Joseph Fischer (Kentucky politician)

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Joseph Fischer
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 68th[1] district
Assumed office
January 1999
Preceded by Katie Kratz Stine
Personal details
Born (1954-11-14) November 14, 1954 (age 63)
Covington, Kentucky
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Residence Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Alma mater Holy Cross College
University of Cincinnati College of Law

Joseph M. Fischer (born November 14, 1954 in Covington, Kentucky) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives representing District 68[2] since January 1999.

Education[edit]

Fischer earned his BA from Holy Cross College and his JD from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Policies[edit]

Fischer is a supporter of the Tea Party movement. He also supports increasing the statewide sales tax to 7%.[3]

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Fischer was unopposed for both the May 22, 2012 Republican Primary[4] and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 16,795 votes.[5]
  • 1998 When District 68 Representative Katie Kratz Stine ran for Kentucky Senate and left the seat open, Fischer won the three-way 1998 Republican Primary and won the November 3, 1998 General election against Democratic nominee James Daley.
  • 2000 Fischer was unopposed for both the 2000 Republican Primary[6] and the November 7, 2000 General election, winning with 12,641 votes.[7]
  • 2002 Fischer was unopposed for both the 2002 Republican Primary[8] and the November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 8,672 votes.[9]
  • 2004 Fischer was unopposed for both the 2004 Republican Primary[10] and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 14,762 votes.[11]
  • 2006 Fischer was unopposed for the 2006 Republican Primary[12] and won the November 7, 2006 General election with 7,646 votes (53.0%) against Democratic nominee Linda Klembara.[13]
  • 2008 Fischer was unopposed for both the 2008 Republican Primary[14] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 16,690 votes.[15]
  • 2010 Fischer was unopposed for both the May 18, 2010 Republican Primary[16] and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 12,210 votes.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Joseph M. Fischer (R)". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky House of Representatives. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Joseph Fischer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130830/NEWS010802/308300074/Group-pushes-sales-tax-not-tolls-Brent-Spence.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 22, 2012 Official 2012 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 29. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 6, 2012 Official 2012 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 45. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 11, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2000 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "2000 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  8. ^ "2002 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2002 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  10. ^ "2004 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  11. ^ "2004 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on December 24, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  12. ^ "2006 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  13. ^ "2006 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  14. ^ "2008 Primary Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  15. ^ "2008 General Election". Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky State Board of Elections. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  16. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky May 18, 2010 Official 2010 Primary Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 26. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Commonwealth of Kentucky November 2, 2010 Official 2010 General Election Results" (PDF). Frankfort, Kentucky: Secretary of State of Kentucky. p. 52. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 

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