PPP Survey Shows Beshear With Crushing Lead Over Williams

A new poll shows Democratic Governor Steve Beshear pummeling Republican opponent David Williams in the 2011 gubernatorial race and raises questions if the growing lead is having a negative affect on the rest of the GOP ticket. But the Williams campaign says the GOP nominee is gaining ground and support for his issue-oriented candidacy and […]

Galbraith Campaign Blasts C-J, Herald-Leader Over Coverage

In a terse press release, Lexington attorney Gatewood Galbraith’s communications director Nicole Bartlett criticizes the state’s two major newspapers for ignoring the independent gubernatorial candidate’s campaign. Bartlett says Kentucky news outlets of focusing only on the major party candidates–incumbent Democrat Steve Beshear and Republican state Senate President David Williams. In the release, Bartlett highlights pieces […]

Galbraith Claims Second Place in Unknown Poll

Discussing his views on the banking system and legalizing marijuana in Kentucky, independent Gatewood Galbraith told libertarian filmmaker and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones he is in second place in the race for governor. During the radio program, the Lexington attorney initially said a poll shows him catching up with Republican candidate David Williams in the […]

Vote Smart Tests Gubernatorial Candidates’s Courage

Candidates running in the 2011 gubernatorial race have aired ads across Kentucky stressing their toughness in recent weeks, and now a non-profit group is putting their political courage to the test. The non-partisan group Project Vote Smart is sending Democratic Governor Steve Beshear, Republican David Williams and independent Gatewood Gailbrath its Political Courage Test this […]

Beshear Campaign Bashes Fancy Farm Critics

In a message to supporters, the campaign to re-elect Democratic Governor Steve Beshear slammed his opponents and the media for criticizing the governor’s speech at the Fancy Farm picnic this weekend. During this year’s political event, Beshear attempted to bypass the heated rhetoric and heckling that is customary at the gathering by discussing his recent […]

Fancy Farm Speakers Line Up in Support of Coal

Much of the speaking at this weekend’s Fancy Farm picnic trended towards national issues. Candidates praised the military, worried about public debt and criticized what is—or isn’t—getting done in Washington. But coal and federal environmental regulations were also a target in several speeches. Coal crossed party lines at Fancy Farm, as both Democrats and Republicans […]

Campaign Staffer Summarizes Galbraith’s Trip to Fancy Farm

Meet William Bowe. As Kentucky politicians made their annual trip to the Fancy Farm Picnic this past weekend, Bowe was traveling with Independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith. “Gatewood likes Payday, so he stopped and had a Payday, we stopped and had Subway and a couple soda pops,” Bowe said. Bowe and Galbraith drove to the […]

Beshear Unaware of Whistleblower’s Allegations

During an interview with WHAS-11 on Tuesday, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear told the Louisville television station he hadn’t heard about an allegation that state employees were being threatened with termination if they did not contribute to his re-election campaign. The station promoted their story as catching the governor off guard, however, the whistleblower story broke […]

Galbraith Makes it Official—Almost

Independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith filed the necessary paperwork with the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office Thursday to be on the November ballot, but the perennial contender forgot to bring his campaign treasurer with him. Independent candidates must turn in at least 5,000 signatures to be placed on the general election ballot and Galbraith, who […]

Galbraith Campaign Manager Resigns

The campaign manager for independent gubernatorial Gatewood Galbraith has resigned. Blogger and political activist Ralph Long announced Friday he is leaving the campaign to pursue other interests, but he remains a supporter of the perennial candidate and running mate Dea Riley. “I may work in other political campaigns at some future date but there are […]