|Virginia State Senate District 5|
|September 17, 2012 - Present|
|Years in position||1|
|Virginia House of Delegates District 89|
|August 15, 2002 - September 2012|
|Bachelor's||Old Dominion University, 1990|
|Associate's||John Tyler Community College, 1987|
|Place of birth||Norfolk, VA|
Alexander previously served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 89 from August 15, 2002 to September 2012. He resigned his seat in the house following his win in a special election for the Senate on September 4, 2012.
Alexander currently works as a funeral director/mortician, and an instructor at Tidewater Community College. He earned his A.A.S. from John Tyler Community College in 1987, his B.S. from Old Dominion University in 1990, and his M.A. from Norwich University.
In the 2012-2013 session, Alexander served on the following House committees:
In the 2010-2011 session, Alexander served on the following committees:
- Privileges and Elections
- Appointments Subcommittee
- Standards of Quality Subcommittee
- Students and Day Care Subcommittee
- Commerce and Labor
- Subcommittee #2
- Studies Subcommittee
- Ethics (Special) Subcommittee
- HB 2221 Federal write-in absentee ballots; witness requirement.
- HB 2495 Child labor; permits children 17 years of age satisfying enumerated criteria to drive automobiles.
- HB 2496 Early voting pilot projects; State Board of Elections to establish for general elections in 2010.
The Democratic primary election will take place on June 11, 2013, followed by the general election on November 5, 2013.
Incumbent Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling (R) is not seeking re-election this year. Nine candidates filed to fill the imminently-open executive seat, including two Democrats and seven Republicans. The Democratic nominee will be elected at the taxpayer-funded primary election on June 11, and will face Republican nominee E.W. Jackson in the general election. Jackson was nominated by delegates of the Virginia Republican Party at the party-funded statewide primary convention on May 17-18.
Alexander ran unopposed in a special election for Virginia State Senate District 5. The seat was vacant following Yvonne Miller's (D) death on July 3. The special election took place September 4, 2012.
|Virginia State Senate, District 5, Special Election, 2012|
In 2009, Alexander was re-elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. 
|Virginia House of Delegates General Election, District 89 (2009)|
|Kenny Alexander (D)||10,659|
|Trip Triplin (I)||2,448|
In 2011, Alexander received $86,301 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Virginia House of Delegates 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kenny Alexander's campaign in 2011|
|Metropolitan Funeral Service||$6,010|
|American Electric Power Co Virginia PAC||$3,500|
|Virginia Bankers Association||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2011||$86,301|
The top 5 donors to Alexander's 2009 campaign:
|Virginia Legislative Black Caucus||$5,000|
|Communications Workers of Virginia||$5,000|
|Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association||$3,000|
Alexander and his wife, Donna, have two children.
- Delegate Kenny Alexander official site
- Virginia House of Delegates - Rep. Alexander
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions:2009, 2007, 2005, 2003
- Richmond Sunlight profile
- ↑ Hampton Roads, "Norfolk's Alexander sworn into Va. Senate," September 17, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Washington Post, "Democrat Krupicka wins Virginia special election," September 4, 2012
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Delegate Alexander
- ↑ Bill Tracking - Legislation as Chief Patron
- ↑ The Washington Post, "Prince William’s Stewart announces run for lieutenant governor," April 10, 2012
- ↑ The Washington Post, "Va. GOP settles on Cuccinelli, Obenshain and Jackson for November ballot," May 19, 2013
- ↑ The Republic, "Ken Alexander wins Democratic nomination to vie for Virginia Senate seat of late Yvonne Miller," August 2, 2012
- ↑ Virginia State Board of Elections - November 2011 General Election Official Results
- ↑ Virginia House of Delegates 2009 General Election Results
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2009 Campaign Contributions
|Virginia State Senate District 5
| Succeeded by|
|Virginia House of Delegates District 89
| Succeeded by|