Hubert Collins

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Hubert Collins
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 97
Incumbent
In office
1991-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMorehead State University
Master'sMorehead State University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
BirthdayAugust 19, 1936
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Hubert Collins (b. August 19, 1936) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 97. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Collins's professional experience includes working as an auctioneer, car dealer, real estate broker and teacher. He served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Natural Resources and Environment
Transportation, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Collins 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 Hubert Collins defeated Sid Allen in the Democratic primary, while Bobby McCool defeated Dewie Ison and Scott Wells in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 97 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHubert Collins Incumbent 60.5% 4,784
Sid Allen 39.5% 3,127
Total Votes 7,911
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 97 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBobby McCool 46.2% 1,610
Scott Wells 42.4% 1,480
Dewie Ison 11.4% 398
Total Votes 3,488

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Collins won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 97. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Bobby Wayne McCool in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 91, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHubert Collins Incumbent 59% 8,305
     Republican Bobby McCool 41% 5,763
Total Votes 14,068

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Collins' opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Bill Runyon. According to official results, Collins defeated Runyon by a margin of 7,480 to 5,596.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 97 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hubert Collins (D) 7,480
Bill Runyon (R) 5,596

Collins had no opposition in the Democratic primary.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Collins was re-elected to the 97th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $13,755 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 97 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngHubert Collins (D) 9,728 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Collins is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Collins raised a total of $392,932 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 20, 2013.[8]

Hubert Collins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $163,627
2010 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $38,078
2008 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $13,755
2006 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $39,000
2004 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $15,800
2002 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $7,901
2000 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $27,947
1998 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $37,451
1996 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $27,773
1994 Kentucky State House, District 97 Won $21,600
Grand Total Raised $392,932

2012

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $163,627.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Hubert Collins's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$20,000
Kentucky Democratic Party$1,000
Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,500
Nordin, Mark$1,100
Total Raised in 2012$163,627
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $38,078.

2008

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $13,755.

2006

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $39,000.

2004

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $15,800.

2002

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $7,901.

2000

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $27,947.

1998

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $37,451.

1996

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $27,773.

1994

Collins won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $21,600.

Personal

Collins is a member of Disabled American Veterans, Kentucky Auctioneers Association, Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association, Kentucky High School Athletic Association, Kentucky National Education Association, National Rifle Association, Northeastern Kentucky Basketball Officials Association, and Odd Fellows.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ray Preston
Kentucky House of Representatives District 97
1991–present
Succeeded by
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