Kentuckians Set to Elect Statewide Officers (AUDIO)

Election Day is Tuesday and Kentuckians are set to elect their statewide officers, including governor, attorney general and secretary of state. The race for governor is being setup as a landslide loss for Republican David Williams that could turn into a shellacking for the entire GOP slate. The state Senate President has trailed Democratic incumbent […]

Williams Unveils Management Policies for State Government

With less than a week until the election for governor of Kentucky, Republican David Williams has released a series of pledges regarding the management of state government, which the GOP nominee says put him in contrast to Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear. Among the assurances is a promise that Williams will not furlough state workers, which […]

Williams Slams Beshear for Hindu Ceremony

Speaking to a crowd of supporters, Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams criticized Democratic Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday for participating in a Hindu religious ceremony ground blessing for an Indian-owned company. Last week, Beshear announced Flex Films was building a manufacturing plant in Elizabethtown that would create 250 jobs. He joined other community leaders in […]

Williams’s Wife Featured in Latest Ad

With the gubernatorial election one week away, the campaign for Republican David Williams has released another ad that doesn’t feature the candidate in its final push. In the 30-second spot, former District Court Judge Robyn Williams criticizes Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear for “running a nasty campaign” and tells voters they aren’t being told the truth […]

Williams Missing from Final Ad Push

The campaign for Republican David Williams has released its final ads in the race for Kentucky governor, but the GOP nominee isn’t in either spot. Instead, a 30-second TV commercial entitled “Team” only features Williams’s running mate, Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, touting their jobs plan while trying to connect Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear to President […]

Analysis Shows Williams Heading Towards ‘Historic Loss’ in Kentucky

A review of past Kentucky elections shows Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams is headed towards one of the worst defeats since the Reconstruction era in 1870, according to Smart Politics. With Williams trailing Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear by 31-points in the polls two weeks before Election Day, national observers are paying attention to what could […]

Williams Attacks Abramson in New Ad

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams released a new campaign ad Tuesday that criticizes former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, who is the running mate of Democratic Governor Steve Beshear in the fall election. The 30-second spot features the two men from previous Williams commercials talking about controversies from Abramson’s tenure as mayor and his positions on […]

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Battle Over Mining, Taxes and Jobs

By Ron Smith, Kentucky Public Radio The three candidates vying for lieutenant governor of Kentucky favor restoration of voting rights for certain felons, but clashed on most other issues Monday night. Restoring civil rights to felons released from prison came up during the Kentucky Educational Television debate, which featured Democrat Jerry Abramson, Republican Richie Farmer […]

Fairness PAC Endorses Beshear for Re-Election

In the race for Kentucky governor, the Louisville Fairness Campaign’s political arm endorsed Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear for re-election Wednesday. C-FAIR joined the Kentucky Fairness Alliance’s political action committee in supporting Beshear, spotlighting that the governor supports domestic partner benefits at public universities and reinstated an executive order that extends employment protection to state employees […]

Gubernatorial Debate Offers Few Surprises

For the first time, Kentucky voters had a direct comparison between the three candidates vying for governor when incumbent Democrat Steve Beshear, Republican David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith shared a debate stage. There were few surprises in the hour-long forum, but the candidates took several jabs at one another while defending their platforms. State […]