The Louisville Coalition for the Homeless will announce soon where it plans to spend the money collected by the Positive Change boxes placed throughout downtown. The Downtown Management District hung the boxes and encourages passers-by to put money into them rather than give it to panhandlers. In two and a half months, the boxes have… Continue reading Positive Change Boxes Collect $800 in First Weeks
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 local Democratic and Republican parties will soon nominate candidates to run for the 6th District Metro Council seat previously held by the late George Unseld. The seat is now held by Deonte Hollowell, an independent who was appointed by the council after Unseld’s death.
The body had ten candidates to choose from, and voted 33 times without any one person receiving the minimum 13 votes to fill the 6th District seat. Most of the votes were torn between Ken Herndon, who narrowly lost a primary race against Unseld in 2008 and Neeka Parks Thompson, an attorney who used to work in state government.