There are seven statewide offices on the ballot this year – Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Auditor, State Treasurer and Commissioner of Agriculture.
Gov. Steve Beshear today appointed Bowling Green Mayor Elaine Walker to replace Grayson.
Polls open at 6:00 am local time Tuesday and close at 6:00pm.
Turnout in Kentucky was around 48 percent in 1998 and 2002, and those too were non-presidential election years with U.S. Senate races on the ballot. Turnout for the 2008 presidential election in Kentucky was 64 percent.
By Rick Howlett Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is urging his supporters to rally behind Rand Paul in the general election campaign. Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor and member of the Tea Party movement, defeated Grayson in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Jim Bunning. In his concession speech aired live… Continue reading Grayson Urges Supporters To Back Rand Paul
It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC in London is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. It’s the Republican primary that’s drawing the most attention.
From Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio/WKYU, Bowling Green U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will get some help from his father this weekend. Texas Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul will headline a fundraiser Saturday in Louisville. Rand Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor, says this will likely be his father’s only trip to Kentucky… Continue reading Rep. Ron Paul To Raise Funds For Son In Louisville
Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson has officially kicked off his campaign for the seat now held by U-S Senator Jim Bunning, who’s not seeking re-election. The Fort Mitchell Republican signed qualifying papers and paid the filing fee at the State Capitol Thursday and then met with reporters. “I’m running for U-S Senate because I… Continue reading Grayson Files For U.S. Senate Seat
Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is taking on new responsibilities. On Sunday, he becomes the new president of the National Association of Secretaries of State in Washington. Grayson, who was first elected secretary of state in 2003 and was re-elected in 2007, says he has been involved with the national association since taking office.… Continue reading Grayson Set To Lead National Group
Thanks to Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio/WMKY, Morehead Bowling Green eye surgeon Rand Paul says he’ll decide before August 20 if he’ll enter the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in 2010, regardless of whether incumbent Republican Jim Bunning remains a candidate for re-election. “I have publicly said that I do not wish to run against… Continue reading Rand Paul To Make Decision Soon On Senate Run