David Boswell

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David Boswell
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Kentucky State Senate District 8
Former senator
Term in office began
1991
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Sales/Marketing Director
David Boswell (b. November 20, 1949) was a Democratic member of the Kentucky State Senate from 1991-2011. He represented the 8th District. Boswell served in the Kentucky State House of Representatives from 1978 to 1983. He then was Commissioner of Agriculture for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture from 1984 to 1988. He was a Board Member for the Green River Area Development District from 1978 to 1983 and again from 1990 to the present. He was also a candidate for the United States House of Representatives, District 2, in 2008.

Boswell received his diploma from Owensboro Catholic High School in 1968. He went on to attend Brescia University and Western Kentucky University in 1972 and 1973, respectively.

Boswell has worked as a Sales Executive for Energy Resources Development. He was a Legislative Agent from 1987 to 1988. He worked as Legislative Liaison for the Office of Governor Wallace G. Wilkinson from 1989 to 1990. He then worked in Energy Development for Addwest Mining Company from 1991 to 1996. He has been a Sales/Marketing Director for Executive Inn-Rivermont Hotel & Convention Center since 1996.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kentucky State Senate, Boswell served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2010

Boswell lost to Republican candidate Joe Bowen by a margin of 18,073 to 16,904 in the November 2 general election.[1]

In the May 18 primary election, Boswell ran unopposed.[2]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Boswell was re-elected to the 8th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate. He was un-opposed.[3] Boswell raised $9,600 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 8 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent


David Boswell (D) 23,616 100%

Campaign donors

2010

Boswell has collected $138,355 in donations in 2010.[5]

2006

In 2006, Boswell collected $9,600 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky Equine Education Alliance $2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association $1,500
Kentucky Hospital Association $1,250
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 633 $1,000

Personal

Boswell and his wife, Sandi, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kentucky State House
1978-1983
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Delbert S. Murphy
Kansas State Senate District 8
1991–2011
Succeeded by
Joe Bowen (R)