List of candidates running for office in Kentucky (2022)

(Your Local Election Headquarters) – Tuesday was the deadline for candidates in Kentucky to file for the 2018 elections. Eyewitness News has compiled a list of the candidates running for positions in western Kentucky.

Not all statewide races are listed. To view all the races you’ll be voting on, click here.

US Representative

1st District
Alonzo Pennington – Democrat – Princeton
Paul Walker – Democrat – Murray
James Comer – Republican (incumbent) – Tompkinsville

2nd District
Hank Linderman – Democrat – Falls of Rough
Brian Pedigo – Democrat – Glasgow
Rane Eir Olivia Sessions – Democrat – Webster
Grant Short – Democrat – Owensboro
S. Brett Guthrie – Republican (incumbent) – Bowling Green

State Senate

4th District
J. Dorsey Ridley – Democrat (incumbent) – Henderson
Robert M. “Robby” Mills – Republican – Henderson

6th District
Crystal Chappell – Democrat – Drakesboro
C.B. Embry Jr. – Republican (incumbent) – Morgantown

8th District
Bob Glenn – Democrat – Owensboro
Phillip Matt Castlen – Republican – Owensboro
Dianne Burns Mackey – Republican – Utica

State Representative

7th District
Joy Gray – Democrat – Owensboro
Suzanne Miles – Republican (incumbent) – Owensboro

9th District
William Coleman – Democrat – Hopkinsville
Myron B. Dossett – Republican (incumbent) – Pembroke

10th District
Dean Schamore – Democrat (incumbent) – Hardinsburg
Josh Calloway – Republican – Irvington
Tina M. Howard – Republican – Vine Grove

11th District
Robert “Rob” Wiederstein – Democrat – Henderson
James Buckmaster – Republican – Henderson

12th District
Bruce Kunze – Democrat – Utica
Russell E. Peyton – Democrat – Manitou
Jim Gooch Jr. – Republican (incumbent) – Providence

13th District
Jim Glenn – Democrat – Owensboro
D J Johnson – Republican (incumbent) – Owensboro

14th District
Elizabeth M. Belcher – Democrat – Owensboro
Jordan Lanham – Republican – Philpot
Scott Lewis – Republican – Hartford

15th District
Brent Yonts – Democrat – Greenville
Melinda Gibbons Prunty – Republican (incumbent) – Greenville

Daviess County

Central County Commissioner
Charlie Castlen – Republican

Central District Constable
Steve Nave – Democrat
Ray Westerfield – Democrat

Central District Justice of the Peace
Chris Saalwaechter – Democrat

Circuit Court Clerk
Jason Roberts – Democrat
Jennifer Besecker – Democrat
Daniel Tierney – Republican

Commonwealth Attorney
Bruce Kuegel – Democrat

Coroner
Jeffrey Jones – Democrat

County Attorney
Nicholas Goetz – Democrat
Claud Porter – Democrat

County Clerk
Mark Armstrong – Democrat
Richard House – Democrat
Joseph Martin – Democrat
Leslie McCarty – Republican

County Surveyor
William Weikel – Democrat

East County Commissioner
Mike Koger – Democrat
Doug Hoyt – Republican
William Mounts – Republican
Jimmie Sapp – Republican

Eastern District Constable
Daniel Bennett – Republican
David Underhill – Democrat
Mark Irby – Democrat
Lisa Burns-Kirby – Democrat

Eastern District Justice of the Peace
Jerry McCandless – Democrat
Linda Perry – Republican
Anthony Cobb – Republican

Jailer
Deborah Duncan – Democrat
Terry Westerfield – Democrat
Arthur Maglinger – Republican
Morgan Palmiter – Republican

Judge Executive
Al Mattingly – Republican

PVA
Rachel Foster – Democrat

Sheriff
Keith Cain – Democrat

West County Commissioner
Sharon Castle – Republican
George Wathen – Republican

Western District Constable
Scott Smith – Democrat
Paul Westerfield – Democrat
Michael Wilkins – Democrat
Kris Crawford – Republican
Darrell Evans – Republican

