Grayson Predicts Blowout in Governor’s Race

Former Secretary of State Trey Grayson predicts fellow Republican David Williams will lose the Kentucky 2011 gubernatorial race by a landslide. Polls show Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear with a commanding 31-point lead over Williams, who has optimistically predicted a comeback despite political observers declaring the race all but over. Grayson stepped down as secretary of […]

Adams: Ditch Williams Message Not Personal

A prominent Tea Party leader who called on the Republican Party of Kentucky to ditch gubernatorial nominee David Williams says the recommendation wasn’t personal, but Williams’s inner circle is spotlighting some disparaging comments he made about the GOP nominee. Kentucky Knows Best Executive Director David Adams is the former campaign manager for Republican Phil Moffett, […]

Williams Challenges Beshear, Dismisses Poll Numbers And Tea Party Critics

In the race for governor of Kentucky, Republican David Williams challenged Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear Thursday to defend his tenure in office and present voters with an agenda. Williams appeared on WFPL Thursday to discuss his jobs plan, tax reforms and criticisms of Jefferson County Public Schools, which is entangled in litigation over its controversial […]

Beshear Widens Lead Over Williams in Latest Poll

In the race for governor of Kentucky, Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear has widened his already commadning lead over Republican David Williams to a crushing 31 point margin. The SurveyUSA was conducted in late September and shows Beshear with 57 percent to Williams with 26 percent and independent Gatewood Galbraith with 8 percent among likely voters. […]

GOP Group Attacks Beshear, Who Faces Growing Criticism for No-Show Strategy

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is being criticized by political opponents and the press on the campaign trail this week. The Ohio-based group Restoring America has released three ads in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams with two slamming Beshear for job losses and not taking a position on busing in Jefferson County Public Schools. […]

Education Advocates Mixed on Beshear Skipping KET Debate

In the race for governor of Kentucky, Republican David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith will square off during a televised debate Monday focusing on education. The forum will air statewide on Kentucky Education Television, but will not include Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear, who declined to appear. Education advocates are pleased with the focus on education, […]

New Williams Ad Addresses Likability, Toughness

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams released his third TV ad in the race for Kentucky governor Wednesday, which embraces his reputation for not “playing too nice” in Frankfort. The spot features two men discussing Williams’s platform to cut spending and reform the tax code, adding that he will stand up to President Obama. The state […]

Williams Unveils Jobs Plan

Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams wants to eliminate Kentucky‚Äôs personal and corporate income taxes as part of his jobs plan. The proposal released Wednesday holds a number of ideas and makes a number of short-term recommendations to spur economic growth in the commonwealth such as eliminating local tax options, curtailing federal regulations and suspending certain […]

Williams: Obama Jobs Plan Echoes Beshear

In a further attempt to nationalize the race for governor of Kentucky, Republican challenger David Williams says President Obama’s jobs proposal reminds him of how Democratic Governor Steve Beshear handled the state budget. The president will outline a plan before a joint session of Congress Thursday evening and early reports show it calls for $300 […]

Kentucky FOP Endorses Williams

The Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Republican state Senate President David Williams in the race for governor. The union represents more than 9,300 law enforcement officers across the state and their nod is coveted among political candidates. Earlier this week, the state FOP endorsed Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool over Democratic Attorney […]