Reginald Meeks

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Reginald Meeks
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 42
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alderman, City of Louisville
1982-2000
Education
Bachelor'sWabash College, 1976
J.D.University of Iowa College of Law, 1979
Personal
BirthdayMarch 21, 1954
Place of birthLouisville, KY
ProfessionAssociate Director, Office of Development - University of Louisville
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Reginald Meeks (b. March 21, 1954) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. He previously served as an Louisville Alderman from 1982-2000.

Meeks's professional history includes working as Associate Director of the Office of Development at the University of Louisville, Associate Director of the Office of Admissions, Career Planner in the Jefferson County Public School System, and Adjunct Professor at McKendree College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue
Education
Judiciary
Licensing and Occupations, Vice-chair
Natural Resources and Environment

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Meeks 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. Incumbent Reginald K. Meeks was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while James F. Howland was unopposed in the Republican primary. Meeks faces Howland in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Meeks won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 42. He defeated Wendy Caswell in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 42 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngReginald Meeks Incumbent 79.6% 2,896
Wendy Caswell 20.4% 740
Total Votes 3,636

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Meeks won re-election to the 42nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He received 10,274 votes.[5]

Meeks ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.[6]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Meeks was re-elected to the 42nd District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[7] He raised $4,254 for his campaign.[8]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 42 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngReginald Meeks (D) 15,385 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Meeks is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Meeks raised a total of $69,451 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[9]

Reginald Meeks's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $22,599
2010 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $13,274
2008 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $4,254
2006 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $6,400
2004 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $7,685
2002 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $9,813
2000 Kentucky State House, District 42 Won $5,426
Grand Total Raised $69,451

2012

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $22,599.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Reginald Meeks's campaign in 2012
Meeks, Reginald K$2,200
American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees$2,000
Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters$1,000
Society of Dispensing Opticians of Kentucky$1,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 502$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$22,599
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $13,274.

2008

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $4,254.

2006

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $6,400.

2004

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $7,685.

2002

Meeks won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $9,813.

2000

Meeks won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Meeks raised a total of $5,426.

Personal

Meeks is a member of the National Association of State Legislators.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eleanor Jordan
Kentucky House of Representatives District 42
2001–present
Succeeded by
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