Richard Heath

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Richard Heath
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 2
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
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Richard Heath is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business, Vice-chair
Economic Development
Education

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. Jesse Wright was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Richard Heath was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heath won election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 2. He defeated Patrick Fisher in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Kelly Whitaker in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Heath 54.8% 9,681
     Democratic Kelly Whitaker 45.2% 7,984
Total Votes 17,665
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Heath 78.7% 752
Patrick Fisher 21.3% 204
Total Votes 956

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Heath is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Heath raised a total of $85,402 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Richard Heath's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 2 Won $85,402
Grand Total Raised $85,402

2012

Heath won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Heath raised a total of $85,402.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Richard Heath's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Republican Caucus$39,859
Kentucky Republican Party$18,035
Heath, Richard$2,479
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce$1,000
Brown, J$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$85,402
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Heath and his wife, Ruth, have three children.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fred Nesler (D)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 2
2013-present
Succeeded by
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