Lindsey Burke

Lindsey Burke

Kentucky House, District 75, KY

2022 Endorsement

Lindsey is a social worker and not-for-profit attorney running for State Representative in Kentucky's 75th District. As a State Representative, Lindsey will continue her longstanding commitment to housing access and affordability, social services, public education, and health care access and affordability.

Lindsey is a native Lexingtonian, who is deeply in tune with the needs of her community. For decades, she has been an advocate and ally for progressive causes like access to justice, affordable housing, disability inclusion, and environmental stewardship. Her years working in community organizing and social services led to Lindsey observing social issues across Lexington, and creating programs and systems to address those problems—she is an entrepreneurial problem-solver and visionary.

In addition to her work as Founder and Managing Attorney of a legal services nonprofit, Lindsey is regularly appointed to practice as a Guardian ad Litem for people in guardianship court cases. She considers it a privilege to assist families in the midst of major transitions. Lindsey is active in the leadership of several nonprofits, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for a low-income apartment complex and a collegiate paralegal program. Lindsey and her spouse, Spencer, are Deacons of Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).