Denver "Denny" Butler

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Denver "Denny" Butler
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Kentucky House of Representatives, District 38
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present; 1989 - 2006
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolDeSales High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Louisville
Personal
Date of birth12/31/1938
ProfessionLaw Enforcement
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Denver Butler is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 38. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012 and previously served from 1989 to 2006.

Butler's professional experience includes working as Sergeant for the Louisville Metro Police Department's Homicide Unit.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2015
Appropriations and Revenue
Judiciary
Labor and Industry
Licensing and Occupations, Vice Chair
Transportation
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety
Appropriations and Revenue
Labor and Industry
Licensing and Occupations
Transportation
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor and Industry
Licensing and Occupations, Vice chair
Transportation
Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Safety

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Denver "Denny" Butler ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Butler won election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 38. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated incumbent Mike Nemes (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Hiles 59.2% 7,893
     Republican Bradley Montgomery Incumbent 40.8% 5,444
Total Votes 13,337

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Butler is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Butler raised a total of $305,439 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[7]

Denver "Denny" Butler's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $152,981
2004 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $28,141
2002 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $26,806
2000 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $64,081
1998 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $22,559
1996 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $8,350
1994 Kentucky State House, District 38 Won $2,521
Grand Total Raised $305,439

2012

Butler won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $152,981.

2004

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $28,141.

2002

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $26,806.

2000

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $64,081.

1998

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $22,559.

1996

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $8,350.

1994

Butler won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Butler raised a total of $2,521.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Nemes (R)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 38
2013-present
Succeeded by
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