Democratic Elected Officials
Rep. Wilson Stone
Wilson Stone was born on November 16, 1952 in Allen County, Kentucky. He is a member of the Church of Christ and a 1970 alum of Allen County High School. He received his Bachelors Degree in 1974 and his Masters Degree in 1978, both from Western Kentucky University. He is a member of the Allen County-Scottsville Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Allen County School Board from 1986-2009 and served as the Allen County Farm Bureau President for 12 years.
Rep. Jody Richards
Jody Richards began his career as a teacher at Western Kentucky University. He has been a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives since 1975, and is one of the longest serving members of Kentucky government. He was the longest serving Speaker of the House in Kentucky history, from 1995 until 2009.
Magistrate Tom Lawrence
Tom Lawrence is a lifelong resident of the 2nd district of Warren County. He is a graduate of Warren Central High School, and also of Western Kentucky University. He is a veteran of the Kentucky Army National Guard, 2nd of the 123rd Armor Division, and is also a small business owner. Tom has focused consistently on improving the transparency and oversight of the county budget, and eliminating waste to make the budget go farther for the people.
Magistrate Mark Young
Mark Young is a lifelong resident of Warren County, Kentucky. Mark has built a career at General Motors of Bowling Green, where he has been employed for over thirty years. He has been married for fourty-three years to Judy Young, has two children named Martina and Daniel, and five grandsons.
He is a Deacon and member of the Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ, where he attends weekly, and is a member of the board of directors of Big Reedy Christian Camp.
Jerry M. “Peanuts” Gaines
Sheriff Jerry M. “Peanuts” Gaines grew up in the Delafield community in Warren County, Kentucky. Gaines and his beautiful wife, Marilyn, have six children, seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. The Gaines’ reside on their farm in Smiths Grove, Kentucky and attends Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky.