Ben Waide

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Ben Waide
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 10
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Louisville, 1987
Personal
BirthdayMay 17, 1963
ProfessionPhysical Therapist
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ben Waide (b. May 17, 1963) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Waide earned his B.A. in Health Science in 1987.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Health and Welfare
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Waide won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 10. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Mike Seiber in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBen Waide Incumbent 60.4% 9,441
     Democratic Mike Seiber 39.6% 6,179
Total Votes 15,620

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Waide's opponent in the November 2 general election was Democratic candidate Michael Duncan. According to official results, Waide defeated Duncan by a margin of 7,032 to 5,436.[3] Democratic incumbent Eddie Ballard did not seek re-election.


Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Waide (R) 7,032
Michael Duncan (D) 5,436

Waide ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Waide is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Waide raised a total of $144,507 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[4]

Ben Waide's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 10 Won $66,285
2010 Kentucky State House, District 10 Won $78,222
Grand Total Raised $144,507

2012

Waide won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Waide raised a total of $66,285.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ben Waide's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities$2,000
Lovell, Heath$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,200
Dodds, Carey$1,000
Enoch, Robert$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$66,285
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Waide won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Waide raised a total of $78,222.

Personal

Waide has a wife, Lori.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eddie Ballard (D)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 10
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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