Elections

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Daniel Cameron has Until August to Name a Lt. Gov Candidate; Six he Could Choose

For the first time since the 1990’s Kentucky’s second in command, the Lieutenant Governor, AKA a warm body in the event of a disaster, will be selected outside of the primary. Daniel Cameron easily won the GOP primary becoming the Republican nominee for Governor, while his second in command is rather inconsequential it will be...

Cameron Campaign Releases Internal Poll Showing Beshear Leading by 2%

The race for governor of Kentucky this fall is within the margin of error, according to Republican gubernatorial nominee Attorney General Daniel Cameron. According to a survey produced for the Cameron campaign by Co/Efficient Beshear leads Cameron by 2 percent, and the margin of error for the poll is +/- 3.12 percent. The margin of...

Gov. Beshear Campaign Begins General Election Bus Tour

Gov. Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, is hitting the road days after the primary election wrapped up with stops across Kentucky. Beshear’s bus tour has planned stops in Paducah, Henderson, Owensboro, Elizabethtown, and Bowling Green on Friday where he is highlighting his record of bringing new jobs and record economic investment in every part of Kentucky while...

Multiple Interim Task Forces Set to Begin Meeting Next Month

Interim meetings begin next week in Frankfort, and when lawmakers return for committee meetings they’ll also be churning out recommendations on some hot topics as they convene multiple special committees in the form of task forces. Each task force will include of 10 legislative members – four each from the House and Senate majority, and...

Gov. Beshear Highlights Record in First Ad of General Election

Gov. Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, is wasting precious little time in hitting the road and launching an ad in the General Election race against Republican gubernatorial nominee Attorney General Daniel Cameron. The minute-long digital ad, titled four years, has Beshear direct-to-camera talking about what Kentuckians have overcome during his first term in office. “Andy has guided...

Ben Reno-Weber Appointed Metro Dist. 8 Councilman

The Louisville Metro Council voted to appoint Ben Reno-Weber as the councilman for Metro District 8 – replacing Cassie Chambers Armstrong who won a special election to serve in the state Senate. Dozens sought consideration from the Louisville Jefferson County Democratic Party to fill Chambers Armstrong’s unexpired term on the Metro Council. Reno-Weber is the...

Gov. Beshear Taps Mary Elizabeth Bailey to Lead Personnel Cabinet

Gov. Andy Beshear appointed Mary Elizabeth Bailey as the Secretary of Kentucky’s Personnel Cabinet. Bailey has spent 25 years in state government, including time as the deputy secretary of the cabinet. “Mary Elizabeth has dedicated her career to public service and to helping our public servants,” Gov. Beshear said. “I cannot think of a better...

Cameron Wins GOP Primary; Faces Beshear in General Election for Governor

Despite a rainy primary election that saw low turnout across the state Attorney General Daniel Cameron handily defeated fellow Republicans to win the GOP nomination. Cameron faced harsh attacks from former Ambassador Kelly Craft, who turned in a third place finish despite spending $11 million of her own money in the race. Republicans will now...