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Kentucky State Representative District 77

QUALIFICATIONSA representative must be at least 24 years old, a citizen of Kentucky, and must have lived in the state for at least two years and in the district for at least one year prior to election.TERMRepresentatives are elected for two-year terms, with the entire House elected every two years. There is no term limit.DUTIESResponsibilities of the Kentucky House of Representatives include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, redistricting in collaboration with the senate, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes. The House as the exclusive authority to impeach state officials who are then tried by the senate. NOTESThere are 100 seats in the House of Representatives. The Senate and House comprise the legislative branch of the Kentucky state government and works alongside the executive branch (governor) to create laws and establish a state budget. Sources: https://legislature.ky.gov/Legislators/Pages/default.aspx; www.runforoffice.org.

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  • George Brown Jr.
    (Dem)

Biographical Information

What makes you the most qualified candidate to represent the people in your district in the Kentucky House of Representatives?

What do you see as the most important issue facing your district and how do you plan to address it?

What measures do you support to improve voting access, education, and security in Kentucky?

The state is projecting dramatic budget shortfalls due to the impact of COVID 19 on the economy. What would be your approach to these expected shortfalls in terms of additional sources of funding and/or cuts to programs and services?

The COVID 19 pandemic has shown again the need for changes in our health care system. What measures do you support to ensure affordable, accessible health care for the people of Kentucky?

In recent months, the Black Lives Matter movement has led the way in heightening awareness of systemic racism in our nation. What is the responsibility of state government to address institutional racism and what actions should it take?

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