Steven Riggs

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Steven Riggs
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 31
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 4, 2014
First elected1990
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky, 1981
Personal
Place of birthLouisville, KY
ProfessionInsurance Sales Representative
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Steven Riggs (b. June 8, 1959) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 31. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Riggs's professional experience includes working as an insurance sales representative. He served as a Flotilla Commander in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance, Vice-chair
Local Government, Chair
Rules
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Steve Riggs ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Nicholas X. Simon ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Riggs defeated Simon in the general election.[1][2]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 31 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Riggs Incumbent 60.7% 9,315
     Republican Nicholas Simon 39.3% 6,037
Total Votes 15,352

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Riggs won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 31. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Nicholas X. Simon (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Riggs Incumbent 57.6% 11,886
     Republican Nicholas Simon 42.4% 8,759
Total Votes 20,645

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Riggs won re-election to the 31st District seat in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed and received 10,820 votes.[5]

Riggs ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Riggs was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $32,952 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 31 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Riggs (D) 15,505 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Riggs is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Riggs raised a total of $327,120 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[8]

Steven Riggs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $111,869
2010 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $31,039
2008 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $32,952
2006 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $1,150
2004 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $24,816
2002 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $28,907
2000 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $37,114
1998 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $27,313
1996 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $23,200
1994 Kentucky State House, District 31 Won $8,760
Grand Total Raised $327,120

2012

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $111,869.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Riggs's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Democratic Party$20,000
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$10,000
American Insurance Association$2,000
Kentucky Bankers Association$2,000
Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$111,869
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $31,039.

2008

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $32,952.

2006

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $14,150.

2004

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $24,816.

2002

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $28,907.

2000

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $37,114.

1998

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $27,313.

1996

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $23,200.

1994

Riggs won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Riggs raised a total of $8,760.

Personal

Riggs has a wife, Jenny.[9] He is Director of Community Coordinated Child Care, and a member of American Legion GI Joe Post 244, Insurance Institute of America, Community Relations Committee of the Jeffersontown Chamber of Commerce, Jeffersontown Optimist Club, Norton Healthcare Board of Governors, Saint Matthew's United Methodist Church, Coast Guard Affairs Committee and Democratic Leadership Council of the United States Navy League.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark O'Brien
Kentucky House of Representatives District 31
1991–present
Succeeded by
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