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Dorsey Ridley
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Kentucky State Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
1987-1994
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Kentucky University, 1975
Personal
BirthdayNovember 26, 1953
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dorsey Ridley (b. November 26, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1987 to 1994.

Ridley earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University in 1975. His professional experience includes owning a car dealership, President of Henderson County Independence Bank, and Regional Business Development Director for Independence Bank.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Banking and Insurance
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ridley 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 J. Dorsey Ridley was unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2010

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2010

Ridley won re-election to the 4th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate with no opposition. He received 26,304 votes.

Ridley had no opposition in the Democratic primary election on May 18th.

Kentucky State Senate, District 4 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dorsey Ridley (D) 26,304 100%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ridley was elected to the 4th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate. He had no opposition.[3] Ridley raised $14,375 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 4 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Dorsey Ridley (D) 24,064 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ridley is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Ridley raised a total of $30,730 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 7, 2013.[5]

Dorsey Ridley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 4 Not up for election $6,525
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 4 Won $9,830
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 4 Not up for election $0
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 4 Won $14,375
Grand Total Raised $30,730

2012

Ridley was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ridley raised a total of $6,525.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dorsey Ridley's campaign in 2012
Independent Insurance Agents Of Kentucky$500
Total Raised in 2012$6,525
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ridley won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Ridley raised a total of $9,830.

2006

Ridley won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Ridley raised a total of $14,375.

Personal

Ridley and his wife, Glenn, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kentucky House of Representatives
1987-1994
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Paul Herron Jr.
Kentucky Senate District 4
2005–present
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