Steve Kay

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Steve Kay
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Lexington City Council, At-Large
Incumbent
In office
January 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 2015
Years in position 3
PartyNonpartisan
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBowdoin College
Master'sYale University
Ph.D.University of Kentucky
Personal
ProfessionResearch & Organization
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Steve Kay is an at-large member of the Lexington City Council. He was first elected to the council in 2010.[1]

Kay is currently the Vice Mayor-elect of Lexington.[2]

Biography

Kay earned his B.A. from Bowdoin College, his M.A. from Yale University and his Ed.D. from the University of Kentucky. His professional experience includes working as a Partner of Roberts & Kay, Inc. (RKI), a research and organization development firm he co-founded in 1983.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

On his campaign website, Kay highlighted the following issues:[3]

  • Affordable and environmentally friendly housing
  • Parks
  • Fresh food
  • Job development
  • Local entrepreneurship

Elections

2014

See also Lexington, Kentucky city council elections, 2014

The city of Lexington, Kentucky held elections for city council on November 4, 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. Two at-large seats were up for election. In the primary election, Steve Kay, Richard Moloney, Bill Cegelka and Kevin O. Stinnett advanced past Jerry C. Moody, Shannon Buzard, Jon Larson, Kenner "Pete" Dyer, Chris Logan, Don B. Pratt, Ray DeBolt, Jacob D. Slaughter and Connie Kell. The winners of the general election were Kay, Moloney and Stinnet.[4][5][6]

Lexington City Council At-Large General Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Kay Incumbent 20.4% 36,560
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin O. Stinnett Incumbent 19.4% 34,817
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Moloney 19% 34,101
Bill Cegelka 15% 26,954
Chris Logan 13.9% 24,927
Jon Larson 12.2% 21,955
Total Votes 179,314
Source: Fayette County Clerk's Office - Official 2014 Election Results
Lexington City Council At-Large Primary Election, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Kay Incumbent 14.8% 16,052
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin O. Stinnett Incumbent 13.1% 14,174
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Moloney 15.3% 16,644
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Cegelka 11.7% 12,650
Chris Logan 9.2% 10,035
Jon Larson 7.2% 7,791
Don B. Pratt 6.6% 7,205
Connie Kell 6.6% 7,158
Shannon Buzard 5% 5,470
Jerry C. Moody 3.2% 3,505
Ray DeBolt 2.7% 2,891
Kenner "Pete" Dyer 2.3% 2,507
Jacob D. Slaughter 2.3% 2,448
Total Votes 108,530
Source: Fayette County Clerk's Office - Official 2014 Election Results

Personal

Kay and his wife, Rona Roberts, have three children.[1]

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