Beshear Raises $1.5 Million Towards General Election

Flexing their fundraising muscles, the campaign to re-elect Democratic Governor Steve Beshear announced it has raised $1.5 million for the general election, giving the incumbent a comfortable war chest in the contest against Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith. The governor is running with former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and was unopposed […]

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour to Headline Williams Fundraiser

Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams has confirmed that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour will be the keynote speaker at a summer fundraising event in Lexington. A former Republican National Committee chairman, Barbour was a rumored presidential candidate, but declined a bid for the White House in April. Barbour e has been described as one of […]

UPDATE: P’Pool Flexes Fundraising Output, Conway Camp Responds

Running unopposed in the primary election, Republican candidate for attorney general and Hopkins County Attorney Todd P’Pool raised an impressive $114,335, according to the latest campaign finance reports. The 15-day reporting period is the last filing before the May 17 primary and stretches from April 15 through May 1. Records show during that time P’Pool […]

Moffett Amends Finance Report

After initially showing a negative balance of $513 at the end of first quarter fundraising, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett amended his contribution records to reflect $11,361 on hand. On Wednesday, Moffett’s opponent, state Senate President David Williams, mocked the Tea Party backed candidate during a debate in Bowling Green, suggesting Moffett was unfit to […]

Williams Lectures Moffett on Campaign Finance Reports

After his campaign reported a negative balance of $513 in first quarter fundraising, Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett received a lecture on fiscal responsibility from state Senate President David Williams during a recent debate. For months, Moffett, a Louisville businessman backed by the Tea Party, has preached fiscal restraint and slammed state lawmakers over government […]

Williams Raises Close to $500,000

Outpacing his primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate and state Senate President David Williams has raised $446,943 in the first quarter. A fundraising report released by the campaign Wednesday shows Williams, who is running with Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, has raised a total of $1.2 million in the three-way GOP contest. Earlier this week, Democratic Gov. […]

Despite Poor Fundraising Holsclaw Remains Confident

Trailing by more than 30-points in the polls, Republican gubernatorial candidate and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw says she is still a contender despite meager campaign contributions. On Tuesday, Holsclaw’s campaign reported she raised only $22,774 in the first quarter of the three-way GOP primary contest against state Senate President David Williams and Louisville businessman […]

Bunning Says Fundraising Improving

U.S. Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky says fundraising for his re-election bid is picking up and he doesn’t think he’ll need as much money as originally thought to win a third term in office next year. The Republican told reporters Tuesday that two recent fundraisers in Kentucky brought in about $125,000. Still, for an incumbent, […]