Ruth Palumbo

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Ruth Ann Palumbo
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 76
Incumbent
In office
1991-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky, 1972
Personal
BirthdayJuly 7, 1949
Place of birthLexington, Kentucky
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ruth Ann Palumbo (b. July 7, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 76. She was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance
Economic Development, Chair
Education
Health and Welfare
Licensing and Occupations
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Palumbo 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Ruth Ann Palumbo was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Richard Marrs defeated Lavinia Theodoli Spirito in the Republican primary. Palumbo faces Marrs in the general election.[1][2]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 76 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Marrs 60.5% 1,402
Lavinia Theodoli Spirito 39.5% 915
Total Votes 2,317

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Palumbo won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 76. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Richard Marrs (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 76, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Ann Palumbo Incumbent 54.6% 10,392
     Republican Richard Marrs 45.4% 8,636
Total Votes 19,028

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Palumbo's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Richard Marrs. According to official results, Palumbo defeated Marrs by a margin of 8,085 to 5,679.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 76 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ruth Ann Palumbo (D) 8,085
Richard Marrs (R) 5,679

Palumbo ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Palumbo was re-elected to the 76th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] She raised $17,864 for her campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 76 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngRuth Ann Palumbo (D) 15,006 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Palumbo is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Palumbo raised a total of $328,161 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Ruth Ann Palumbo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $103,573
2010 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $58,984
2008 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $17,864
2006 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $7,875
2004 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $81,028
2002 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $8,774
2000 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $13,925
1998 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $16,033
1996 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $11,565
1994 Kentucky State House, District 76 Won $8,540
Grand Total Raised $328,161

2012

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $103,573.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ruth Palumbo's campaign in 2012
Palumbo, Ruth Ann Ann$25,000
Kentucky Democratic Party$20,000
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$20,000
Lexington Fire Fighters$2,000
Kentucky Ophthalmological$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$103,573
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $58,984.

2008

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $17,864.

2006

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $7,875.

2004

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $81,028.

2002

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $8,774.

2000

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $13,925.

1998

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $16,033.

1996

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $11,565.

1994

Palumbo won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Palumbo raised a total of $8,540.

Personal

Palumbo and her husband, John, have four children.[9] She has been involved with many organizations, including American Association of University Women, American Cancer Society, Bluegrass International Affairs, Bryan Station Neighborhood Association, Focus on Family Child Care Council, Girl Scouts United States of America, Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce, Greater Lexington Democratic Woman's Club, and the League of Women Voters[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Lundergan
Kentucky House of Representatives District 76
1991–present
Succeeded by
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