Kent Stevens

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Kent Stevens
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 53
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
District 55
2009-2011
Personal
BirthdayOctober 21, 1951
ReligionChurch of Christ
Websites
Campaign website
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Kent Stevens is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 53 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

Stevens served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 55 from 2009 to 2011. He ran unsuccessfully for District 1 of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012.

Stevens is the Owner of Laketown Motors. He is previously served as a Principal at Heritage Elementary, Collins Lane Elementary, Simpsonville Elementary, and Western Anderson School.[2]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, Stevens served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Kent Stevens defeated Donna Crain Drury and Stewart Gritton in the Democratic primary, while James A. Tipton was unopposed in the Republican primary. Stevens faces Tipton in the general election.[1][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 53 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKent Stevens 56.3% 3,363
Stewart Gritton 23.8% 1,423
Donna Crain Drury 19.9% 1,190
Total Votes 5,976

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Stevens ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 55. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Kim King (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKim King Incumbent 61.1% 12,931
     Democratic Kent Stevens 38.9% 8,223
Total Votes 21,154

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Stevens' opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Kim King. According to official results, King defeated Stevens by a margin of 9,167 to 8,002.[5]

Stevens ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Stevens was elected to the 55th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives, defeating Timothy Gray (R).[6] Stevens raised $72,887 for his campaign, while Gray raised $6,843.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 55 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngKent Stevens (D) 11,546 55.3%
Timothy Gray (R) 9,317 44.7%

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Stevens collected $72,887 in donations.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus $15,000
Stevens, Kent $8,711
Kentucky Education Association $2,000
Kentucky Laborers District Council $2,000

Personal

Stevens and his wife, Deborah, have two children.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Milward Dedman
Kentucky House District 55
2009–2011
Succeeded by
Kim King (R)