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Jon Larson

For 79th District State Representative

It’s time! Someone who can get things DONE!

Republican. FIGHTER for CRIMINAL REFORM.

Jon is the Leader that KY District 79 Needs!

Links to areas that encompass District 79

About Jon Larson

  • Trial lawyer, in practice for 47 years (since 1973), practicing in the areas of criminal law and traffic defense.
  • Elected Fayette County Judge Executive, 2011 – 2014; defeated a 30-year incumbent.
  • As Judge Executive, became knowledgeable as a Transportation Planner, working as a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (Fayette and Jessamine Counties), for the I-75/Nicholasville Bypass Connector Committee, and of the Bluegrass Area Administrative District (Member, Tourism and Environmental Committees) and as a member of the Kentucky Association of Counties.
  • Initiator of and Mentor in the Fayette County Veterans’ Treatment Court, created in 2013 thru the Administrative Office of the Courts.
  • First full-time Fayette County Public Defender, 1975-1984.
  • United States Army veteran, 1968 – 1974.
  • Advocate for smaller, more efficient government, reduced numbers in jail and prison, shorter prison sentences, more drug and alcohol rehab, regional governmental planning, comprehensive immigration reform and civil rights.
  • J.D. and B.A. University of Kentucky (1973, 1966)
  • M.B.A. George Washington University (1971) in International Business
  • Veteran, U.S. Army, field artillery office. Active service overseas in Korea during Vietnam war.
  • Fayette County Judge Executive (first Republican elected, countywide since  merger)
  • Regional/Transportation planner – working with MPC, Bluegrass Tomorrow, Bluegrass ADD and other organizations
  • Community Active: Human Rights Commission (former chair when Fairness Ordinance passed by Council)
  • Environmental Commission (helped save McConnell Springs from landfill)
  • Advocate for Hispanic immigrants, homeless and handicapped
  • History and Veterans (initiated Veterans Treatment Court here) speaker
  • Sports coach (for youth and for World Championship Women’s softball team)
  • Senior Olympian at age 74
  • Kentucky NAMI
  • Civil War Roundtable
  • Lexington Rotary
  • Baptist
  • Married to Sari (realtor)
  • Raised Sara Flanner (29) as single parent, now helping to raise her two bi-racial children

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Don’t Forget to Vote November 3, 2020!

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