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Kinard was running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 9th congressional district elections, 2012|9th District]]. She sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and was defeated 11th district incumbent [[Yvette Clarke]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 primary results"]</ref>
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Kinard ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 9th congressional district elections, 2012|9th District]]. She sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and was defeated 11th district incumbent [[Yvette Clarke]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 primary results"]</ref>
  
Kinard, who is also a minister, formerly worked as Senior Legislative Attorney for the New York City Council.<ref name="dp">[http://ditmaspark.patch.com/articles/ditmas-park-election-guide ''Ditmas Park Patch'' "Ditmas Park election guide," June 15, 2012]</ref> She says she is focused on addressing local concerns of unemployment and education. Kinard wants to ensure government jobs aren't outsourced, and support small businesses. She also says she would fight to bring more education arts funding to New York.<ref>[http://prospectheights.patch.com/articles/congresswoman-clarkes-challenger-runs-on-platform-of-visibility-inclusiveness ''Prospect Heights Patch'' "Congresswoman Clarke's Challenger Runs on Platform of Visibility, Inclusiveness," June 15, 2012]</ref>
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Kinard, who is also a minister, formerly worked as Senior Legislative Attorney for the New York City Council.<ref name="dp">[http://ditmaspark.patch.com/articles/ditmas-park-election-guide ''Ditmas Park Patch'' "Ditmas Park election guide," June 15, 2012]</ref> She was focused on addressing local concerns of unemployment and education. Kinard wanted to ensure government jobs weren't outsourced, and supported small businesses. She also said she would fight to bring more education arts funding to New York.<ref>[http://prospectheights.patch.com/articles/congresswoman-clarkes-challenger-runs-on-platform-of-visibility-inclusiveness ''Prospect Heights Patch'' "Congresswoman Clarke's Challenger Runs on Platform of Visibility, Inclusiveness," June 15, 2012]</ref>
  
President Barack Obama has backed Clarke.<ref name="obama">[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6007543/obama-endorses-nydia-velazquez?politics-bucket-headline ''Capital New York'' "Obama endorses Nydia Velazquez," June 15, 2012]</ref> He said that Clarke has worked "to give a voice to the voiceless, whether it was improving educational opportunity for children, expanding access to healthcare for women in need, or helping small businesses expand and add new jobs."<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/06/nothing-like-a-little-support-from-the-prez-to-get-people-talking ''New York Daily News blog'' "Nothing Like A Little Support From The Prez To Get People Talking," June 14, 2012]</ref>
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President Barack Obama backed Clarke.<ref name="obama">[http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6007543/obama-endorses-nydia-velazquez?politics-bucket-headline ''Capital New York'' "Obama endorses Nydia Velazquez," June 15, 2012]</ref> He said that Clarke has worked "to give a voice to the voiceless, whether it was improving educational opportunity for children, expanding access to healthcare for women in need, or helping small businesses expand and add new jobs."<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/06/nothing-like-a-little-support-from-the-prez-to-get-people-talking ''New York Daily News blog'' "Nothing Like A Little Support From The Prez To Get People Talking," June 14, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Sylvia Kinard
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Sylvia Kinard was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 9th Congressional District of New York.

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2012

See also: New York's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

Kinard ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 9th District. She sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and was defeated 11th district incumbent Yvette Clarke in the June 26 Democratic primary.[1][2]

Kinard, who is also a minister, formerly worked as Senior Legislative Attorney for the New York City Council.[3] She was focused on addressing local concerns of unemployment and education. Kinard wanted to ensure government jobs weren't outsourced, and supported small businesses. She also said she would fight to bring more education arts funding to New York.[4]

President Barack Obama backed Clarke.[5] He said that Clarke has worked "to give a voice to the voiceless, whether it was improving educational opportunity for children, expanding access to healthcare for women in need, or helping small businesses expand and add new jobs."[6]

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