Thomas Riner

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Thomas Riner
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 41
Incumbent
In office
1983-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 31
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCentre College, 1968
Personal
BirthdayOctober 7, 1946
Place of birthLouisville, KY
ProfessionPastor
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Riner (b. October 7, 1946) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 1982.

Riner's professional experience includes working as a Pastor at Christ is King Baptist Church and Administrator at Christ is King School for Dyslexic Children.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business
Education, Vice-chair
Judiciary
Labor and Industry
State Government
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Riner 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Tom Riner was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Riner won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 41. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Henry Owens III (Descendants of American Slaves) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Riner Incumbent 92.5% 11,717
     Independent Henry Owens III 7.5% 946
Total Votes 12,663

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Riner's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Nathan Haney. According to official results, Riner defeated Haney by a margin of 7,591 to 2,575.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 41 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Riner (D) 7,591
Nathan Haney (R) 2,575

Riner defeated challenger Mike Slaton by a margin of 2,382 to 1,501 in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Riner was re-elected to the 41st District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $2,165 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 41 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Riner (D) 12,522 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Riner is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Riner raised a total of $123,412 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[8]

Thomas Riner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $0
2010 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $34,823
2008 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $2,165
2006 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $61,401
2004 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $0
2002 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $18,127
2000 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $265
1998 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $200
1996 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $6,256
1994 Kentucky State House, District 41 Won $175
Grand Total Raised $123,412

2010

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $34,823.

2008

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $2,165.

2006

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $61,401.

2002

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $18,127.

2000

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $265.

1996

Riner won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Riner raised a total of $6,256.

Personal

Riner is a member of the American Legion Highland Post 201, Executives Club of Louisville, Filson Club, Highlands Kiwanis Club, Jefferson Club, Kentucky Historical Society, and National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.[9]

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