Western District Justice of the Peace
Cathy Kramer – Republican

City Commissioner – candidates have until 8/14/18 at 4 p.m. (non-partisan)
Larry Conder
Maegan Hagan
Larry Maglinger
Adam Marshall
Pamela Smith-Wright
Jay Velotta

Hancock County

Circuit Clerk
Mike Boling – Democrat

Judge Executive
Jack B McCaslin – Democrat (incumbent)
Russell W Jackson – Republican
Johnny “Chic” Roberts – Republican

County Attorney
Paul L Madden Jr. – Democrat (incumbent)

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Sheriff
Ralph Dale Bozarth – Democrat (incumbent)

County Clerk
Trina Ogle – Democrat (incumbent)

PVA
Karen Keown Robertson – Democrat (incumbent)

Coroner
David C Gibson – Democrat (incumbent)
Michael Shane Clark – Democrat

Jailer
Roger D Estes – Democrat

Surveyor
Tyler Christian Pence – Republican

Magistrate District 1
Wayne Hodskins – Democrat (incumbent)
Roy White – Republican

Magistrate District 2
Kasey K Emmick – Democrat
Pam Bolen – Republican

Magistrate District 3
John Mark Gray – Republican (incumbent)

Magistrate District 4
Bruce Roby – Democrat
Donnie Taylor – Democrat
Tommy Fulkerson – Republican
L T Newton – Republican
Daniel Sanders – Republican

Constable District 1
Jack Jones – Democrat (incumbent)

Constable District 2
Charles Todd Duncan – Republican (incumbent)

Constable District 3
Brandon D Bozarth – Democrat (incumbent)
Michael Johnson – Democrat

Constable District 4
W Lloyd Basham – Democrat (incumbent)

Henderson County

County Judge Executive
Brad Schneider – Republican

Sheriff
Ed Brady – Democrat

Coroner
Bruce S. Farmer – Democrat

Circuit Clerk
Herbert McKee Jr. – Democrat

County Clerk
Renesa Abner – Democrat

County Attorney
Steven R. Gold – Democrat

County Surveyor
Dennis Branson – Democrat

Commonwealth Attorney 51st Judicial Circuit
William (Bill) Markwell – Democrat

Property Valuation Administrator
Troy Coleman – Republican
Andrew M. Powell – Democrat

Magistrate District 1
J.R. Stanley – Republican
Keith Berry – Democrat
George H. Warren – Democrat

Magistrate District 2
Bruce Todd – Democrat
Roger D. Timberlake – Democrat

Magistrate District 3
Timothy Southard – Republican
Charles G. Alexander – Democrat

Magistrate District 4
Billy (Butch) Puttman – Democrat

Magistrate District 5
Carter Wilkerson – Democrat

Jailer
Amy M. Brady – Democrat

Constable District 1
Raymond Henry Meredith – Democrat

Constable District 2
Jim Smith – Democrat
Elizebeth (Beth) Moran – Democrat

Constable District 3
James E. Davis – Democrat

Constable District 4
Kenneth Wallace – Democrat

Constable District 5
Michael Steinmetz – Democrat
Jackie Earl Williams – Democrat

City Commissioner (non-partisan)
Patti Bugg
Austin P. Vowels
Velvet Dowdy
Bradley S. Staton
X R Royster

Henderson Mayor (non-partisan)
Steve Austin
Robert N. Pruitt

Hopkins County

Circuit Court Clerk
Karen L. McKnight – Democrat
Tanya Michelle Bowman – Democrat

Commonwealth’s Attorney
Kathryn Senter – Democrat

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Coroner
Dennis H. Mayfield – Democrat

County Attorney
Byron L. Hobgood – Democrat

County Clerk
Keenan Cloern – Republican
Sheri Brooks Branon – Democrat

County Surveyor
Thomas W. Crabtree – Democrat

Jailer
Mike Lewis – Democrat
Lydon Logan – Democrat
Nicholas “Nick” Bailey – Republican

County Judge Executive
Jack Whitfield Jr. – Republican
Joe Blue – Democrat

PVA
Pamela J. Adams Love – Democrat

Sheriff
Matt Sanderson – Republican
Jeremy Crick – Democrat

Magistrate Dist. 1
Karol Welch – Democrat
Darwin Rideout – Democrat
Ricky Whitaker – Republican

