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Gerald Neal

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Gerald Neal
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Kentucky State Senate District 33
Incumbent
In office
1989-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 25
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKentucky State University at Louisville, 1967
J.D.University of Louisville, 1972
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 22, 1945
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gerald A. Neal (b. September 22, 1945) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988.

Biography

Neal earned his B.A. from Kentucky State University at Louisville in 1967 and his J.D. from Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 1972. His professional experience includes working as Assistant Safety Director for the City of Louisville and an attorney for Gerald A. Neal & Associates, Attorneys at Law, Limited Liability Company.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue
Education
Enrollment
State and Local Government

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Neal won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky State Senate District 33. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Norris Shelton (Descendents of American Slaves) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Kentucky State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Neal Incumbent 93.7% 33,986
     Independent Norris Shelton 6.3% 2,291
Total Votes 36,277

2008

On November 4, 2008, Neal was re-elected to the 33rd District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate with no opposition.[3] Neal raised $87,534 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 33 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent


Gerald Neal (D) 36,700 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Neal is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Neal raised a total of $161,920 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Gerald Neal's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Won $30,316
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Not up for election $1,855
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Won $87,534
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Not up for election $4,790
2004 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Won $15,025
2002 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Not up for election $0
2000 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Won $16,775
1996 Kentucky State Senate, District 3 Won $5,625
Grand Total Raised $161,920

2012

Neal won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $30,316.

2010

Neal was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $1,855.

2008

Neal won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $87,534.

2006

Neal was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $4,790.

2004

Neal won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $15,025.

2000

Neal won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $16,775.

1996

Neal won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $5,625.

Personal

Neal and his wife, Kathy, have two children.

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Kentucky State Senate District 33
1989–present
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