Woolridge Proposes Special Elections to Fill Council Vacancies

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Mary Woolridge, D-3, has introduced a resolution that would allow direct elections to fill council vacancies. Under current state law, the council selects replacements by a majority vote if a city lawmaker dies, resigns or is removed from office. The appointee must then run in the next election in order to finish… Continue reading Woolridge Proposes Special Elections to Fill Council Vacancies

Beshear Calls Special Election

February 2nd has been named the date for a special election to fill the 24th House district’s vacant seat. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear called the special election today. The seat was vacated when Representative Jimmy Higdon won a special election earlier this month for a Senate seat that was empty because of a judicial appointment.… Continue reading Beshear Calls Special Election

Special Election Tuesday For Kentucky Senate Seat

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh   Voting begins early Tuesday in a special election in a northeast Kentucky senatorial district.    This is a key battle in the ongoing fight for control of the state Senate.  With the departure of forr Senate budget chairman Charlie Borders, whom Gov. Beshear appointed to the Public Service Commission,… Continue reading Special Election Tuesday For Kentucky Senate Seat