Constable Dist. 1
Jacob T. Menser – Republican

Magistrate Dist. 2
William “Bill” Rudd – Republican
Misty Sigler Pollard – Democrat

Constable Dist. 2
Darrel Todd – Democrat

Magistrate Dist. 3
Vicki Dickerson Thomison – Democrat

Constable Dist. 3
James C. Woodruff – Democrat

Magistrate Dist. 4
Steven Cox – Democrat
Scott K. Stevenson – Republican
John T. Stachurski – Republican
Donald “Pat” Rhodes – Democrat
Ronnie Noel – Republican
Steve “Coach” Fowler – Democrat
Jeff “J.B.” Browning – Democrat
Carroll Coffman – Democrat

Magistrate Dist. 5
Billy N. Parish – Independent
David B. Simms – Democrat
Kim L. Hudson – Democrat

Constable Dist. 5
Bryan S. Anderson – Republican

Magistrate Dist. 6
Charlie G. Beshears – Democrat
Brien Terry – Democrat

Constable Dist. 6
Christopher Bean – Republican
Michael R. Todd – Democrat
Kelly George Potter – Republican

Magistrate Dist. 7
Hannah Miner Myers – Democrat

Constable Dist. 7
Kerry L. Burton – Democrat
Brenda A. Anderson – Democrat

Madisonville Mayor
Kevin Cotton – Republican
David W. Jackson – Republican
David C. Oakley – Democrat

Madisonville Council Ward 1
Mark D. Lee – Independent

Madisonville Council Ward 2
Tony Space – Republican

Madisonville Council Ward 3
Adam Townsend – Independent
Cameisha C. Jones – Democrat

Madisonville Council Ward 4
Larry W. Noffsinger – Democrat

Madisonville Council Ward 5
Frank Stevenson – Republican

Madisonville Council Ward 6
Bobby Johnson – Independent

McLean County

Judge Executive
Mike Burden – Republican
Stephen Kelly Thurman – Democrat (incumbent)

County Attorney
Donna M Dant – Democrat (incumbent)

Sheriff
Kenneth Frizzell – Republican (incumbent)
Frank S Cox – Democrat

Circuit Clerk
Stephanie King-Logsdon – Democrat (incumbent)
Jessica Troutman – Republican

County Clerk
Sandy Jeffries Dant – Democrat
Brenda Iglehart – Democrat
Tim Johnson – Democrat
Lisa Payton – Democrat
Carol Eaton – Democrat (incumbent)

PVA
Dale W Ayer – Democrat

Coroner
John W Muster IV – Democrat (incumbent)

Jailer
Chris Ellis – Republican
Kevin R Vaught – Republican
Mike “Red” Sallee – Democrat (incumbent)

Northwest Magistrate
Greg Cheatham – Democrat
Greg Dant – Democrat
Matt Hayden – Democrat (incumbent)
Billy Woosley – Democrat

Southwest Magistrate
Jimmy Igleheart – Democrat (incumbent)
Mack A Scott – Democrat
Joseph Lowery – Republican

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Northeast Magistrate
Rick L Kassinger – Democrat
Larry C Hardison – Democrat
Clay Troutman – Republican (incumbent)

Southeast Magistrate
Robert Bishop – Democrat
Christopher Alan Jarvis – Democrat
Shawn Kemper – Democrat
James White – Republican

Northwest Constable
Paul E McCarty – Democrat (incumbent)

Southeast Constable
Johnny Vandiver – Democrat (incumbent)

Northeast Constable
Randy Phillip Sosh – Democrat

Muhlenberg County

Circuit Court Clerk
Camron Laycock – Democrat

PVA
Belinda S. McKinney – Democrat
Harvey Joe VanHook – Republican

County Judge Executive
Curtis McGehee – Democrat
Mack McGehee – Republican

County Attorney
Ryan K. Rice – Democrat
Jonathan S. King – Democrat

County Court Clerk
Cozy T. Chappell – Democrat
Kyle Thomas – Democrat
Crystal Smith – Democrat
Tommy Watkins – Democrat
Kelly Bryan Young – Democrat
Paul W. Barrett – Republican

