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Kentucky state executive offices

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Elections
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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Kentucky. The executive branch is governed by The Executive Department of the Kentucky Constitution.

State executive organization

The executive branch of Kentucky's state government includes appointed and elected officials. The following chart details the relationship among different offices in Kentucky's executive branch:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Kentucky.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Adam EdelenElectiondot.png Democratic Kentucky Auditor of Public AccountsJanuary 2, 2012-PresentNovember 8, 2011
Alison Lundergan GrimesElectiondot.png Democratic Kentucky Secretary of StateJanuary 5, 2012 - PresentNovember 8, 2011
Crit LuallenElectiondot.png Democratic Lieutenant Governor of KentuckyNovember 2014
David ArmstrongNonpartisan Kentucky Public Service CommissionJune 3, 2008 - PresentJune 2, 2008
Jack ConwayElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of Kentucky2007 - Present2007
James Comer, Jr.Ends.png Republican Kentucky Commissioner of AgricultureJanuary 2, 2012-PresentNovember 8, 2011
James GardnerNonpartisan Kentucky Public Service CommissionJune 16, 2008 - PresentJune 2, 2008
Larry RobertsNonpartisan Kentucky Secretary of Labor Cabinet2013 - PresentMay 15, 2013
Linda K. BreathittNonpartisan Kentucky Public Service CommissionMay 21, 2012 - PresentMay 11, 2012
Sharon ClarkNonpartisan Kentucky Commissioner of InsuranceJuly 16, 2008 - PresentJune 30, 2008
Steve BeshearElectiondot.png Democratic Governor of KentuckyDecember 11, 2007 - PresentNovember 2007
Steve HohmannNonpartisan Kentucky Commissioner of Natural ResourcesJanuary 16, 2012 – Present2012
Terry HollidayNonpartisan Kentucky Commissioner of EducationJuly 2009 - PresentJuly 2009
Todd HollenbachElectiondot.png Democratic Kentucky State TreasurerJanuary 2008 - PresentNovember 2007

Elections

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2015

See also: Kentucky state executive official elections, 2015

Seven state executive positions are up for election in 2015 in the state of Kentucky. The general election will take place on November 3, 2015.

The following offices are elected in 2015 in Kentucky:

2014

There were no elections in Kentucky in 2014.

2013

There were no elections in Kentucky in 2013.

2012

There were no elections in Kentucky in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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