The Louisville Metro Council will discuss a measure Thursday evening that if approved will drastically change traffic patterns in the Old Louisville neighborhood. An ordinance introduced by Councilman David James, D-6, seeks to convert portions of First and Brook streets into two-way streets. Local business owners in the district have been supportive of the new… Continue reading Council Likely to Approve Two-Way Street Change in Old Louisville
Newly-elected Metro Government officials will be sworn in in January. But one incoming Metro Councilman will likely assume office in the coming weeks.
David James won the special election to serve the remaining two years of the late George Unseld’s term.
Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is now in possession of vote totals in the 6th District U.S. House race, as certified by local county clerks, but the numbers still must go before the State Board of Elections.
When Louisville Metro Councilman George Unseld died in June, a special election was ordered to elect someone to fill the remaining two years of his term.
Four candidates are actively campaigning for the seat, and they all face a tough fight for what may be the busiest job on the Metro Council.
Another candidate has entered the 6th District Metro Council race in Louisville. Democrat Ken Herndon has launched a write-in campaign for the seat formerly held by the late George Unseld.
The GOP was supposed to choose a nominee for the race on Tuesday, but held off on the selection in order to review candidates who submitted their applications at the last minute. The party has until next Tuesday to register a candidate, and will vote on a nominee either later this week or next Monday.
The Jefferson County Republican Party will meet Tuesday evening to choose a candidate for the special election in the 6th Metro Council District. Democrats chose David James last week.
Former Fraternal Order of Police president David James has been nominated to run for the 6th Metro Council District seat. If elected, James would be the second police officer to serve on the council. He says he thinks the body lacks such experience currently.
Sixth District Metro Councilman Deonte Hollowell has filed to run in the special election that will be held for his seat this November. Hollowell is the first candidate to file to run for the seat, which was previously held by the late George Unseld.
Independent Metro Councilmember Deonte Hollowell will file his paperwork Wednesday to run for the seat he was appointed to last month. Hollwell will be the first person to declare his candidacy in the race.