Sheriff
Jerry Knight – Democrat
Ricki Allen – Democrat
Jerry D. Mayhugh – Democrat
Terry Ray Nelson – Democrat

Jailer
Terry Nunley – Democrat
Terry Vick – Democrat
Lynn Avery – Democrat
Terry Schmautz – Republican

Coroner
Larry D. Vincent – Democrat
Jason “Bubba” Steele – Democrat
John Scott – Democrat
Leslie Flener – Democrat

Magistrate District 1
Paul E. Parker – Democrat
Andy Flener – Democrat
Roger L. Smith, Jr. – Democrat
Malcolm West – Democrat
Nathan Shemwell – Democrat
Mike Rowley – Republican

Magistrate District 2
Davey Douglas – Democrat
Michael Sublett – Democrat
Kevin W. Brooks – Democrat
Luke Browning – Democrat
T. Darrin Benton – Republican
Donny Cain – Republican

Magistrate District 3
Ross Jones – Democrat
Cecil Mangrum – Democrat
Barry Gardner – Democrat
Jeff Travis – Republican

Magistrate District 4
Keith Phillips – Democrat
Allen Matthew Harris – Democrat
Brent Sherrod – Democrat
Kelly Melton – Democrat
Jeffrey Thomas Spurlin – Democrat
Barry W. Waltrip – Democrat
Rick Whitney – Democrat
Shannon Shemwell – Democrat
Charles Short – Republican

Magistrate District 5
Andrew Bullock – Republican
James R. “JR” Whitmer – Republican
Troy Flener – Democrat
Kevin Gunn – Democrat
Greg Rager – Democrat
Terry Amos – Democrat

Constable District 1
Rondal Hambrick – Democrat
Steven Edwards – Republican

Constable District 2
Don Paschal – Republican
Jordan Mallory – Republican
Jay McElwain – Republican
Eddie B. Brake – Democrat

Constable District 3
Lorenza A. Abrams, II – Democrat
Ricky Spears – Democrat
Tommy Rose – Democrat

Constable District 4
Darrin S. Albro – Democrat

Constable District 5
Tim Franklin – Democrat
Billy Ray Landrum – Democrat

Central City Mayor (non-partisan)
Tony L. Armour
Barry Shaver

Central City – City Council (non-partisan)
George Reed Caskey, Sr.
Jimmy Arnold
Jerry L. Mitchell
Janet Hearld
Jeff “Heavy” Amos
Mike Jenkins
Ellanee Lancaster
Mae Christmas
Richard “Dicky” Miller
Brent A. Moore
Jerry Pat Durall
David Higgs
Shannon Coombs
Chad Moore
William “Billy Bob” Dukes
Otis L. Cunningham
David Spicer
Vivian E. Stobaugh Clark
Jack Reno

Ohio County

County Clerk
Bess T Ralph – Democrat

County Attorney
Justin S. Keown – Democrat

Jailer
Gerry “Rip” Wright – Democrat
Aaron Howard – Republican

PVA
Jason Chinn – Democrat

Sheriff
Tracy Beatty – Republican

Judge Executive
David Johnston – Republican
Steven Geary – Republican
Gregory Decker – Republican
Robert Seaton – Republican
Bryan Wilson – Republican
Brandon Thomas – Democrat
Richard Schaeffer – Democrat

Circuit Court Clerk
Shannon Boling Kirtley – Democrat

Magistrate District 1
Samuel Small – Democrat

Magistrate District 2
Dwight Raymond – Republican
Jason Bullock – Democrat

Magistrate District 3
Joseph “Joe” Barnes – Democrat
Larry Griffin – Democrat
Mark D. Whittaker – Democrat
Jason Burden – Republican
Marty Tichenor – Republican

Magistrate District 4
Larry Keown – Republican
Kenneth Calloway – Republican

Magistrate District 5
Larry Morphew – Republican
Cecil Gilstrap – Republican
Dewayne Johnson – Republican
Jack Payton – Democrat

Coroner
David Todd Morris – Republican
Elvis Doolin – Republican
Maranda Hays – Democrat

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Constable District 1
Leslie “Dickie” Gibson – Democrat
Joe Renfrow – Republican
Guthrie Mike Nance – Republican

