Albert Chandler

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Albert Benjamin "Ben" Chandler III is a Democratic former member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the sixth district of Kentucky since being elected in a 2004 special election.

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Record and controversies

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American Conservative Union 8 - 2/25 not avail.
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Americans for Democratic Action 95 - 19/20 85 - 17/20
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce 47 - 9/20 not avail.


Iraq War

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Environmental record

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Bio

Chandler was born September 12, 1959, in Versailles, Kentucky. He received a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky at Lexington and became a private practice lawyer. He was State Auditor from 1991 to 1995 before he became the attorney general of Kentucky from 1999 until 2003, and was the Democratic candidate for governor in the election of 2003. He was defeated in that election by his Republican opponent, Congressman Ernie Fletcher. Fletcher resigned from Congress in order to become governor, and a special election was held for his seat in February 2004. Chandler became the Democratic candidate and won the election.

2006 elections

In 2006, the Republicans nominated Elaine Sue Carlson to face Chandler in his November 2006 bid for reelection, however Ms. Carlson dropped out of the race during the summer of 2006. The Libertarian candidate was Paul Ard. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1] Chandler retained his seat.

Money in politics

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Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
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Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committees in the 110th Congress (2007-2008)

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Albert Chandler. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

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District offices
  • 1021 Majestic Drive, Suite 180, Lexington, KY 40503
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Articles and Resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

BluegrassReport.org, a Kentucky politics blog.


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