Jeff Sinnard

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Jeff Sinnard
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 1
Bachelor'sUniversity of Cincinnati, 1986
Date of birthOctober 6, 1962
Place of birthCincinnati, OH
ProfessionEngineering consultant
ReligionRoman Catholic
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Jeff Sinnard (b. October 6, 1962) was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Ohio.[1]


Sinnard was an intern for the City of Covington from 1984 to 1986. In 1986, he received his BScEE in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He has since worked as an engineer for various different employers. He has worked as a self-employed engineering consultant since 2003.



See also: Ohio's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Sinnard was defeated by incumbent Steve Chabot in the Democratic primary.[2] Sinnard ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 1st District. Sinnard defeated Malcolm Kantzler in the March 6, 2012, primary.[3]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in Ohio in 2012 as 1 of the 10 states that could determine whether Democrats retake the House or Republicans hold their majority in 2013.[4] Ohio tied with Pennsylvania for 9th on the list.[4]

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 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Sinnard 50.3% 4,561
Malcom Kantzler 49.7% 4,505
Total Votes 9,066

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


Sinnard and his wife, Lucy, have three children.

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