Calling the report a “whitewash”, the campaign manager for independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith believes the audit of the Kentucky Retirement Systems leaves more questions unanswered. On Tuesday, State Auditor Crit Luallen found no evidence of wrongdoing in the retirement agency, but did raise concerns about the use of placement agents, who act as middlemen… Continue reading Galbraith Campaign Manager Rips KRS Audit
Flexing their fundraising muscles, the campaign to re-elect Democratic Governor Steve Beshear announced it has raised $1.5 million for the general election, giving the incumbent a comfortable war chest in the contest against Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith. The governor is running with former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and was unopposed… Continue reading Beshear Raises $1.5 Million Towards General Election
In the first poll of the 2011 Kentucky gubernatorial election, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear holds a strong 21-point lead over Republican challenger and state Senate President David Williams. During the primary campaign, early polls showed Williams trailing the governor by a smaller margin, but since then Beshear has launched a number of radio and television… Continue reading Poll Shows Beshear With Big Lead Over Williams
Praising Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams, the Republican Governors Association issued a statement Tuesday in support of the GOP nominee that blasted Democratic Governor Steve Beshear and President Barack Obama. Williams beat Louisville businessman Phil Moffett and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw in the May 17 primary with 48 percent of the vote, but lost… Continue reading Republican Governors Association Quick to Support Williams
The upcoming elections for statewide officers in Kentucky will have only two candidates who aren’t affiliated with the major political parties this year.
The Associated Press reports that Galbraith says the practice has caused “unsurpassed environmental damage damage” in Appalachia and that it should not be allowed.
Galbraith is the only candidate for governor to speak out against mountaintop removal.
Moffett and Williams took part in a candidates forum at the Kentucky Press Association convention. It also included independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith.
Galbraith’s running mate is Shelby County political consultant Dea Riley. The two announced their intentions during a news conference in the rotunda of the State Capitol.