As he promised to do, Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is supporting the Democratic nominee in the mayor’s race.
Tandy has declined to immediately endorse Fischer, saying he’s loyal to his platform.
Democratic mayoral nominee Greg Fischer says he’s prepared to face another Metro Council member in the race for the mayor’s office.
by Gabe Bullard Democratic Metro Councilman Jim King’s campaign manager says King’s third-place finish in the mayoral primary was due largely to low voter turnout. Jonathan Hurst says if more than 30% of registered voters turned up at the polls yesterday (Tuesday), King would have likely finished stronger in the primary. “We knew that we… Continue reading King's Campaign Manager Discusses The Primary
On Wednesday we’ll be looking back at the campaigns and the primary to talk about who won, who lost and what’s next. For Louisville Metro Mayor in the fall it will be a race between Greg Fischer, Hal Heiner and who knows how many independents. We know incumbent John Yarmuth will face Todd Lally for 3rd District US Congressman. It’s Rand Paul on the Republican side of the US Senate race, and Jack Conway for the Democrats. Join us with your election stories.You can also track the statewide results at this cool site from the Kentucky State Board of Elections. Listen to the Show
A Bluegrass Poll commissioned by the Courier-Journal and WHAS11 shows the number of undecided voters in the Republican and Democratic primaries shrinking by about half. Benefiting from the drop are Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner. Fischer now holds 42 percent of the vote among Democrats, marking an 11 point increase from a similar poll released last month. Behind Fischer is Metro Councilman Jim King, who gained eight points and holds 21 percent of the vote. King has overtaken fellow Councilman David Tandy, who dropped to third with 13 percent of the vote. He previously polled at 16 percent.
Transportation and education were among the main topics of discussion Thursday as nine candidates for Louisville mayor took part in a forum at DuPont Manual High School.
Louisville mayoral candidate Greg Fischer Tuesday presented his jobs and economic development proposal for the city. The Democrat says improving the city’s and the region’s transportation infrastructure is a key element of his plan and that includes the Ohio River Bridges Project. “We must connect, correct and improve cross-river mobility bystarting with the east end… Continue reading Fischer Presents Jobs, Economic Plan
“Usually the only time you would see the mayor and the Metro Council in the same room is when the mayor comes over and presents the budget for the coming year, and that’s usually done in the very end of May,” says Majority Caucus Spokesperson Tony Hyatt.