Lawrence Clark

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lawrence Clark
Clark, L..jpg
Kentucky House of Representatives District 46
Incumbent
In office
1985-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore, Kentucky House
1993-present
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolFlager High School
Personal
BirthdayJuly 24, 1945
Place of birthLouisville, KY
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Lawrence Clark (b. July 24, 1945) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 46 and serving as Speaker Pro Tempore. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee on Committees
Elections, Const. Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs
Licensing and Occupations
Rules
Tourism Development and Energy
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clark 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 Larry Clark was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while David Rainey was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clark won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 46. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Brian Simpson (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLawrence Clark Incumbent 63.8% 13,138
     Republican Brian Simpson 36.2% 7,462
Total Votes 20,600

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clark's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Brian Simpson. According to official results, Clark defeated Simpson by a margin of 8,643 to 6,943.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 46 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lawrence Clark (D) 8,643
Brian Simpson (R) 6,943

Clark was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Clark was re-elected to the 46th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $221,737 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 46 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngLawrence Clark (D) 16,523 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Clark is available dating back to 1984. Based on available campaign finance records, Clark raised a total of $1,316,809 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[8]

Lawrence Clark's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $260,601
2010 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $226,083
2008 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $221,737
2006 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $93,804
2004 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $131,199
2002 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $74,401
2000 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $140,605
1998 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $104,359
1996 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $61,920
1994 Kentucky State House, District 46 Won $2,100
Grand Total Raised $1,316,809

2012

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $260,601.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lawrence Clark's campaign in 2012
Clark, Larry$2,500
Mccall, John$2,100
Lg&E Energy Corp$2,000
Kentucky Auto Workers$2,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$260,601
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $226,083.

2008

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $221,737.

2006

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $93,804.

2004

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $131,199.

2002

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $74,401.

2000

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $140,605.

1998

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $104,359.

1996

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $61,920.

1994

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $2,100.

Personal

Clark is a member of the American Cancer Society Board, Bellarmine College Board of Overseers, Electrical Board of Control - Jefferson County, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Board of Trustees, and the Kentucky State Labor/Management Board Advisory Council.[9]

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Lawrence + Clark + Kentucky + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Lawrence Clark News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
''
Kentucky House of Representatives District 46
1985–present
Succeeded by
NA