Bill Salin

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Bill Salin
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 5
Bachelor'sIndiana Wesleyan University (1990)
Master'sIndiana Wesleyan University (1992)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Place of birthClinton, Indiana
ProfessionBusiness analyst
Campaign website
Bill Salin campaign logo
Bill Salin was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Republican primary.[1]

Politico listed the 5th district race as one of the five primaries to watch in 2012.[2]


Salin was born in Clinton, Indiana and attended high school there.[3]


  • 1990:Indiana Wesleyan University, B.S. in Business Management
  • 1992:Indiana Wesleyan University, MBA



  • United States Air Force: 9 years active duty including the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm

Salin also worked for various companies as a computer engineer, project manager, trainer and business analyst.[3]



See also: Indiana's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Salin ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 5th District. Salin and six other candidates lost to Susan Brooks in the May 8 Republican primary.[1]

U.S. House, Indiana, District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Brooks 30% 31,185
Jack Lugar 4.6% 4,758
John McGoff 22.8% 23,773
David McIntosh 29% 30,175
Jason Anderson 1% 1,036
Bill Salin 0.8% 869
Matthew Mount 0.4% 453
Wayne Seybold 11.4% 11,874
Total Votes 104,123


Salin is married to his wife, Svetlana, and together they have a six year old son named Jonathan. They currently live in Franklin Township, Indiana.[3]

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