Mike Harmon

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Mike Harmon
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 54
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University, 1988
Personal
BirthdayOctober 16, 1966
Place of birthHarrodsburg, KY
ProfessionSales Engineer, Trim Masters Incorporated
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mike Harmon (b. October 16, 1966) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 54. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He shared a ticket with Phil Moffett, seeking the nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 2011, placing second in the May 17, 2011 primary.

Harmon's professional experience includes working as a Sales Engineer for Trim Masters Incorporated, Senior Vice President at Grace Animation Studios, LLC, and loan officer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance
Elections, Const. Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs
Tourism Development and Energy, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

Harmon's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Innocent Unborn

  • Excerpt: "I have always been pro-life, but I can tell you, after holding my daughter, Elizabeth, in my hands for the first time when she was born 18 years ago, I can’t imagine myself being any other way."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt: "As states, I believe we need to enter into interstate compacts to allow for health insurance to be sold across state lines."

Education

  • Excerpt: "In order for Kentucky to educate our young people successfully, we must think of the educational process as a three-legged stool in which all three legs—public, private, and home schools—are strengthened and protected."

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 Mike Harmon was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Harmon won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 54. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Barry M. Harmon (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 54, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Harmon Incumbent 54.8% 9,482
     Democratic Barry Harmon 45.2% 7,811
Total Votes 17,293

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Harmon won re-election to the 54th District Seat on November 2, 2010. Harmon was unopposed, and received 9,789 votes.[6]

Harmon ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary election.[7][8]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Harmon was re-elected to the 54th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating David C. Sparrow (D).[9] Harmon raised $50,185 for his campaign, while Sparrow raised $82,573.[10]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 54 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Harmon (R) 9,375 53.5%
David C. Sparrow (D) 8,157 46.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Harmon is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Harmon raised a total of $244,623 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[11]

Mike Harmon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $41,291
2010 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $16,875
2008 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $50,185
2006 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $34,296
2004 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $52,290
2002 Kentucky State House, District 54 Won $32,878
2000 Kentucky State House, District 54 Defeated $5,897
1998 Kentucky State House, District 54 Defeated $10,911
Grand Total Raised $244,623

2012

Harmon won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $41,291.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Harmon's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Republican Party$5,926
Harmon, Mike$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,500
Turbyfill, Basil$1,450
Correll, Ward$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$41,291
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Harmon won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $16,875.

2008

Harmon won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $50,185.

2006

Harmon won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $34,296.

2004

Harmon won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $52,290.

2002

Harmon won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $32,878.

2000

Harmon lost the election for the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $5,897.

1998

Harmon lost the election for the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $10,911.

Personal

Harmon and his wife, Lynn, have one child.[1] Harmon is a member of the Junction City First Baptist Church.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
John W.D. Bowling
Kentucky House of Representatives District 54
2003–present
Succeeded by
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