David Givens

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David Givens
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Kentucky State Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Kentucky University, 1989
Master'sWestern Kentucky University, 1997
Personal
ProfessionManaging Partner, Central Farmer’s Supply
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David P. Givens is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Givens earned his B.S. in Agriculture from Western Kentucky University in 1989 his M.A. in Communication from Western Kentucky University in 1997. His professional experience includes working as Managing Partner of Central Farmers Supply and Board Member/Primary Stockholder/Beef Producer at the Green River Cattle Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Appropriations and Revenue, Vice-chair
Education
Health and Welfare, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Givens won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky State Senate District 9. He defeated Don M. Butler, II in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kentucky State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid P. Givens Incumbent 76% 4,202
Don Butler, II 24% 1,327
Total Votes 5,529

2008

On November 4, 2008, Givens was elected to the 9th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate, defeating opponent Steve Newberry (D).[3] Givens raised $379,837 for his campaign, while Newberry raised $573,857.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Givens (R) 24,775 55.4%
Steve Newberry (D) 19,967 44.6%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Givens is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Givens raised a total of $481,087 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[5]

David Givens's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 9 Won $101,250
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 9 Not up for election $0
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 9 Won $379,837
Grand Total Raised $481,087

2012

Givens won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Givens raised a total of $101,250.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Givens's campaign in 2012
Bluegrass Cmte$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$2,000
Downey, Max$1,400
Atmos Energy$1,250
Advance America Cash Advance$1,250
Total Raised in 2012$101,250
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Givens won election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Givens raised a total of $379,837.

Personal

Givens and his wife, Lynne, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Richard "Richie" Sanders
Kentucky State Senate District 9
2009–present
Succeeded by
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