Candidate Profile from Congressional Quarterly
Scotty Baesler (D) of Lexington
Open Seat - Current House Member
- Born: July 9, 1941, Lexington.
- Education: U. of Kentucky, B.A., 1963,
J.D., 1966; George Washington U., M.A., 1996.
- Military Service: Army Reserve,
- Occupation: Lawyer; farmer.
- Family: Wife, Alice Woods; two children.
- Religion: Independent Christian.
- Political Career: Vice mayor
of Lexington, 1974-78; candidate for mayor of
Lexington, 1977; Fayette County district judge,
1979-81; mayor of Lexington, 1982-92; sought
Democratic nomination for governor, 1991.