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A Complete History of Musicians Running for Office

Justin Jeffre


Justin Jeffre Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

Well after his stint in boy band 98 Degrees, Justin Jeffre made a sharp foray into politics when in 2005, he announced he was running for mayor of Cincinnati. His platform was solid as he looked to improve relations between the public and the city’s police department and to revitalize the downtown area. What he lacked was political experience — an issue that was clearly on the minds of Cincinnati voters as the Green Party candidate drew in a mere 708 votes in the primary election.