Crit Luallen

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Crit Luallen
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Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
Incumbent
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$117,329
Elections and appointments
AppointedNovember 2014
Appointed bySteve Beshear (D)
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts
January 2004 - January 2012
Education
Bachelor'sCentre College (1974)
Personal
BirthdayJuly 21, 1952
Place of birthFrankfort, Kentucky
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
Crit Luallen (b. July 21, 1952 in Frankfort Kentucky) is the current Democratic Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky. She was first appointed to the office in November 2014 to replace Jerry Abramson, who resigned to join the Obama administration.[1]

She was the Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts from January 2004 to January 2012. Luallen, a Democrat, was first elected in 2003 and re-elected in 2007.

Biography

Luallen graduated from Centre College in 1974.[2]

Political career

Kentucky Lieutenant Governor (2014-present)

Luallen has served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky since November 2014. She replaced Jerry Abramson prior to the end of his first term in office.[1]

Elections

2011

See also: Kentucky state executive official elections, 2011

Luallen did not run for re-election in 2011.

2007

Luallen won re-election as state auditor in the November 2007 election, defeating Republican candidate Linda Greenwell.[3]

Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Crit Luallen (D) 591,910 59.2%
Linda Greenwell (R) 408,617 40.8%

Campaign donors

2007

In 2007, Luallen collected $674,426 in donations.[4]

Listed below are the top 5 contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Crit Luallen for Auditor Campaign $123,420
Kentucky Democratic Party $73,012
Jefferson County Teachers Association $2,000
William Street $2,000
Steve Wilson $2,000

Awards

In 2009, Governing magazine named Luallen as one of eight "Public Officials of the Year" for her anti-corruption efforts.[5] Other honorees included Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, Washington Secretary of State Sam Reed, and Minnesota Representative Phyllis Kahn. Each year since 1994, Governing has selected a handful of state and local officials to honor for standout job performance. The Public Officials of the Year program "recognizes leaders from state, city and county government who exemplify the ideals of public service."[6]

See also

Elections

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Abramson
Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
2014-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts
2003–2012
Succeeded by
Adam Edelen