In Depth: The Louisville Mayor’s Race

When Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson announced last year that he would not seek re-election, and will instead run for Lieutenant Governor in 2011, fourteen candidates sought to replace him. After primaries, endorsements and attrition, two active candidates remain—Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner.

Tea Party May Boost Democratic Turnout In Third District

Some national polls this election season have shown a sizeable enthusiasm gap. Democrats in many areas are less excited about voting than Republicans, and a high conservative turnout will likely push many GOP candidates to victory. But lately, some Democratic candidates have begun using the potential for Republican victory to rally the party faithful.

Fischer And Heiner Discuss Endorsements At Debate

The two candidates for Louisville Metro Mayor met for another debate Thursday, this time at the Rotary Club’s weekly meeting. The candidates spent several minutes discussing the politics of independent candidate Jackie Green’s decision to endorse Democrat Greg Fischer.