John Short

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John Short
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 92
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayAugust 24, 1964
ProfessionOwner, Gun Shop
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Short (b. August 24, 1964) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 92. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Short earned his B.A. in Business Administration. His professional experience includes owning a gun shop.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business
Economic Development
Natural Resources and Environment
Tourism Development and Energy
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Short 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 John W. Short was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unopposed in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Short won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 92. He defeated Bobby Hamilton in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 92 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Short Incumbent 75.9% 3,934
Bobby Hamilton 24.1% 1,246
Total Votes 5,180

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Short's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Ruby Couch. According to official results, Short defeated Couch by a margin of 10,149 to 3,804.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 92 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Short (D) 10,149
Ruby Couch (R) 3,804

Short defeated incumbent Ancel Smith in the Democratic primary on May 18 by a margin of 6,474-5,896.[6] Smith was seeking his fourth term.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Short is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Short raised a total of $60,720 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[7]

John Short's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 92 Won $32,820
2010 Kentucky State House, District 92 Won $27,900
Grand Total Raised $60,720

2012

Short won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Short raised a total of $32,820.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Short's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,300
Johnson, Ron$1,000
Hardin, Machelle$1,000
Smith, Amanda$1,000
Kentucky Education Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$32,820
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Short won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Short raised a total of $27,900.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ancel Smith (D)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 92
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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