Welcome from Susan

Today is a new day. There is no longer room for any Kentucky Legislator that feels entitled to office, only takes up space, and does not contribute to problem solving or participate in the critical discussion of issues that move our state forward. I would love to see the public retaliate against those who forget they represent citizens of all parties, not just their own. Please share with me your thoughts and concerns to help Kentucky become all she can be!




To download the registration card go to our voter registration page HERE

The filled out registration card may be sent to

1.) Any drivers license renewal centers in Fayette Co.

2.) Fayette Co. Clerk Office at 162 E. Main St, Lexington 40507

You may also reach the Fayette Co. Clerk’s Office at 859-253-3344

Latest News

A Thanksgiving Message

I want to thank all of my constituents in the 79th Legislative District who voted to reelect me as their state representative for another two years.  I won by 61%, the largest margin of victory I have ever garnered since I began running for this office in 1999.   What an overwhelming and humbling affirmation of […]


Westrom represents District 79, state well

Two years ago, we enthusiastically endorsed incumbent Susan Westrom in the 79th House District. Westrom, who has served this Fayette County district admirably since 1999, has continued her excellent work and again earns our endorsement for re-election. Her opponent, Republican Ken Kearns, simply does not measure up to Westrom’s record of achievement. Two years ago, […]


YMCA of Central Kentucky receives $15,000 from AT&T for Black Achievers program

YMCA of Central Kentucky announced that will receive a $15,000 contribution from AT&T to support their Black Achievers program. The contribution will help participating students learn about future educational and professional opportunities while helping improve academic deficiencies and increase the percentage of students who graduate from high school. “Helping build Kentucky’s next generation of leaders […]

anti-bullying awareness

October is Anti-Bullying Month

By Representative Rita Smart No child should have to fear attending school because of physical or verbal abuse by his or her classmates. However, in reality, there were 15,520 incidents of bullying in our schools just this past school year. It is heartbreaking and unacceptable that this is occurring in our commonwealth, and it should […]