Allison Joy Ball is the Republican treasurer of Kentucky. Ball was elected in the 2015 elections and sworn in on January 4, 2016. She announced her campaign for the office in May 2014 and filed her candidacy on January 6, 2015. Ball defeated Jon Larson and Kenny Imes in the Republican primary held on May 19, 2015, and faced Democratic nominee Rick Nelson in the general election. Ball's campaign was focused on themes including protecting free enterprise and using the office as a check on other state offices. Learn more about her platform by jumping to the campaign themes section.