was a Libertarian candidate
for District 40
of the Indiana House of Representatives
. The primary election
was on May 4, 2010 and the general election was on November 2
- See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2010
Hinkle lost to Republican incumbent Gregory Steuerwald by a margin of 18,869 to 3,864 in the November 2 general election. 
In the primary election Hinkle ran unopposed.