Constable District 2
Orville Baize – Republican
Larry Bhulette – Democrat

Constable District 3
Jeremy S Nance – Republican
David A Wilkerson – Republican
Jonathan James – Republican
Nathan Fulkerson – Republican

Cosntable District 4
Justin Cooper – Republican

Constable District 5
Wayne Crowe Sr – Republican
Michael Simpson – Republican
Josh Wright – Republican

County Surveyor
Gerald D Ward – Democrat
William Tracy Crume – Republican

Beaver Dam Mayor (non-partisan)
Paul Sandefur

Beaver Dam Commissioners (non-partisan)
Keith T Dale
Charles Patton
Sandy Johnson-Robinson
Kevin Davis
Fred Welborn
James “Jim” Crump

Hartford Mayor
George Chinn

School Board District 5
Elizabeth “Beth” Lundsford

Union County

County Clerk
Trey Peak – Democrat
James Lyon Jr. – Republican
Curt Clements – Republican
Garrick Thompson – Republican

Judge Executive
Jeremy Curtis – Democrat
Michael Hardesty – Democrat
Tom Stevenson – Democrat
William Holbrook – Democrat
David Hart – Republican
Adam O’Nan – Republican

Jailer
Shawn Elder – Democrat

Sheriff
Mickey Arnold – Democrat
Jason O. Thomas – Republican

County Attorney
Julie Wallace – Democrat

Circuit Clerk
TrishTackett – Democrat
Jo Sheridan – Democrat

Magistrate District 1
Gary Day – Democrat
Rick Wyatt – Democrat
Mike Floyd – Republican

Magistrate District 2
Jerri Floyd – Democrat
Mike Clark – Democrat
Linda Clark – Democrat
Steven Gough – Republican

Magistrate District 3
Chuck Voss – Democrat
Jerry Dempsey – Democrat
Stephanie Hooper – Democrat
Dr. Noble Cobb – Republican
James Ricketts – Republican
Sarah Brockman – Republican

Magistrate District 4
Joe Wells – Democrat
Gary Wright – Democrat
Wayne Bickett – Democrat
Jim Byrnes – Republican

Magistrate District 5
Joe Clements – Democrat
Jonathan Hagan – Democrat
Dana Bishop – Democrat
Eddie Sheffer – Democrat
Donnie Greenwell – Democrat

Coroner
Stephen Shouse – Democrat

PVA
Clay Wells – Democrat

Webster County

Judge Executive
Stephen R. Henry – Republican

County Attorney
WM. Clint Prow – Democrat

County Clerk
Valerie Newell – Democrat

Circuit Clerk
Debbie Austin – Democrat

Sheriff
Frankie L. Springfield – Democrat

Coroner
Todd A. Vanover– Democrat

PVA
Jeffrey D. Kelley – Democrat

Jailer
Terry Elder – Democrat
Marcey Parker – Republican
Morgan McKinley – Republican

Magistrate District 1
Chad E. Townsend – Democrat

Magistrate District 2
Keith Eric Hayes – Democrat
Jerry “Poogy” Brown – Democrat
Brian H. Reynolds – Republican
Gary Hobgood– Democrat

Magistrate District 3
Tony Felker– Democrat

Constable District 1
David L. Bumpus– Democrat

Constable District 2
Jimmie Donahoo– Democrat
Michael Cline – Democrat
Rob Hensley – Democrat
Dewayne Drake – Democrat

Constable District 3
Mark Turner – Democrat

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FAQs

What is the maximum amount a person can donate to a state legislative candidate in Kentucky for a primary election? ›

PACs may contribute up to $2,000 to any candidate or slate of candidates per election. This means that the PAC may contribute $2,000 in a primary and, if the candidate or slate wins the primary, the PAC may contribute $2,000 in the general election.

How do you run for House of Representatives in Kentucky? ›

Must be at least 24 years of age, has been for 2 years next preceding his election, a resident of the county and a citizen of Kentucky, must have been a bona fide resident of the district he proposes to represent for at least 1 year immediately preceding his election.

