Tommy Thompson (Kentucky)

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Tommy Thompson
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 14
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Whip, Kentucky State House of Representatives
2011-Present
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Florida, 1970
Master'sIndiana University, 1972
Personal
BirthdayOctober 10, 1948
Place of birthOwensboro, KY
ProfessionManager/President, Thompson Homes Incorporated
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tommy Thompson (b. October 10, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 14 and serving as House Majority Whip. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Thompson's professional experience includes working as Manager and President of Thompson Homes Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance
Committee on Committees
Economic Development
Rules
State Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Thompson 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Tommy Thompson was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Marian Turley was unopposed in the Republican primary. Thompson faces Turley in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thompson won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 14. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Marian Turley (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Thompson Incumbent 58% 12,107
     Republican Marian Turley 42% 8,780
Total Votes 20,887

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Thompson's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Paul Estep. According to official results, Thompson defeated Estep by a margin of 11,282 to 5,559.[5]


Kentucky House of Representatives, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Thompson (D) 11,282
Paul Estep (R) 5,559

Thompson ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Thompson was re-elected to the 14th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $76,019 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 14 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Thompson (D) 15,410 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thompson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Thompson raised a total of $455,789 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[8]

Tommy Thompson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $152,339
2010 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $47,539
2008 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $76,019
2006 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $18,450
2004 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $74,237
2002 Kentucky State House, District 14 Won $87,205
Grand Total Raised $455,789

2012

Thompson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $152,339.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tommy Thompson (Kentucky)'s campaign in 2012
Atmos Energy$2,000
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$2,000
Kentucky Bankers Association$2,000
Kentucky Hospital Association$1,750
Total Raised in 2012$152,339
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Thompson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $47,539.

2008

Thompson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $76,019.

2006

Thompson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $18,450.

2004

Thompson won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $74,237.

2002

Thompson won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Thompson raised a total of $87,205.

Personal

Thompson is a member of the BB&T Bank Board, Brescia University Board of Trustees, Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club, Federal National Mortgage Association Advisory member, Junior Achievement of Owensboro Board, and on the Board of Directors of Owensboro National Bank.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark A. Treesh
Kentucky House of Representatives District 14
2003–present
Succeeded by
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