Kevin Bratcher

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Kevin Bratcher
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 29
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1996
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sLouisville Technical Institute, 1983
Bachelor'sEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University, 1994
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1985-1991
Personal
BirthdayApril 17, 1961
Place of birthLouisville, Kentucky
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kevin D. Bratcher (b. April 17, 1961) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Biography

Bratcher's professional experience includes working as a supervisor and technical instructor. He served as a Sailor in the United States Navy from 1985-1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections, Const. Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs, Vice-chair
State Government
Tourism Development and Energy
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bratcher served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Dave Stengel ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Kevin D. Bratcher ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Bratcher defeated Stengel in the general election.[1][2]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 29 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Bratcher Incumbent 52.5% 8,892
     Democratic Dave Stengel 47.5% 8,050
Total Votes 16,942

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bratcher won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 29. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and ran unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bratcher's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Dustin Wilcher. According to official results, Bratcher defeated Wilcher by a margin of 15,019 to 6,976. Bratcher ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary election.[5][6][7][8]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 29 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Bratcher (R) 15,019
Dustin Wilcher (D) 6,976

2008

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Bratcher was re-elected to the 29th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating James A. Sexton (D).[9] Bratcher raised $11,910 for his campaign, while Sexton raised $3,550.[10]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 29 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Bratcher (R) 16,630 58.8%
James A. Sexton (D) 11,662 41.2%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bratcher is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Bratcher raised a total of $160,413 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[11]

Kevin Bratcher's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $38,323
2010 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $28,835
2008 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $11,910
2006 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $2,150
2004 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $14,400
2002 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $5,181
2000 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $34,287
1998 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $20,055
1996 Kentucky State House, District 29 Won $5,272
Grand Total Raised $160,413

2012

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $38,323.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Bratcher's campaign in 2012
Bratcher, Kevin D$20,000
Bluegrass Cmte$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$500
Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association$300
Kentucky Hospital Association$250
Total Raised in 2012$38,323
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $28,835.

2008

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $11,910.

2006

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $2,150.

2004

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $14,400.

2002

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $5,181.

2000

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $34,287.

1998

Bratcher won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $20,055.

1996

Bratcher won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Bratcher raised a total of $5,272.

Personal

Bratcher has been a member of the Freemasons and the Kentucky Railway Museum.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dave Stengel
Kentucky House of Representatives District 29
1997–present
Succeeded by
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