and received 1,909 votes.
|Indiana House of Representatives, District 89 (2008)|
|John Barnes (D)||13,442|
|Chris Swatts (R)||12,182|
In 2008, Barnes collected $522,442 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|Indiana State Teachers Association||$180,500|
|Indiana Democratic Party||$147,623|
|Indiana House Democratic Caucus||$66,329|
|Pat Bauer for State Representative||$47,000|
|Russ Stilwell for State Representative||$5,500|
|American Federation of Teachers||$5,000|
|American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees||$5,000|
|Win Moses for State Representative||$5,000|
|Indiana Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Jeb Bardon for Indiana||$3,000|
|International Union of Painters & Allied Trades||$2,500|
|Electrical Workers Local 481||$2,300|
|Community Health Network Pac||$2,000|
|Metro-West Pac (2-C)||$2,000|
|Indiana Association of Realtors||$2,000|
|Indiana State Auto Workers||$2,000|
|International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers||$2,000|
|Communication Workers of America- District 4- Political Education Committee||$2,000|
|John F. Barnes||$1,900|
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- John Barnes' personal website
- Indiana House of Representatives - John Barnes
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006
- John Barnes on Facebook
- Campaign website
- Associated Press, "Election Results 2012," accessed May 8, 2012
- John Barnes, "Biography" accessed April 19, 2012
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Barnes
- Indiana Secretary of State, "List of May 8, 2012, primary candidates," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, " Official 2012 General Election Results," accessed January 19, 2013
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2010 Official General Election Results," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2010 Official Primary Election Results," accessed March 6, 2014
- Indiana Secretary of State, "2008 Official election results," accessed March 6, 2014
- Barnes Campaign Donors
|Indiana House of Representatives District 89
| Succeeded by|