Linda Belcher

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Linda Belcher
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 49
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
District 49
2009-2013
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University
Master'sWestern Kentucky University
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 28, 1948
ReligionBaptist
CandidateVerification
Linda Belcher (b. September 28, 1948) is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 49 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

Belcher served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 49 from 2009 to 2013.

Biography

Belcher has worked as a principal and teacher.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Belcher 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Linda Howlett Belcher defeated Jonathan Cacciatore in the Democratic primary, while Michael J. Nemes was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 49 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Howlett Belcher 82.5% 2,353
Jonathan Cacciatore 17.5% 499
Total Votes 2,852

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Belcher ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 49. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by Russell Webber (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRussell Webber 52.8% 11,329
     Democratic Linda Belcher Incumbent 47.2% 10,124
Total Votes 21,453

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Belcher's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Russell Webber. According to official results, Belcher defeated Webber by a margin of 7,878 to 7,777.[6]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 49 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Belcher (D) 7,878
Russell Webber (R) 7,777

Belcher was unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Belcher was elected to the 49th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating Trina Summers (R).[7] Belcher raised $30,122 for her campaign, while Summers raised $23,003.[8]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 49 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Belcher (D) 10,954 54.0%
Trina Summers (R) 9,347 46.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Belcher raised $46,668 in contributions.[9]

Her two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Campaign Cmte $15,000
Belcher, Linda Howlett $1,350

2008

In 2008 Belcher collected $30,122 in donations.[10]

Four of her largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus $12,071
Bullitt County Democratic Executive Committee $10,000
Housing Organized for Political Education $1,000
Blair, Paul $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Belcher
Kentucky House of Representatives District 49
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Russell Webber (R)