Brent Yonts

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Brent Yonts
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 15
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMurray State University, 1971
J.D.University of Kentucky College of Law, 1975
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army, Adjutant General Corps
Years of service1971-1973
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1949
Place of birthGreenville, KY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brent Yonts (b. March 21, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Yonts's professional experience includes working as a private attorney. He served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army, Adjutant General Corps from 1971-1973.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Vice-chair
Labor and Industry
State Government, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Yonts 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 take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Brent Yonts was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yonts won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 15. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Marshall E. Prunty (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Yonts Incumbent 56% 8,696
     Republican Marshall Prunty 44% 6,838
Total Votes 15,534

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Yonts won re-election to the 15th District Seat in the November 2 general election. Yonts ran unopposed and received 8,288 votes.[5]

Yonts ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Yonts was re-elected to the 15th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $51,105 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 15 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngBrent Yonts (D) 12,275 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Yonts is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Yonts raised a total of $221,661 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[8]

Brent Yonts's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $78,220
2010 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $18,973
2008 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $51,105
2006 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $30,384
2004 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $4,500
2002 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $5,430
2000 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $5,519
1998 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $3,108
1996 Kentucky State House, District 15 Won $18,152
1994 Kentucky State House, District 15 Defeated $6,270
Grand Total Raised $221,661

2012

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $78,220.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brent Yonts's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$20,000
Kentucky Democratic Party$10,000
Kentucky Hospital Association$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,500
Merck & Co$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$78,220
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $18,973.

2008

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $51,105.

2006

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $30,384.

2004

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $4,500.

2002

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $5,430.

2000

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $5,519.

1998

Yonts won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $3,108.

1996

Yonts won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $18,152.

1994

Yonts lost the election for the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Yonts raised a total of $6,270.

Personal

Yonts and his wife, Jan, have three children.[9] Yonts is a member of the Sunshine Children Services Board of Trustees, UL Labor-Economic Development Consults, Deacon/Treasurer at First Baptist Church, Greenville, Sponsor of Ducks Unlimited of the Kentucky Bar Association and Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles "Preacher" Nelson
Kentucky House of Representatives District 15
1997–present
Succeeded by
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