Dan Seum

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Dan Seum
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Kentucky State Senate District 38
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Caucus Chairman, Kentucky Senate
Present
Majority Whip, Kentucky Senate
2005-2007
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
1982-1988
Military service
Service/branchNational Guard
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 28, 1940
ProfessionRestaurant Owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dan "Malono" Seum (b. January 28, 1940) is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 38 and serving as Senate Majority Caucus Chairman. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994. He previously served a term as Senator from 1989 to 1992. Seum served on the Board of Alderman for the City of Louisville and in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1982 to 1988.

Biography

Seum is a graduate of Officer's Candidate School and served in the National Guard. His professional experience includes working as a restaurant owner.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Help Senator Seum continue his service in the Kentucky State Senate
  • Ended Vehicle Emission Testing (VET)
  • Solidly Pro-Life
  • Tough On Government Waste
  • Fights Job Killing Taxes
  • Stood Up Against Unsustainable Debt
  • Believes and Supports Traditional Marriage[1][2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance
Committee on Committees
Judiciary
Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations
Rules
State and Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Seum served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky State Senate 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 Dan Malano Seum defeated Brenda Sue "Susie" Board in the Republican primary.[3][4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Malano Seum Incumbent 74.2% 5,280
Susie Board 25.8% 1,832
Total Votes 7,112

2010

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2010

Seum defeated Democratic candidate Marty Meyer by a margin of 26,154 to 16,929 in the November 2 general election.[5]

In the May 18 primary election, Seum ran unopposed.[6]

Kentucky State Senate, District 38 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Seum (R) 26,154 60.7%
Marty Meyer (D) 16,929 39.3%

2006

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Seum was re-elected to the 38th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate, defeating Robert G.M. Valenza (D).[7] Seum raised $74,530 for his campaign, while Valenza raised $3,433.[8]

Kentucky State Senate, District 38 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Seum (R) 22,452 57.5%
Robert G.M. Valenza (D) 16,603 42.5%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Seum is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Seum raised a total of $600,180 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[9]

Dan Seum's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Not up for election $5,200
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Won $155,305
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Not up for election $16,378
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Won $74,530
2004 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Not up for election $850
2002 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Won $237,815
2000 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Not up for election $20,725
1998 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Won $18,532
1996 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Not up for election $1,385
1994 Kentucky State Senate, District 38 Won $69,460
Grand Total Raised $600,180

2012

Seum was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $5,200.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dan Seum's campaign in 2012
Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky$1,000
Forcht, Terry E$1,000
Forcht, Marion C$1,000
Alpha Natural Resources$500
Merck & Co$500
Total Raised in 2012$5,200
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Seum won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $155,305.

2008

Seum was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $16,378.

2006

Seum won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $74,530.

2004

Seum won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $850.

2002

Seum won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $237,815.

2000

Seum was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $20,725.

1998

Seum won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $18,532.

1996

Seum was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $1,385.

1994

Seum won election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1994. During that election cycle, Seum raised a total of $69,460.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Danny Meyer
Kentucky Senate District 38
1995–present
Succeeded by
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