Ken Winters

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Ken Winters
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Kentucky State Senate District 1
Former Member
In office
2005-2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last election2008
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMurray State University
Master'sIndiana University
Ph.D.University of Northern Colorado
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
BirthdayJune 27, 1934
Place of birthCrittenden County, KY
ProfessionRetired
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ken Winters (b. June 27, 1934) is a former Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 1 from 2005 to 2013.

Winters earned his B.S. from Murray State University. He went on to receive his MS from Indiana University. He then earned his PhD from the University of Northern Colorado.

Winters was formerly enlisted in the United States Army Reserves. He is a former solider in the U.S. Army. He is also former Dean of the College of Industry and Technology at Murray State University. He is retired President of Campbellsville University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Winters served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2012

Winters announced on January 30, 2012 that he would not seek re-election, citing health issues.[1]

2008

On November 8, 2008, Winters was re-elected to the First District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate, defeating Carroll Hubbard (D).[2] Winters raised $394,459 for his campaign, while Hubbard raised $304,887.[3]

Kentucky State Senate, District 1 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Winters (R) 26,430 53.9%
Carroll Hubbard (D) 22,650 46.1%

2004

On November 2, 2004, Winters was elected to the First District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate, defeating Dennis L. Null (D).[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 1 (2004)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Winters (R) 23,701 51.2%
Dennis L. Null (D) 22,603 48.8%

Campaign donors

In 2008, Winters collected $394,459 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Kentucky Republican Party $137,161
Kentucky State Republican Caucus $40,895
Kenneth Winters $17,709
Kentucky Society of Interventional Pain Physicians $3,000

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Personal

Winters and his wife, Shirley, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Kentucky State Senate District 1
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Stan Humphries (R)