BLEVINS BAILS POST ELECTION – Here’s how to apply for his job

Lexington, Ky.–Fayette County Clerk Donald Blevins, Jr. will retire at the end of the year, according to multiple reports. Blevins had just won re-election in November, running as a Democrat.

Blevins’ replacement will be appointed by incoming Judge Executive Mary Diane McCord Hanna. There are a few requirements

  • must be at least 21 years old,
  • a resident of Kentucky for two years,
  • and a resident of Fayette County for one year
  • in addition to possessing applicable skills and experience.

Think you have what it takes to be County Clerk? Send a cover letter and resume with contact information and references, to:

Fayette County Judge Executive
200 East Main Street
Lexington, KY  40507

The deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday, December 14, 2022.

Don Blevins, Jr. is a native Lexingtonian raised on the west end in Gardenside. He attended James Lane Allen, Beaumont, and graduated from Lafayette High School in 1980.

Don holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

His early career was in integrated circuit research and development for AT&T Bell Laboratories and the Microelectronics Center of North Carolina. After returning to Kentucky, Don’s career continued in software development with various small firms and later with IBM. Don continued in software and systems development with a management position at Perot Systems.

In 2007, Don’s political career began when he was elected the 10th District Council Member for the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government. In 2009, he was appointed to fill out the term of the retiring Fayette County Clerk, his father, Don Blevins, Sr.

Don Blevins (Ballotpedia)