What does the KY Secretary of State do? ›

The Kentucky Secretary of State oversees business filings in the state, public notary commissions, election information and much more.

Who is the current KY Secretary of State? ›

Secretary of State of Kentucky
Incumbent Michael Adams since January 6, 2020
Term length4 years
Inaugural holderJames Brown June 5, 1792
FormationKentucky Constitution 1792
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How much can a candidate personally spend on a campaign? ›

Primary elections

A publicly funded presidential primary candidate must agree to limit spending from the candidate's personal funds to $50,000.

What can campaign funds be spent on? ›

Campaign funds may be used to make donations or loans to bona fide charitable, educational, civic, religious, or similar tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations as long as the donation or loan is reasonably related to a political, legislative, or governmental purpose.

How much does a Kentucky House Representative make? ›

Kentucky House of Representatives
AuthorityThe Legislative Department, Section 29, Kentucky Constitution
Salary$186.73/day + per diem
Elections
Last electionNovember 3, 2020 (100 seats)
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What is a constable in KY? ›

Constables are peace officers with a broad range of authority to serve court processes. They may execute warrants, summonses, subpoenas, attachments, notices, rules, and orders of the court in all criminal, penal, and civil cases (KRS 70.350). Kentucky Constables are elected from each Magistrate district in the county.

Who are elected officials in Kentucky? ›

Kentucky House
  • David W. Osborne. Speaker of the House. ...
  • David Meade. Speaker Pro Tempore. Republican.
  • Steven Rudy. Majority Floor Leader. Republican.
  • Suzanne Miles. Majority Caucus Chair. Republican.
  • Chad McCoy. Majority Whip. Republican.
  • Joni L. Jenkins. ...
  • Derrick Graham. Minority Caucus Chair. ...
  • Angie Hatton. Minority Whip.

Do I need to register with the Kentucky Secretary of State? ›

Who needs to register their business? In most cases, all businesses in Kentucky are required by law to register with the Office of the Secretary of the State, the Department of Revenue, the Office of Employment Training, the Internal Revenue Service and with local municipalities to obtain business licenses and permits.

What is a Secretary of State for a business? ›

When you start a business, whether a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, or corporation, the Secretary of State's office, sometimes called the Department of State, registers and authenticates business entities and trademarks. These state offices process, file, and maintain records related to business entities.

How do I get an EIN number in Kentucky? ›

To obtain an EIN number immediately, apply online (available for most businesses) or call the IRS at (800) 829-4933.

Is Kentucky a state or a commonwealth? ›

There are four states in the United States that call themselves commonwealths: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The distinction is in name alone. The commonwealths are just like any other state in their politics and laws, and there is no difference in their relationship to the nation as a whole.

Is Kentucky a city or state? ›

Kentucky

How do I form an LLC in Kentucky? ›

Just follow these six steps, and you'll be on your way.
  1. Name Your Kentucky LLC. ...
  2. Choose Your Registered Agent. ...
  3. Prepare and File Articles of Organization. ...
  4. Receive a Certificate From the State. ...
  5. Create an Operating Agreement. ...
  6. Get an Employer Identification Number.
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Can you use your own money to campaign? ›

When candidates use their personal funds for campaign purposes, they are making contributions to their campaigns. Unlike other contributions, these candidate contributions are not subject to any limits. They must, however, be reported.

Do election candidates get paid? ›

A payment to a party must be made to an account held by the party or party agent. No payments are made to a party or a candidate while: the party or candidate has an outstanding declaration of political donations and electoral expenditure.

Can you pay yourself with campaign funds? ›

Using campaign funds for personal use is prohibited. Commission regulations provide a test, called the "irrespective test," to differentiate legitimate campaign and officeholder expenses from personal expenses.

What are the 4 sources of campaign contributions? ›

Sources of campaign funding
  • Federal contribution limits. Federal law does not allow corporations and labor unions to donate money directly to candidates ("hard money") or national party committees. ...
  • Bundling. ...
  • Advocacy groups/interest groups. ...
  • "Hard" and "soft" money.

What happens to politicians who lost their seats? ›

When a member of the House of Representatives loses their seat in a federal election they are no longer a member from the date of the election. State senators who lose their seat in a regular election continue in their role until the next 30 June. Newly elected senators start their role on 1 July.

