Derrick Graham

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Derrick Graham
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 57
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, City of Frankfort
1992-2000
Education
Bachelor'sKentucky State University, 1980
Master'sOhio State University, 1982
Personal
Place of birthFrankfort, KY
ProfessionTeacher
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Derrick Graham is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 57. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He served as Commissioner for the City of Frankfort from 1992-2000.

Graham's professional experience includes working as a teacher at Frankfort Independent Schools and Educator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business
Appropriations and Revenue
Education
Elections, Const. Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs
State Government, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Graham 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Derrick W. Graham was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Graham won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 57. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Don Stosberg (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 57, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDerrick Graham Incumbent 63.9% 11,639
     Republican Don Stosberg 36.1% 6,571
Total Votes 18,210

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Graham's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican Frank Haynes. According to official results, Graham defeated Haynes by a margin of 9,715 to 5,121.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 57 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Derrick Graham (D) 9,715
Frank Haynes (R) 5,121

Graham ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Graham was re-elected to the 57th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating Frank Haynes (R).[6] Graham raised $66,985 for his campaign, while Haynes raised $10,889.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 57 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDerrick Graham (D) 14,015 74.7%
Frank Haynes (R) 4,747 25.3%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Graham is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Graham raised a total of $317,231 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[8]

Derrick Graham's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $119,498
2010 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $51,610
2008 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $66,985
2006 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $4,100
2004 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $3,274
2002 Kentucky State House, District 57 Won $56,250
1994 Kentucky State House, District 57 Defeated $15,514
Grand Total Raised $317,231

2012

Graham won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $119,498.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Derrick Graham's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$20,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$1,000
Gilbert, James$1,000
Kentucky Auto Workers$1,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$119,498
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Graham won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $51,610.

2008

Graham won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $66,985.

2006

Graham won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $4,100.

2004

Graham won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $3,274.

2002

Graham won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $56,250.

1994

Graham lost the election for the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $15,514.

Personal

Graham and his wife, Mildred, have two children.[9] Graham is a member of the Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church, South Frankfort Community Center Board, Frankfort Education Association, Kentucky Education Association, and the National Education Association.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
H. "Gippy" Graham
Kentucky House of Representatives District 57
2003–present
Succeeded by
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