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Arnold Simpson

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Arnold Simpson
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 65
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
City Manager, City of Covington
1986-1990
Education
Bachelor'sKentucky State University, 1974
J.D.University of Kentucky, 1977
Personal
BirthdayApril 26, 1952
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Arnold Simpson (b. April 26, 1952) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 65. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994. He served as City Manager for the City of Covington from 1986-1990, Assistant City Manager from 1984-1986, and Assistant City Solicitor from 1980-1984.[1]

Simpson's professional experience includes working as an attorney with his own firm, the Law Office of Arnold R. Simpson and Staff Attorney to Judge Donald Wintersheimer, Kentucky Court of Appeals from 1978-1980.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Simpson served on the following committees:

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue, Vice-chair
Economic Development
Licensing and Occupations
Local Government
Rules
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Simpson served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Simpson served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Arnold R. Simpson is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Simpson won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 65. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Simpson won re-election to the 65th District Seat in the November 2 election. Simpson was unopposed, and according to official results, received a total of 5,922 votes.[5]

Simpson ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Simpson was re-elected to the 65th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $17,108 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 65 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngArnold Simpson (D) 9,285 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Simpson is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Simpson raised a total of $288,131 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Arnold Simpson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $81,319
2010 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $49,757
2008 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $17,108
2006 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $75,185
2004 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $3,825
2002 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $2,598
2000 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $6,476
1998 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $3,128
1996 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $3,150
1994 Kentucky State House, District 65 Won $45,585
Grand Total Raised $288,131

2012

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $81,319.

2010

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $49,757.

2008

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $17,108.

2006

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $75,185.

2004

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $3,825.

2002

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $2,598.

2000

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $6,476.

1998

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $3,128.

1996

Simpson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $3,150.

1994

Simpson won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Simpson raised a total of $45,585.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin J. Sheehan
Kentucky House of Representatives District 65
1995–present
Succeeded by
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