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{{tnr}}'''Jeff Barth''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[South Dakota's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012|the at-large Congressional District]] of [[South Dakota]]. Barth was defeated by [[Matt Varilek]] in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://electionresults.sd.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SWR&map=CTY ''South Dakota Secretary of State Elections Division'' "Election Results" Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Jeff Barth''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[South Dakota's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012|the At-Large Congressional District]] of [[South Dakota]]. Barth was defeated by [[Matt Varilek]] in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012.<ref name="results">[http://electionresults.sd.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=SWR&map=CTY ''South Dakota Secretary of State Elections Division'' "Election Results" Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==Elections==

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Jeff Barth
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Candidate for
U.S. House, South Dakota, at-large District
PartyDemocratic
Military service
Service/branchUS Army Reserve
Years of service1976-1982
Personal
ProfessionMinnehaha County commissioner, retired businessman
Websites
Campaign website
Jeff Barth was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the At-Large Congressional District of South Dakota. Barth was defeated by Matt Varilek in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: South Dakota's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Barth ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing South Dakota's at-large District. He was defeated Matt Varilek in the June 5, 2012, Democratic primary.[1] Incumbent Kristi Noem (R) ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

Ads

  • On May 24, 2012, Barth released a five-minute long internet ad titled "Why Jeff Barth for Congress?" The ad became an internet sensation, and was even picked up by New York Magazine.[3]
  • On May 29, Barth released his first TV ad.

"Washington DC is Broken ad"

"Barth's outrageous comments"

"Why Jeff Barth for Congress?"

Targeted

On May 31, 2012, the South Dakota Republican Party produced a video targeting Barth for comments he made about President Obama's health care reform law. Barth said the Republican plan “wants you to be healthy, wealthy or dying quickly."[4]

Campaign donors

As of May 16, 2012, Barth raised $44,855 during the 2012 election cycle and spent $44,305, leaving him with $550 cash on hand. Of that, 54 percent came from candidate self-financing, while 46 percent came from individual contributions.[5]

Personal

Barth and his wife Sherrie have two daughters and four grandchildren.

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