Former Louisville mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman has filed as a Republican candidate for the 37th District state Senate seat, but he could face a close political ally in the GOP primary. The local developer has been a perennial candidate for years, vying unsuccessfully for mayor, county clerk and Congress. But Thieneman has become a popular… Continue reading Thieneman Files for Vacant State Senate Seat
A Bluegrass Poll commissioned by the Courier-Journal and WHAS11 shows the number of undecided voters in the Republican and Democratic primaries shrinking by about half. Benefiting from the drop are Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner. Fischer now holds 42 percent of the vote among Democrats, marking an 11 point increase from a similar poll released last month. Behind Fischer is Metro Councilman Jim King, who gained eight points and holds 21 percent of the vote. King has overtaken fellow Councilman David Tandy, who dropped to third with 13 percent of the vote. He previously polled at 16 percent.
Transportation and education were among the main topics of discussion Thursday as nine candidates for Louisville mayor took part in a forum at DuPont Manual High School.
The three Republican candidates for Louisville mayor discussed the issues during the monthly Louisville Forum Wednesday. Jonathon Robertson, Hal Heiner and Chris Thieneman (pictured, from left) fielded questions about the Metro Government budget, library funding, ethics and other topics. (Photo by Steve Haag, Louisville Forum)