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Phil Moffett
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Kentucky House of Representatives, District 32
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolDesales High School, 1980
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
Personal
ProfessionBusinessman
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Phil Moffett is a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Moffett ran for Governor in the 2011 election.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Moffett served on the following committees:

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2015
Health and Welfare
Health and Welfare

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Moffett's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Constitutionally Limited Government: Protect your individual freedoms and liberty by supporting Constitutionally-sound public policy above party politics.​

Jobs & Business Environment: Replace our current job-killing state tax code to a system which attracts companies and encourages job growth.

Public Education: Hold local districts accountable, put teachers in control of the classroom, public charter schools and public school choice for parents.​

​Fiscal Responsibility: Stop piling government debt on our children & grandchildren.[1][2]

2011

Moffett listed Kentucky's state sovereignty as his top issue. Other areas of focus were:

  • balancing the state budget
  • encouraging business through tax reform
  • implementing a new management structure for public schools

In op-eds made available on his campaign site, Moffett called for overturning prevailing wage laws, repealing the Affordable Care Act, and supported the theory that state's have a right to nullify federal laws.[3][4][5][6]

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives 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. Ashley Miller ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Phil Moffett defeated Shellie May in the Republican primary. Moffett defeated Miller in the general election.[7][8][9]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 32 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Moffett 53.3% 9,078
     Democratic Ashley Miller 46.7% 7,939
Total Votes 17,017

2011

See also: Kentucky state executive official elections, 2011 and State executive official elections, 2011

Moffett sought the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2011 but finished second in the May 17th primary.

2011 Race for Governor - Republican Primary
Candidates Percentage
Barbara Holsclaw 13.80%
Phil Moffett 37.98%
Green check mark.jpg David Williams 48.22%
Total votes 142,056

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