Reginald Thomas

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Reginald Thomas
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives District 88
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolBryan Station
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
J.D.Harvard Law School
Personal
ProfessionProfessor/Attorney
Websites
Campaign website
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Reginald Thomas was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 88 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Thomas is a tenured professor at Kentucky State University while still practicing as a private attorney. He attended Harvard Law School, receiving a Juris Doctorate.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Thomas' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Promote Jobs for Sustainable Economic Growth

  • Excerpt:"I will work with state and local officials to make the proposed manufacturing and technology corridor from Lexington to Louisville (known as the BEAM Project) a reality."

Provide Quality Primary and Secondary Education

  • Excerpt:"Throughout my life I have been an advocate for high quality education in Fayette County, and I will remain so as your state representative."

Be a Fresh Voice in Frankfort for the People of Fayette County

  • Excerpt:"I will be accessible and available to my constituents and will speak up for their interests."

Protect the Promises Made to Retirees and Senior Citizens

  • Excerpt:"I will work tirelessly to uphold the guarantees that the State of Kentucky has made to its retirees. Health care, accessibility to health services, and pensions will all be protected by me as your state representative."

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thomas ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 88. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by Robert J. Benvenuti III (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 88, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Benvenuti III 54% 12,959
     Democratic Reginald Thomas 46% 11,054
Total Votes 24,013

Personal

Thomas and his wife Lynda have three children.[1]

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