Russell Webber

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Russell Webber
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 26th[1] district
Assumed office
January 6, 2015
Preceded by Tim Moore
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 49th district
In office
January 8, 2013 – January 6, 2015
Preceded by Linda Belcher
Succeeded by Linda Belcher
Personal details
Born (1967-07-11) July 11, 1967 (age 50)
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sheri Webber
Residence Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Alma mater University of Kentucky

Russell Webber (born July 11, 1967) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing District 49[2] from 2013 until 2015 and District 26 since 2015.

Education[edit]

Webber earned his BA from the University of Kentucky.

Elections[edit]

  • 1998 Webber initially challenged incumbent Republican Representative Allen Maricle in the 1998 Republican Primary, but lost to Representative Maricle, who went on to lose the November 3, 1998 General election to Democratic challenger Larry Belcher.
  • 2000 To challenge Representative Larry Belcher, Webber was unopposed for the 2000 Republican Primary but lost the November 7, 2000 General election to Representative Belcher.
  • 2002 When Representative Larry Belcher ran for Kentucky Senate and left the seat open, Webber ran in the 2002 Republican Primary but lost to Mary Harper, who went on to win the November 5, 2002 General election.
  • 2010 To challenge Representative Linda Belcher, the widow of Larry Belcher, Webber won the May 18, 2010 Republican Primary with 1,243 votes (51.6%) [3] but lost the November 2, 2010 General election to Representative Belcher.[4]
  • 2012 To challenge District 49 incumbent Democratic Representative Linda Belcher, Webber was unopposed for the May 22, 2012 Republican Primary and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 11,329 votes (52.8%) against Representative Belcher.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Russell Webber (R)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky House of Representatives. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Russell Webber's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 18, 2010 Official 2010 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 25. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 2, 2010 Official 2010 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 45. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 39. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 

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