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Kim Davis

Kim Davis
Clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky
In office January 5, 2015 – January 7, 2019
Preceded by Jean W. Bailey
Succeeded by Elwood Caudill Jr.
Personal details
Born
Kimberly Jean Bailey
(1965-09-17) September 17, 1965 (age 55) Jackson, Kentucky, U.S.
Political party
  • Republican (2015–present)
Democratic (1983–2015)
Spouse(s) Joe Davis
Children 4
Known for Refusal to comply with a federal court order directing her to issue marriage licenses following Obergefell v. Hodges
2014 Rowan County County Clerk Democratic primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kim Davis 1,817 46.2%
Democratic Elwood Caudill Jr. 1,794 45.6%
Democratic Charlotte Combess 322 8.2%
2014 Rowan County County Clerk general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kim Davis 3,909 53.2%
Republican John C. Cox 3,444 46.8%
Democratic hold
2018 Rowan County County Clerk Republican primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kim Davis Unopposed
2018 Rowan County County Clerk general election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Elwood Caudill Jr. 4,210 54.14%
Republican Kim Davis (Incumbent) 3,566 45.86%
Democratic gain from Republican