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Dewayne Bunch (Kentucky)

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Dewayne Bunch
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 82
Former officeholder
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of the Cumberlands, 1992
Master'sUnion College, 1996
Military service
Service/branchKentucky Army National Guard
Years of service1985-Present
BirthdayFebruary 22, 1962
Place of birthWilliamsburg, KY
Office website
Dewayne Bunch (b. February 22, 1962) was a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing the 82nd District from his election in 2010 until 2011. He resigned in October of 2011 after being seriously injured while attempting to break up a school fight. A special election to replace him held on December 20, 2011, and Bunch's wife, Regina Bunch, was selected to replace him.[1][2]

Bunch is a teacher for the Whitley County Board of Education, and has been since 1992. Bunch graduated from Cumberland College in 1992 with a degree in Education. He earned his Master's degree from Union College in 1995, in Principal Certification.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bunch was appointed to the following committees:



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bunch ran unopposed in the November 2 general election. According to official results, Bunch received a total of 8,718 votes.[3]

Bunch defeated incumbent Charles Siler by a margin of 4,291 to 4,168 in the May 18 Republican primary election.

Campaign donors


In 2010, Bunch raised $7,550 in contributions.[4]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $6,200.


Bunch and his wife Regina have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Siler (R)
Kentucky House District 82
Succeeded by
Regina Bunch