Wade Hurt

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Wade Hurt
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Kentucky House of Representatives District 37
Former Member
In office
2011-2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 20, 1967
ReligionMethodist
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Wade Hurt (February 20, 1967) is a former Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing District 37 from 2011 to 2013. Hurt switched from the GOP to the Democratic Party on April 22, 2011. Hurt cited the belief that with a Democratically-controlled legislature, he can "better represent his district" as a Democrat.[1]

Wade is a concealed carry instructor and a licensed real estate agent.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hurt ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 37. He lost to Jeffery M. Donohue in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 37 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeffery M. Donohue 63.4% 1,132
Wade Hurt Incumbent 36.6% 654
Total Votes 1,786

2010

Hurt faced Jeff Donohue in the general election on November 2. However, a judge ruled Donohue ineligble for failing to acquire the necessary number of signatures. Donohue's name appeared on the ballot, but his votes did not count.[4] Hurt won the election with 3,437 votes.[5] Democratic incumbent Ron Weston did not seek re-election.

Hurt ran unopposed in the May 18 Republican primary election.[6]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hurt raised $19,008 in contributions.[7]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky House Republican Caucus Campaign Cmte $6,813
Hurt, Wade $3,498
Nosil, Rebecca $2,000

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Preceded by
Ron Weston (D)
Kentucky House of Representatives District 37
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Jeffery M. Donohue (D)