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John Carney (Kentucky)

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John Carney
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
State House Minority Whip
2013-present
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBerea College, 1991
Master'sEastern Kentucky University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1969
ProfessionSocial Studies Teacher/Coach
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Carney (b. September 30, 1969) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 51 and serving as State House Minority Whip. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Carney's professional experience includes working as a Social Studies Teacher and coach at Taylor County High School, Special Education Teacher and coach at Campbellsville High School, Social Studies Teacher and Head Basketball Coach at Washington County High School, and for the Campbellsville Municipal Water Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue
Education, Vice-chair
Rules
State Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Carney 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 consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent John "Bam" Carney is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Carney won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 51. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Carney won re-election to the 51st District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He received 12,905 votes.

Carney ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Carney was elected to the 51st District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating Billy Joe Fudge (D).[4] Carney raised $24,592 for his campaign, while Fudge raised $6,910.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 51 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Carney (R) 11,481 64.9%
Billy Joe Fudge (D) 6,204 35.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carney is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Carney raised a total of $45,271 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[6]

John Carney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 51 Won $11,179
2010 Kentucky State House, District 51 Won $9,500
2008 Kentucky State House, District 51 Won $24,592
Grand Total Raised $45,271

2012

Carney won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Carney raised a total of $11,179.

2010

Carney won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Carney raised a total of $9,500.

2008

Carney won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Carney raised a total of $24,592.

Personal

Carney is a member and basketball coach at Living Grace Church, and a Teacher's Representative on the Parent-Teacher-Student Organization of Taylor County High School.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Russ Mobley
Kentucky House of Representatives District 51
2009–present
Succeeded by
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