Jim Gooch (politician)

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Jim Gooch
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 12th[1] district
Assumed office
January 1995
Personal details
Born (1951-04-13) April 13, 1951 (age 67)
Nationality American
Political party Republican (since 2015)
Democrat (until 2015)
Residence Providence, Kentucky

Jim Gooch Jr. (born April 13, 1951) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing District 12[2] since January 1995. Gooch was the mayor of Providence, Kentucky from 1982 until 1986.

Elections[edit]

  • 1994 Gooch won the four-way 1994 Democratic Primary and was unopposed for the November 8, 1994 General election.
  • 1996 Gooch was challenged in the 1996 Democratic Primary, but won, and was unopposed for the November 5, 1996 General election.
  • 1998 Gooch was challenged in the three-way 1998 Democratic Primary, but won, and was unopposed for the November 3, 1998 General election.
  • 2000 Gooch was challenged in the three-way 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,641 votes (53.7%)[3] and was unopposed for the November 7, 2000 General election, winning with 8,967 votes.[4]
  • 2002 Gooch was challenged in the 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 5,906 votes (73.8%)[5] and was unopposed for the November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 7,159 votes.[6]
  • 2004 Gooch was unopposed for both the 2004 Democratic Primary[7] and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 9,973 votes.[8]
  • 2006 Gooch was unopposed for both the 2006 Democratic Primary[9] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 8,630 votes.[10]
  • 2008 Gooch was unopposed for both the 2008 Democratic Primary[11] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 12,739 votes.[12]
  • 2010 Gooch was challenged in the May 18, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 5,731 votes (77.8%)[13] and was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 9,842 votes.[14]
  • 2012 Gooch was challenged in the May 22, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,569 votes (66.0%)[15] and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 12,394 votes.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Jim Gooch, Jr. (D)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky House of Representatives. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jim Gooch, Jr.'s Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2000 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2000 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2002 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2002 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "2004 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ "2004 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2006 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  10. ^ "2006 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  11. ^ "2008 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  12. ^ "2008 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  13. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 18, 2010 Official 2010 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 22. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 2, 2010 Official 2010 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 32. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 22, 2012 Official 2012 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 23. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 28. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 11, 2014. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 

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