How much money can a PAC give to a candidate? ›

Contribution limits for 2021-2022 federal elections
Recipient
PAC† (SSF and nonconnected)
DonorIndividual$5,000 per year
Candidate committee$5,000 per year
PAC: multicandidate$5,000 per year
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What is KY governor salary? ›

Governor of Kentucky
Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
FormationJune 4, 1792
DeputyLieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Salary$145,992 (2018)
Websitegovernor.ky.gov
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How many House districts are there in Kentucky? ›

Kentucky is currently divided into 6 congressional districts, each represented by a member of the United States House of Representatives.

How much do House of Representatives make? ›

Introduction. Senators and members receive an annual allowance by way of basic salary—$211,250 from 1 July 2019. [1] This research paper explains the legislative basis, fixing and linking mechanisms for the allowance. Adjustments to the base salary since 2000 and 1983 are provided in Table 1 and Graph 1 respectively.

Do Ky constables get paid? ›

How much does a Constable make in Kentucky? The average Constable salary in Kentucky is $44,620 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $36,943 and $51,400.

What powers does a Constable have in KY? ›

Constables have the authority to make arrests and serve court processes. They may execute warrants, deliver summonses, serve subpoenas, attachments, notices, rules, and orders of the court in all criminal, penal, and civil cases per KRS 70.350.

Can a felon be a Constable in Kentucky? ›

Anyone, including convicted felons, may run for office and be elected as constable if he or she is at least 24 years of age, a resident of Kentucky for at least two years, and a resident of the county and jurisdiction for at least one year prior to the election.

Who are the 6 representatives of Kentucky? ›

Current members
  • 1st district: James Comer (R) (since 2016)
  • 2nd district: Brett Guthrie (R) (since 2009)
  • 3rd district: John Yarmuth (D) (since 2007)
  • 4th district: Thomas Massie (R) (since 2012)
  • 5th district: Hal Rogers (R) (since 1981)
  • 6th district: Andy Barr (R) (since 2013)

Who controls the Senate in Kentucky? ›

The Kentucky Senate meets at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort annually beginning in January. Sessions last for 60 legislative days in even-numbered years and 30 legislative days in odd-numbered years. Republicans have had control of the Senate since 2000. They currently hold 30 seats to Democrats' 8.

How many members are in the House of Representatives? ›

There are currently 435 voting representatives. Five delegates and one resident commissioner serve as non-voting members of the House, although they can vote in committee. Representatives must be 25 years old and must have been U.S. citizens for at least 7 years.

How much can an individual donate to a local campaign? ›

Contribution limits for 2021-2022
Recipient
Candidate committee
DonorIndividual$2,900* per election
Candidate committee$2,000 per election
PAC: multicandidate$5,000 per election
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Can political parties donate to charity? ›

Campaign committees can give gifts to charity. The amount donated to a charitable organization cannot be used for purposes that personally benefit the candidate.

Can candidates pay themselves from campaign funds? ›

Using campaign funds for personal use is prohibited. Commission regulations provide a test, called the "irrespective test," to differentiate legitimate campaign and officeholder expenses from personal expenses.

What is dark money group? ›

In the politics of the United States, dark money refers to political spending by nonprofit organizations—for example, 501(c)(4) (social welfare) 501(c)(5) (unions) and 501(c)(6) (trade association) groups—that are not required to disclose their donors.

How much money can a PAC give a candidate? ›

Contribution limits for 2021-2022 federal elections
Recipient
Candidate committee
DonorPAC: multicandidate$5,000 per election
PAC: nonmulticandidate$2,900* per election
Party committee: state/district/local$5,000 per election (combined)
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WHO donates money to individuals? ›

A philanthropist is someone who engages in philanthropy; donating their time, money, and/or reputation to charitable causes.

Do political parties pay tax? ›

Any political party as per Section 13A is required to furnish return of income under Section 139(4B) if its income exceeds maximum amount not chargeable to tax (limit is computed before taking into consideration Section 13A exemption).

Can you write off campaign expenses? ›

No. The IRS is very clear that money contributed to a politician or political party can't be deducted from your taxes.

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