GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Debate on KET Tonight

With the election almost a week away, the three Republican primary candidates running for governor will appear on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” Monday in a televised debate. Host Bill Goodman will host the discussion between state Sen. David Williams, R-Burkesville, Louisville businessman Phil Moffett and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw. Williams is the frontrunner in the […]

Simon Skips Endorsing Candidates in GOP Governor’s Race

Conservative activist Frank Simon released a list of candidates his organization is endorsing in the upcoming primary election, but it noticeably skips giving a nod to any of the three GOP gubernatorial candidates. The voter guide provided by the Freedom Heritage Forum does support candidates in other statewide races, such as secretary of state  Republican […]

Low Turnout Could Benefit Moffett, Holsclaw in GOP Primary

A closer examination of the SurveyUSA poll released in April provides a glimmer of hope for the two Republican gubernatorial candidates trailing behind state Senate President David Williams in the primary. The survey gives Williams a commanding 35-point lead over Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw and Louisville businessman Phil Moffett, however, it quadrupled turnout when […]

Williams Raises Close to $500,000

Outpacing his primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate and state Senate President David Williams has raised $446,943 in the first quarter. A fundraising report released by the campaign Wednesday shows Williams, who is running with Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, has raised a total of $1.2 million in the three-way GOP contest. Earlier this week, Democratic Gov. […]

Despite Poor Fundraising Holsclaw Remains Confident

Trailing by more than 30-points in the polls, Republican gubernatorial candidate and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw says she is still a contender despite meager campaign contributions. On Tuesday, Holsclaw’s campaign reported she raised only $22,774 in the first quarter of the three-way GOP primary contest against state Senate President David Williams and Louisville businessman […]

Beshear Releases Tax Returns

A week after the Kentucky Democratic Party called on two Republican gubernatorial candidates to release their income tax records, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear released his 2010 state and federal returns to the public. Beshear and his wife show a total gross income of $166,224 and a total taxable income of $107,259. The couple reported $19,000 […]

Williams Holds Commanding Lead in GOP Primary

Crushing his two opponents, state Senate President David Williams has over a 30-point lead in the Republican primary race for governor. According to a poll conducted by SurveyUSA, Williams is favored by 49 percent of likely GOP voters over Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw and Louisville businessman Phil Moffett, a Tea Party back candidate. The […]