Susan Westrom

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Susan Westrom
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 79
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
Master'sUniversity of Kentucky
Personal
BirthdayMay 15, 1952
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Susan Westrom (b. May 15, 1952) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 79. She was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Westrom's professional experience includes working as a real estate agent with Keller Williams Bluegrass.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business
Appropriations and Revenue
Enrollment, Chair
Health and Welfare
Licensing and Occupations, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Westrom 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Susan Westrom was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Ken Kearns II defeated George G. Myers in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Westrom won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 79. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Chris Logan (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 79, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Westrom Incumbent 55.2% 8,988
     Republican Chris Logan 44.8% 7,293
Total Votes 16,281

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

Westrom's opponent in the November 2 general election was Constitution candidate Robert Thornsberry. According to official results, Westrom defeated Thornsberry by a margin of 7,226 to 2,737.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 79 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Westrom (D) 7,226
Robert Thornsberry (C) 2,737

Westrom ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Westrom was re-elected to the 79th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] She raised $78,006 for her campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 79 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngSusan Westrom (D) 13,094 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Westrom is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Westrom raised a total of $716,230 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Susan Westrom's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $187,980
2010 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $83,433
2008 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $78,006
2006 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $129,512
2004 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $122,519
2002 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $22,020
2000 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $31,044
1998 Kentucky State House, District 79 Won $61,716
Grand Total Raised $716,230

2012

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $187,980.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Susan Westrom's campaign in 2012
Kentucky Democratic Party$24,000
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$23,000
Kentucky Ophthalmological$3,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 502$2,000
Crofford, Leslie$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$187,980
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $83,433.

2008

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $78,006.

2006

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $129,512.

2004

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $122,519.

2002

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $22,020.

2000

Westrom won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $31,044.

1998

Westrom won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Westrom raised a total of $61,716.

Personal

Westrom is a member of the Kentucky Jumpstart Advisory Board, Community Council on Women's Health, Kentucky Organization for Foster Youth Advisory Panel, Kentucky United for Children and Families, Lexington Forum, and the Midway College Center for Women & Leadership Advisory Board.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Brandstetter
Kentucky House of Representatives District 79
1999–present
Succeeded by
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