Perry Clark

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Perry Clark
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Kentucky State Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2017
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 2006
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Kentucky House of Representatives
1994-2006
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1975 - 1979
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 30, 1957
Place of birthLouisville, Kentucky
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Perry B. Clark (b. September 30, 1957) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in February 2006. He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1994 to 2006.

Biography

Clark served in the United States Navy from 1975 to 1979.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development, Tourism and Labor
Health and Welfare
Judiciary
Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

Clark's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt:"Standing Strong for South Louisville’s Fair Share"
  • Excerpt:"Creating Jobs and Helping Small Businesses"
  • Excerpt:"Fully Investing in South Louisville’s Schools"
  • Excerpt:"Helping Seniors Get the Care They Deserve"
  • Excerpt:"Holding Government Accountable"

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Clark won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky State Senate District 37. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Chris Thieneman (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPerry Clark Incumbent 58.6% 24,806
     Republican Chris Thieneman 41.4% 17,536
Total Votes 42,342

2008

On November 4, 2008, Perry was re-elected to the 37th District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate, defeating Doug Hawkins (R).[4] Perry raised $226,035 for his campaign, while Hawkins raised $189,445.[5]

Kentucky State Senate, District 37 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngPerry Clark (D) 25,739 56.6%
Doug Hawkins (R) 19,749 43.4%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Clark is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Clark raised a total of $436,888 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[6]

Perry Clark's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 37 Won $113,094
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 37 Not up for election $0
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 37 Won $226,035
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 37 Not up for election $14,960
2004 Kentucky State Senate, District 37 Won $9,231
2002 Kentucky State House, District 37 Won $22,378
2000 Kentucky State House, District 37 Won $26,523
1998 Kentucky State House, District 37 Won $8,102
1996 Kentucky State House, District 37 Won $13,441
1994 Kentucky State House, District 37 Won $3,124
Grand Total Raised $436,888

2012

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $113,094.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Perry Clark's campaign in 2012
Senate Democratic Caucus Cmte of Kentucky$21,000
Kentucky Democratic Party$15,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 502$2,000
Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters$2,000
Louisville Fire Fighters Local 345$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$113,094
Source:Follow the Money

2008

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $226,035.

2006

Clark was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $14,960.

2004

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $9,231.

2002

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $22,378.

2000

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $26,523.

1998

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $8,102.

1996

Clark won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $13,441.

1994

Clark won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, Clark raised a total of $3,124.

Personal

Clark and his wife, Sheila, have two children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Dana Seum Stephenson
Kentucky State Senate District 37
2006–present
Succeeded by
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