Richards, Jody

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Rep. Richards
Kentucky District 20

Born February 20, 1938, Rep. Jody Richards (D) represents District 20, which covers part of Warren County. He received his bachelor's degree from Kentucky Wesleyan and his master's from the University of Missouri. He also attended Indiana University. Richards owns Superior Books, and is enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve. He has served in the Kentucky House of Representatives since 1976, and was the Speaker of the House from 1995 until 1998 and again from 2006 until 2008. Richards was a candidate for governor in 2003 and 2007. He was the majority caucus chair from 1987 until 1994.

Campaign Financing

Kentucky Education Association

In 2010, the Kentucky Education Association contributed $1000 to Richards' campaign.


Interim Committees: Appropriations and Revenue; Banking and Insurance; BR Sub. on Postsecondary Education; Education; Postsecondary Education

Session Committees: Appropriations & Revenue (H); Banking & Insurance (H); BR Sub. on Postsecondary Education (H); Education (H); Rules (H)

Contact Information

Mailing Address

817 Culpeper St, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42103

Frankfort Address

702 Capitol Ave, Annex Room 324D, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone Number(s)

Home: (270) 842-6731

Annex: (502) 564-8100 Ext. 699

Work: (270) 781-9946

Work: (270) 781-9963 (fax)

Email Address


See Also


1. Rep. Jody Richards-LRC page
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