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Chuck Ellinger, II

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Chuck Ellinger, II
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Lexington City Council, At-Large
In office
January 2007 - Present
Term ends
January 2015
Years in position 7
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
First electedNovember 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sRollins College
Master'sUniversity of Kentucky Law
J.D.University of Kentucky Law
Office website
Campaign website
Chuck Ellinger, II is a member of the Lexington City Council, holding an At-Large position. He was first elected to the council in 2006.


Ellinger earned his B.S. from Rollins College, his M.P.A. from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky.[1]


Campaign themes


On his campaign website, Ellinger highlighted the following issues:[2]

  • "Basic services to all the citizens of the 3rd District, including exceptional police and fire departments, improved storm water and sanitary sewers, streets and roads."
  • "Fiscally responsible spending of your tax dollars."
  • "Strong working relationships among the City Government, the Business Community and the University of Kentucky; focusing on economic growth opportunities and jobs for all our citizens."
  • "City Government is open and accountable to all citizens."
  • "Strong neighborhood involvement and encourage public input."
  • "Traffic problems addressed with efficient, effective solutions."
  • "Responsible growth and preservation of green space."
  • "City Government works cooperatively with the School Board & Public School Administrators to help provide quality education."
  • "Continued efforts to strengthen the vitality of downtown Lexington through the support of public/private partnerships."
  • "Increased focus on tourism to enhance Lexington-Fayette County as a premiere tourist destination."



See also Lexington, Kentucky city council elections, 2014

Elections for the Lexington, Kentucky City Council will be held on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. At-Large incumbent Chuck Ellinger, II and J. "Jake" Gibbs defeated Rock Daniels in the primary. Ellinger will face Gibbs in the general election. District 3 incumbent Diane Lawless is not running for re-election.[3][4]

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