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Sara Beth Gregory
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Kentucky State Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
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
First electedDecember 18, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives District 52
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
J.D.University of Kentucky
Personal
BirthdayNovember 5, 1982
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sara Beth Gregory (b. November 5, 1982) is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012. She served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013. Gregory lost her bid for re-election in the 2014 Republican primary.

Biography

Gregory earned a B.A. in Political Science and a J.D. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney with Carroll and Turner, PSC.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Vice-chair
Appropriations and Revenue
Enrollment, Chair
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky State Senate 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. George Maxwell "Max" Wise defeated incumbent Sara Beth Gregory in the Republican primary.[1][2]

Kentucky State Senate, District 16 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMax Wise 54.4% 14,037
Sara Beth Gregory 45.6% 11,743
Total Votes 25,780

2012

Special

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Gregory won election in the special election for District 16 of the Kentucky State Senate. She defeated Bill Conn (D) in the general election on December 18, 2012.[3][4]

David Williams (R) resigned the seat after he was appointed by Governor Steve Beshear as a circuit judge on the 40th judicial circuit on November 2, 2012.[5][6][7]

Kentucky State Senate, District 16, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSara Beth Gregory 81.3% 6,244
     Democratic Bill Conn 18.7% 1,440
Total Votes 7,684

Regular

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gregory won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 52. She defeated David B. Gover in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[8][9]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 52 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSara Beth Gregory Incumbent 69.3% 2,580
David B. Gover 30.7% 1,142
Total Votes 3,722

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gregory's won election to the 52nd District Seat in the November 2 general election. She was unopposed, and received 9,771 votes.[10] Republican incumbent Ken Upchurch did not seek re-election to the 52nd District Seat.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gregory is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Gregory raised a total of $235,731 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[11]

Sara Beth Gregory's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate District 16 / Kentucky State House, District 52* Won $229,197
2010 Kentucky State House, District 52 Won $6,534
Grand Total Raised $235,731
*In 2012, Gregory raised $171,982 for the Kentucky State Senate special election, which she won, and $57,215 for her House seat, which she also won.

2012

Special election

Gregory won election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Gregory raised a total of $171,982.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sara Beth Gregory's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Republican Party$42,687
Senate Republican Caucus Campaign Cmte$25,000
Gregory, Sara$10,000
Wilkes, James$1,000
Help Americas Leaders Pac (Halpac)$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$171,982
Source:Follow the Money

General election

Gregory won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gregory raised a total of $57,215.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sara Beth Gregory's campaign in 2012
Bluegrass Cmte$2,000
Kentucky Bankers Association$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,500
Gregory, Sara Beth$1,020
Hatfield-Jeffers, Rhonda$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$57,215
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Gregory won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Gregory raised a total of $6,534.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Williams (R)
Kentucky State Senate District 16
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Ken Upchurch (R)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 52
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Ken Upchurch (R)