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Royce Adams
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 61
Former Member
In office
1993-2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolGrant County High School, 1956
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1961-1965
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 29, 1938
Place of birthWilliamstown, KY
ProfessionDirector, Grant County Deposit Bank
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Royce Adams (b. September 29, 1938) is a former Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 61 from 1993 to 2013.

Adams is Director of the Grant County Deposit Bank and Owner of the Royce Adams Oil Company. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army from 1961-1965, and has been a farmer.

He is a member of the American Morgan Horse Association, Bluegrass Morgan Horse Association, Gideons International, Grant County Chamber of Commerce Board, President of the Grant County Fair Board, and member of the Grant County Farm Bureau, and the National Federation of Independent Business.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Adams initially filed for re-election but withdrew his candidacy prior to the primary election.

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Adams won re-election to the 61st District Seat on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed, and according to official results, received 9,299 votes.[2]

Adams ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Adams was re-elected to the 61st District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating Stephen Wood (R).[4] Adams raised $69,067 for his campaign, while Wood raised $36,157.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 61 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRoyce Adams (D) 9,749 59.1%
Stephen Wood (R) 6,736 40.9%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Adams raised $44,570 in contributions.[6]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky Education Association $2,000
Electrical Workers $2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association $2,000

2008

In 2008 Adams collected $69,067 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus $18,000
Kentucky Education Association $2,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,000
Grant County Democratic Executive Committee $1,135

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Political offices
Preceded by
Clay Crupper
Kentucky House of Representatives District 61
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Brian E. Linder (R)