Derrick Graham (politician)

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Derrick Graham
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 57th[1] district
Assumed office
January 2003
Preceded by Gippy Graham
Personal details
Born Frankfort, Kentucky
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Frankfort, Kentucky
Alma mater Kentucky State University
Ohio State University
Website derrickgraham.com

Derrick W. Graham (born in Frankfort, Kentucky) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing District 57[2] since January 2003.

Education[edit]

Graham earned his BA in history and political science from Kentucky State University and his MA in political science from Ohio State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Graham was unopposed for the May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 11,639 votes (63.9%) against Republican nominee Donald Stosberg,[4] who had run for the seat in 2000 and 2002, and for Agricultural Commissioner in 2007.
  • 1994 When the District 57 seat was open, Graham ran in the seven-way 1994 Democratic Primary but lost to Gippy Graham, who was unopposed for the November 8, 1994 General election.
  • 2002 When Representative Gippy Graham left the Legislature and left the seat open, Derrick Graham won the four-way 2002 Democratic Primary with 5,023 votes (44.7%)[5] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 8,209 votes (61.9%) against Republican nominee Joel Schrader.[6]
  • 2004 Graham was unopposed for both the 2004 Democratic Primary[7] and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 14,432 votes.[8]
  • 2006 Graham was unopposed for both the 2006 Democratic Primary[9] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 11,938 votes.[10]
  • 2008 Graham was unopposed for the 2008 Democratic Primary[11] and won the November 4, 2008 General election with 14,015 votes (74.7%) against Republican nominee Frank Haynes.[12]
  • 2010 Graham was unopposed for the May 18, 2010 Democratic Primary[13] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 11,282 votes (67.0%) against Republican nominee Paul Estep.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Derrick Graham (D)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky House of Representatives. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Derrick Graham's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 22, 2012 Official 2012 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 28. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 42. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 11, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2002 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2002 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  7. ^ "2004 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ "2004 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2006 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  10. ^ "2006 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  11. ^ "2008 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  12. ^ "2008 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 18, 2010 Official 2010 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 22. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 2, 2010 Official 2010 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 32. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 

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