Kelly Craft Calling on those who have ‘Experienced Loss Due to an Addiction,’ to share their story with ‘Team Craft’

Kelly Craft is doubling down on an ad controversy surrounding her campaign and calling on those who have “experienced loss due to an addiction,” to share their stories with her campaign. The call to action from Craft comes as her campaign maligned some she was seeking to speak directly to, including criticizing one Lexington man...

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    Ten Percent of KY Voters Now Registered as “Other” than Democrat or Republican

    For the first time Kentucky voter registration for “other” political affiliation has broken double digits. “Candidates for statewide office should take notice: to win a general election, they must reach out beyond their base and court the fastest-growing bloc of the electorate,” said Secretary of State Michael Adams. In December, Kentucky saw 6,103 new voters...

    Al Cross: As she runs with a big issue, Craft raises questions about her approach

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Elections should be about issues, not just candidates. So, Republican Kelly Craft is to be commended for making the first substantive commercial in the governor’s race about one of Kentucky’s most difficult issues: drug abuse that led to 2,250 overdose deaths in 2021. We need to talk more about the issue, because...

    Mason-Dixon Poll: Gov. Beshear Holds Significant Leads Against Top 4 GOP Challengers

    A new statewide poll shows Daniel Cameron leading the Republican primary pack right now, but losing to Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear is the race were held today. Daniel Cameron is the clear early Republican frontrunner, holding a 20-point lead over Kelly Craft (39%-13%), according to the poll. Statewide elected officials Ryan Quarles (8%) and...

    Dozen Polling Locations in Louisville Agreed to for Feb 21 Special Election

    There’s a compromise in place that will open more polling locations for the February 21 special election to replace Congressman Morgan McGarvey, D-Louisville, in the state Senate. Secretary of State Michael Adams announced that the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office has agreed to provide 12 voting locations, rather than 4, for the February 21 special election...

    Kelly Craft’s Latest Drug Ad Filmed at Border Wall

    Days after controversy surrounded her first ad on drugs, Kelly Craft has released a new spot from the southern border wall. The 30-second ad targeting Republican primary voters for governor blames President Joe Biden and Gov. Andy Beshear for “ignoring the border crisis.” “Right here in Kentucky we have our own border crisis,” Craft says...

    Quarles Latest GOP Challenger to Get FOX News Treatment

    Several Kentucky Republicans running for governor in the GOP primary are getting their moment to cast stones against Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. The latest to see their name on the Fox News website is Agriculture Commissioner and Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Ryan Quarles. Quarles told the right-wing news outlet that Beshear is not doing anything...

    Daniel Cameron Releases Poll Showing Him Leading GOP Gubernatorial Primary Field

    In the 12-way race for the GOP nomination for Governor, Daniel Cameron’s campaign says they’re leading the pack in a poll they released on Friday. The statewide poll from Meeting Street Research shows Cameron leading the field with 39 percent of respondents saying they would vote for him if the race were held today. The...

    Ad Backfire? Craft’s ‘Empty Chair’ Ad Refers to Living Family Member

    Former United Nations Ambassador and Republican primary candidate for governor Kelly Craft is explaining an ad claiming her family table was missing a spot is hyperbole. Craft has been running a :30 ad titled, “a spot missing,” that says dangerous drugs like Fentanyl has “stolen our loved ones away.” “As a mother, this is personal...

    ‘If I have to fight it out in the public, I’ll do so,’ Jefferson Co. Clerk Warns Over 19th Dist Special Election Plans

    Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw squared off with the Kentucky Board of Election this week, as the group chose to reject her plan for a special election scheduled for Feb. 21 to replace Morgan McGarvey in the state Senate. The Kentucky Board of Elections rejected Holsclaw’s plan over her objections, citing a lack of voting...