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|Running for Kentucky Treasurer|
|Kentucky House of Representatives, District 5|
|January 1, 2013 - Present|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next primary||May 19, 2015|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
Imes's professional experience includes working as a funeral director.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Imes served on the following committees:
|Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• State Government, Vice Chair|
|• Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety|
|• State Government|
|• Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Imes served on the following committees:
|Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• State Government, Vice-chair|
|• Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety|
Imes's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "It is absolutely essential that our children are educated and ready for the challenges of the future. Our children should be educated not indoctrinated and must be able to compete in math, English, science and reading."
Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "Vigorously support and promote Kentucky agriculture (both animal and crops), Kentucky manufacturing, Kentucky industry, Kentucky technology and Kentucky based coal and energy sources."
Protection of Our Rights and Liberty
- Excerpt: "I will diligently safeguard the right to life and will work to restore prosperity by opposing job killing over-regulations, laws and policies, federal government overreach and government control of our property."
- Excerpt: "Tax rates are important for attracting new business and industry - the lower the better and the broader the tax base. We must lower the Commonwealth's income taxes to do better than other states - and we need to do it now."
Agriculture and Farming
- Excerpt: "I support any legislation that will open new markets for our agricultural products and at the same time push back against Washington D.C.'s disastrous interference in our farm communities."
- See also: Kentucky Treasurer election, 2015
Seven state executive offices in Kentucky are up for election in 2015. The general election will be held on November 3, 2015, following a primary election on May 19, 2015. The following sections summarize filed candidates running for each state executive office on the ballot:
In his campaign announcement, Imes indicated his interest in reviewing the state's Employee Retirement System if elected as treasurer:
First thing I’d do is have it audited. You know, see how you can do things better, seeing how you can watch people’s money. Every state dollar goes through the treasury’s office, one way or another, and every check goes out of there. But you also serve on the pension boards, the Teacher’s Retirement System, Lottery Commission and all that. I just believe they need to be more open and transparent. 
—WKMS, (2015), 
Fourth quarter report (2014)
Comprehensive donor information for this election has been collected from the state's campaign finance authority. Based on available campaign finance records, the candidates raised a raised a total of $207,835.03 and spent a total of $11,482.7 during this reporting period. This information was last updated on January 25, 2015.
|Campaign Contributions and Expenditures|
|Candidate||Office||Beginning balance||Contributions||Expenditures||Ending balance|
|Neville Blakemore||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$204,235.03||$8,919.19||$195,315.84|
|Daniel Grossberg||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$2,000||$352.96||$1,647.04|
|Allison Ball||Kentucky Treasurer||$17,682.31||$1,600||$2,210.55||$17,071.76|
|Richard Henderson||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Jim Glenn||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Kenny Imes||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Jon Larson||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Rick Nelson||Kentucky Treasurer||$0||$0||$0||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$207,835.03|
|Grand Total Spent||$11,482.7|
Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. David L. Harrington withdrew prior to the Democratic primary. Incumbent Kenny Imes ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
Imes won election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 5. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Hal Thomas Kemp in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Kentucky House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Imes is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Imes raised a total of $99,821 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.
|Kenny Imes's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Kentucky State House, District 5||$99,821|
|Grand Total Raised||$99,821|
2012Imes won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Imes raised a total of $99,821.
|Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kenny Imes's campaign in 2012|
|Kentucky Republican Party||$17,129|
|Kentucky House Republican Caucus||$8,908|
|Total Raised in 2012||$99,821|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Imes and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children.
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- Open offices draw big names, new faces to Kentucky state executive elections in 2015
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- Kentucky Treasurer election, 2015
- Kentucky General Assembly
- Kentucky House of Representatives
- Kentucky House Committees
- Kentucky Joint Committees
- Kentucky state legislative districts
- Rep. Imes' website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Kenny Imes on Facebook
- Kenny Imes on Twitter
- Kenny Imes on LinkedIn
- Kenny Imes on YouTube
- Campaign Contributions: 2012
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Information for Kenneth Churchill Imes, Candidate for State Treasurer," January 23, 2015
- "kennyimes," Official Campaign Website
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- WKMS, "State Rep Kenny Imes Announces Bid for Kentucky Treasurer," January 23, 2015
- Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, "Candidate Search Results," accessed January 25, 2015
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings with the Office of the Secretary of State," accessed October 29, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2014 Primary Election Results," accessed October 29, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2014 General Election Results," accessed December 5, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2012 Primary Election Results," accessed March 13, 2014
- Kentucky Secretary of State, "Official 2012 General Election Results," accessed March 13, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Imes, Kenny," accessed June 11, 2013
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
Melvin Henley (D)
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