Billy Ray Hughes Enters Judge Executive Race

Billy Ray Hughes
Billy Ray Hughes

Uniquely Qualified to Lead County Government Forward

Billy Ray’s professional development and proven leadership skills have prepared him to step up and help guide the local government to opportunities and through challenges that are before us. Madison County, the state’s 9th most populous county, requires a highly qualified leadership team to effectively manage all its business. Billy Ray has the extensive business, management and leadership experiences that are necessary qualifications to be an effective judge executive.

Most of Billy Ray’s professional career has been spent improving efficiencies in the manufacturing industry. He is currently plant manager at GR Spring and Stamping and has overseen the growth of the operation from 4 people in 2004 to an award winning automotive parts supplier with over 250 employees and annual sales exceeding $40 million dollars in 2013. He completed his MBA at Eastern Kentucky University in 2012. He is currently in his third term as magistrate and has been very involved in pertinent issues that involve Madison County. He serves on numerous boards and organizations committed to improving the quality of life for all citizens.

Billy Ray will lead the county to utilize new innovations to provide necessary government services without putting greater demands on taxpayers. He will also lead the charge to provide support and infrastructure enhancements that encourage economic development that improve the quality of life for our citizens.
With the mission “Making government more efficient” Billy Ray believes that working with and for the Madison County government should be an enjoyable experience. Billy Ray embraces four core values that he thinks should be embraced by all the stakeholders in our community.
• Trust – This is a virtue that brings peace of mind to those that exercise themselves therein.
• Relationship – It is through working together and cooperating with each other that our results can be mutually beneficial
• Integrity – We will strive to maintain the highest personal standards and observe the golden rule.
• Communication – Be willing to share information, both good and bad, with all our stakeholders on a regular basis.

Billy Ray recognizes that Madison County’s growth and progress has been enviable for many years and fully appreciates all those who have contributed to our current state. Billy Ray Hughes is the one candidate uniquely qualified to build on the past successes and lead the county to the next level. Feel free to contact [email protected] or visit

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