Tim Firkins

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Tim Firkins
Kentucky House of Representatives District 38
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
January 1, 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Tim Firkins (b. January 19, 1948) was a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives. He represented District 38 from 2007 to January 1, 2011.

Firkins worked as General Counsel in the Office of the Kentucky Speaker of the House from 2002-2005. He has also worked as Director of Administration in the Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney Office, Office Director for Woolpert Consultants, Special Assistant in the Office of the Mayor of Louisville, and Property Value Administrator for Jefferson County.

Firkins is a member of the Finance Committee of Epiphany United Methodist Church, and the Kentucky Bar Association.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Firkins lost to his opponent, Republican Mike Nemes by a margin of 5,120 to 4,930.[2]

Firkins ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.


On November 4, 2008, Firkins was re-elected to the 38th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[3] He raised $68,892 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 38 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngTim Firkins (D) 10,205 100%

Campaign donors


In 2008 Firkins collected $68,892 in donations.[5]

Four of his largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Firkins, Tim $37,650
Kentucky Optometric Association $600
Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky $500
Eli Lily & Co. $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Denver Butler
Kentucky House District 38
2007–January 1, 2011
Succeeded by
Mike Nemes