Bob DeWeese

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Bob DeWeese
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 48
Incumbent
In office
1993-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky, 1957
M.D.University of Louisville, 1961
Personal
BirthdayNovember 8, 1934
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Bob M. DeWeese (b. November 8, 1934) is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 48 and serving as Minority Caucus Chair. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

DeWeese's professional experience includes working as a general surgeon.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue, Vice-chair
Economic Development
Health and Welfare
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, DeWeese 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. Gretchen Hunt was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Bob M. DeWeese was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeWeese won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 48. He defeated Scott W. Reed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Susan Johns (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob DeWeese Incumbent 58.4% 18,455
     Democratic Susan Johns 41.6% 13,143
Total Votes 31,598
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 48 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob M. DeWeese Incumbent 67.5% 2,133
Scott W. Reed 32.5% 1,026
Total Votes 3,159

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

DeWeese ran for re-election to the 48th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He also was unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, DeWeese was re-elected to the 48th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating David M. Watson (D).[5] DeWeese raised $103,129 for his campaign, while Watson raised $20,195.[6]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 48 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngBob DeWeese (R) 18,626 59.9%
David M. Watson (D) 12,490 40.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for DeWeese is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, DeWeese raised a total of $425,216 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 18, 2013.[7]

Bob DeWeese's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $71,872
2010 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $26,528
2008 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $103,129
2006 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $94,314
2004 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $10,600
2002 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $15,807
2000 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $13,850
1998 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $48,632
1996 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $35,151
1994 Kentucky State House, District 48 Won $5,333
Grand Total Raised $425,216

2012

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $71,872.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bob DeWeese's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Republican Caucus$2,500
Kentucky Optometric Association$2,000
Gaddie, Ian$1,500
Merck & Co$1,500
Ferguson, Jeanne$1,461
Total Raised in 2012$71,872
Source:Follow the Money

2010

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $26,528.

2008

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $103,129.

2006

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $94,314.

2004

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $10,600.

2002

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $15,807.

2000

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $13,850.

1998

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $48,632.

1996

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $35,151.

1994

DeWeese won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, DeWeese raised a total of $5,333.

Personal

DeWeese has a wife, Angie.[8] He is a member of the American Medical Association, Downtown Rotary Club of Louisville, Jefferson County Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association, and the Member, Louisville Surgical Society.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Susan B. Stokes
Kentucky House of Representatives District 48
1993–present
Succeeded by
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