Jared Carpenter

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Jared Carpenter
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Kentucky State Senate District 34
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Kentucky University, 2000
Personal
BirthdayApril 26, 1977
ProfessionBusiness Development Officer, First Southern National Bank
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jared Carpenter (b. April 26, 1977) is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 34. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Carpenter earned his B.S. in Speech Communications from Eastern Kentucky University in 2000. His professional experience includes working as a Business Development Officer at First Southern National Bank and operating a small rental and development company and a farm in Berea.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Banking and Insurance, Vice-chair
Education
Natural Resources and Energy, Chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky State Senate 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. Michael S. Cope ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Jared K. Carpenter ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Carpenter defeated Cope in the general election.[1][2]

Kentucky State Senate, District 34 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJared Carpenter Incumbent 64.6% 22,932
     Democratic Michael Cope 35.4% 12,540
Total Votes 35,472

2010

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2010

Carpenter defeated Democratic candidate Lee Murphy and Evangelical Christian candidate Donald Paul VanWinkle by 23,553 votes. Murphy received 11,719 votes and VanWinkle received 1,004 votes in the November 2 general election.[3] Democratic incumbent Ed Worley did not seek re-election.

In the May 18 primary election, Carpenter defeated opponents Kent Kessler and Barry Metcalf with 4,405 votes. Kessler received 4,264 votes and Metcalf received 2,955 votes.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 34 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jared Carpenter (R) 23,553 65%
Lee Murphy (D) 11,719 32.3%
Donald Paul VanWinkle (Evangelical Christian Party) 1,004 2.8%
Kentucky State Senate, District 34 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jared Carpenter 4,405 37.9%
Kent Kessler 4,264 36.7%
Barry Metcalf 2,955 25.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Carpenter is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Carpenter raised a total of $179,127 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Jared Carpenter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 34 Not up for election $1,950
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 34 Won $177,177
Grand Total Raised $179,127

2012

Carpenter was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Carpenter raised a total of $1,950.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jared Carpenter's campaign in 2012
Independent Insurance Agents of Kentucky$500
Citigroup$500
Pendergrass, Courtney$500
Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities$250
Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky$200
Total Raised in 2012$1,950
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Carpenter won election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Carpenter raised a total of $177,177.

Personal

Carpenter and his wife, Erica, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ed Worley (D)
Kentucky Senate District 34
2010-Present
Succeeded by
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