Thomas McKee

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Thomas McKee
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 78
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$1,788.51/month
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCentre College, 1963
Personal
BirthdayMarch 13, 1941
Place of birthCynthiana, KY
ProfessionTobacco Farmer
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Thomas McKee (b. March 13, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996. He serves as a Magistrate in Harrison County.

McKee's professional experience includes working as a tobacco farmer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Small Business, Chair
Local Government
Tourism Development and Energy

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McKee 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 Thomas M. McKee was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Mark Hart was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

McKee won re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 78. He defeated Bradley T. Copes in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and defeated Bryan Lutz (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 78, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas McKee Incumbent 55.7% 8,914
     Republican Bryan Lutz 44.3% 7,087
Total Votes 16,001
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 78 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas M. McKee Incumbent 73.8% 2,318
Bradley T. Copes 26.2% 822
Total Votes 3,140

2010

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2010

McKee's opponent in the November 2 general election was Republican candidate Timothy Fairfield. According to official results, McKee defeated Fairfield by a margin of 6,814 to 5,711.[5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 78 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas McKee (D) 6,814
Timothy Fairfield (R) 5,711

McKee ran unopposed in the May 18 Democratic primary election.

2008

On November 4, 2008, McKee was re-elected to the 78th District Seat in the Kentucky House of Representatives with no opposition.[6] He raised $8,292 for his campaign.[7]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 78 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas McKee (D) 12,783 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McKee is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, McKee raised a total of $252,942 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 19, 2013.[8]

Thomas McKee's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $119,126
2010 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $52,665
2008 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $8,292
2006 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $5,325
2004 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $30,170
2002 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $4,216
2000 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $6,905
1998 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $3,366
1996 Kentucky State House, District 78 Won $22,877
Grand Total Raised $252,942

2012

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $119,126.
Kentucky House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas McKee's campaign in 2012
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus$20,000
Kenton County Democratic Executive Cmte$10,000
Kentucky Education Association$2,000
Kentucky Optometric Association$1,500
Mchugh, Timothy$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$119,126
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $52,665.

2008

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $8,292.

2006

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $5,325.

2004

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $30,170.

2002

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $4,216.

2000

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $6,905.

1998

McKee won re-election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $3,366.

1996

McKee won election to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, McKee raised a total of $22,877.

Personal

McKee has a wife, Sue.[9] He is a member of the American Angus Association, American Cattleman's Association, Cynthia County Chamber of Commerce, Cynthiana Fifth Third Bank Advisory Board, Harrison County Beef Cattle Association, Harrison County Cattleman's Association, Harrison Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, Kentucky Cattleman's Association, and the National Cattleman's Association.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ernest L. Fletcher
Kentucky House of Representatives District 78
1997–present
Succeeded by
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