"I've had the honor and privilege to serve as Calloway County Judge Executive for 19 years, during which our population grew and we experienced significant economic growth. I'm proud of my conservative record and I believe that my experience can help the General Assembly create a better future for all Kentuckians."
— LARRY ELKINS
Judge Elkins has served at the top post for Calloway County for five terms. During the first four terms he served as a Democrat, before registering as an Independent in 2013 and eventually as a Republican in 2015.
Judge Elkins attended Murray State University. Before entering politics, Judge Elkins spent 20 years as a dedicated law enforcement officer in the Murray Police Department. He retired from the MPD as the Chief of Police.
Judge Elkins is an active member of his local community. He's served as a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, the Board of Trustees for Murray-Calloway County Hospital, the Board of Trustees for the Murray-Calloway County Airport, the Board of Directors for the Purchase Area Development District and the Board of Directors for the Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation. Judge Elkins attends Martin Chapel Methodist Church.
"I pledge that if elected, I will work across party lines to get things done for Kentucky," remarked Judge Executive Elkins. "I do not work for one particular political party and no one else's agenda. My focus will be on being an advocate for the 5th House District and fighting for a Commonwealth of which we can all be proud. I want to make a difference for Kentuckians."
Together, Judge Elkins and his wife of 39 years, Janie, have three children, Michelle, Tracey, and Cortnee and five grandchildren.