Grayson: Beshear and Williams Are Embarrassing Kentucky

Former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson criticized both Governor Steve Beshear and state Senate President David Williams, saying their ongoing rivalry is embarrassing the commonwealth. “It’s a continuation of the last several years of the governor not being able to develop strong positive relationships with not just the Republican-controlled Senate, but also the Democratic-controlled […]

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 […]

P’Pool Touts Two Supporters While Conway Asks for Cash

Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool announced Thursday that former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and former University of Kentucky basketball player Travis Ford will headline a fundraiser for him in October. Grayson served as Kentucky Secretary of State from 2003 to 2011, before taking a position in January as the Director of the […]

Washington Post Says Farmer Becoming Liability

The campaign woes continue for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who is featured in a Washington Post story for being a drag on the gubernatorial ticket with state Senate President David Williams, R-Burkseville, in the upcoming Republican primary. Going over Farmer’s campaign troubles, (here, here, here and here) the piece quotes state political observers who […]

Grayson Starts Work At Harvard, Says Return To Politics Is Possible

Former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson starts his new job Monday as director of Harvard University’s Institute of Politics.

Grayson moved to Massachusetts over the weekend, but he says he will maintain a presence in Kentucky, and he won’t change his voter registration.

Kentucky Primary Races Set

The filing deadline for public office in Kentucky has officially passed, confirming the lineup for this year’s statewide races. The primary is May 17th. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh looks at the candidates who qualified on time, and some who didn’t.

Panel Discusses Past, Present Of Intense Political Rhetoric

Congressman John Yarmuth, outgoing Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and political science professor Jasmine Farrier sat on the panel. Farrier said many people seem to have historical amnesia when decrying the intense and sometimes violent rhetoric in Congress and in the media.