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  Carroll, Julian M.
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NameJulian M. Carroll
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Born April 16, 1931 (88 years)
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Oct 26, 2012 06:50pm
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InfoJulian Carroll, a native of McCracken County and graduate of the University of Kentucky law school, was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1961. He served as speaker of the house from 1968 to 1970. In 1971 he was elected lieutenant governor and became governor in 1974 after Wendell Ford resigned to go to the U.S. Senate. Carroll won the 1975 gubernatorial election, leaving office in 1979. He currently practices law in Frankfort.

One of Carroll's major causes while governor was the improvement of public schools. Kentucky's national standing in public education went up sharply in several areas during his tenure. Governor Carroll's many other achievements include expanding the state park system, establishing a matching grant program for encouraging the arts, and providing aid to the poor to help pay fuel bills. He also promoted a constitutional amendment, approved by voters in 1975, which drastically reorganized the state's legal system and made it a model for the nation.

In 1976 Governor Carroll created the Kentucky Bicentennial Oral History Commission and provided continued support to the program throughout his term in office.





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  11/08/2016 KY State Senate 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 KY State Senate 07 Won 59.00% (+18.00%)
  01/01/2011 KY Senate Minority Leader Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  11/04/2008 KY State Senate 07 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 KY State Senate 07 Won 62.97% (+25.93%)
  05/18/2004 KY State Senate 07 - D Primary Won 56.00% (+12.01%)
  05/26/1987 KY Governor - D Primary Lost 6.65% (-28.25%)
  11/04/1975 KY Governor Won 62.84% (+25.68%)
  05/27/1975 KY Governor- D Primary Won 66.29% (+37.78%)
  12/28/1974 KY Governor - Succession Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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KY Secretary of State - D Primary - May 17, 2011 D Alison Lundergan Grimes
KY US Senate - D Primary - May 18, 2010 D Daniel Mongiardo
KY US Senate - D Primary - May 20, 2008 D W. Bruce Lunsford
KY US President - D Primary - May 20, 2008 D Hillary Clinton
KY Governor - D Primary - May 22, 2007 D W. Bruce Lunsford
KY US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Al Gore
KY US President - R Primary - Mar 08, 1988 R Pat Robertson
KY Governor- D Primary - May 29, 1979 D Terry McBrayer