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KENTUCKY

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John Y Brown Jr - 1979

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 29, 2019
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): August 13, 2019
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 25, 2019
Primary: May 21, 2019

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 28, 2020
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): August 11, 2020
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 23, 2020
Primary: May 19, 2020
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
won = Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

This page was last updated on August 13, 2019


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run together on tickets in the primary.)
Matt Bevin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
& Ralph Alvarado (R) - State Sen. & Physician

Andy Beshear (D) - Attorney General & Son of Ex-Gov Steve Beshear
& Jacqueline Coleman (D) - Educator, Nonprofit Group Founder & '14 St Rep Nominee

John Hicks (L) - Business Analyst, IT Consultant, Vietnam War Veteran & '18 St Rep Nominee
& Ann Cormican (L) - Auto Worker & '18 St Rep Nominee

Amy Husk (Socialist Workers/Write-In) - Medical Assistant & Communist Political Organizer
& Samir Hazboun (Socialist Workers/Write-In) - Communist Political Organizer

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2019.

Fletcher - Rudolph 2007

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ Jenean Hampton (R)* - Not Seeking Reelection in 2019. ]

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)* - Term-Limited in 2019. ]
Heather French Henry (D) - Deputy State Veterans Affairs Commissioner & Miss America 2000
Michael Adams (R) - State Elections Board Member, Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Andy Beshear (D)* - Candidate for Governor in 2019. ]
Greg Stumbo (D) - Ex-State House Speaker, Ex-Attorney General & '07 Lt. Gov. Candidate
Daniel Cameron (R) - Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide

STATE TREASURER:
Allison Ball (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Michael Bowman (D) - Bank Branch Manager & '18 Jefferson County Clerk Candidate

Martha Layne Collins

STATE AUDITOR:
Mike Harmon (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sheri Donahue (D) - Security/Intelligence Consultant & '18 State Sen Nominee
Kyle Hugenberg (L) - Internal Auditor

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Ryan Quarles (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Robert Conway (D) - Ex-Scott County School Board Chair & County Conservation Board Member
Joshua Gilpin (L) - Libertarian Activist & '18 St Rep Nominee


Julian Carroll - 1975

KENTUCKY LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Mitch McConnell (R)* - (Campaign Site) - (Senate Leadership Site)
Paul Frangedakis (R) - Chiropractor
C. Wesley Morgan (R) - Ex-State Rep. & Businessman

Rocky Adkins (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Educator & '19 Gov Candidate

Jimmy Ausbrooks (D) - Mental Health Counselor & LGBT Counselor

Charles Booker (D) - State Rep., Nonprofit Group Executive & Attorney

Mike Broihier (D) - Retired USMC Officer, Farmer & Ex-Newspaper Editor
Steven Cox (D) - Drugstore Manager & Community Activist
Kevin Elliott (D)

Greg Fischer (D) - Louisville Mayor & Businessman
Jim Gray (D) - Ex-Lexington Mayor, Businessman, '16 Nominee & '18 US Rep Candidate
Matt Jones (D) - Sports Radio Show Host

Andrew Maynard (D)
Amy McGrath (D) - Retired USMC Lt Col, Iraq/Afghan War Veteran & '18 US Rep Nominee
Lorraine Noble (D) - Dentist
Bennie J. Smith (D) - Musician, Event Planner & Truck Driver

Walter "Dee" Huddleston - 1980

Rand Paul (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
James Comer (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 2:
Brett Guthrie (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Anne Northup

District 3:
John Yarmuth (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Attica Scott (D) - State Rep. & Ex-Louisville Metro Councilwoman

District 4:
Thomas Massie (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kim Moser (R) - State Rep. & Nurse

Alexandra Owensby (D) - Nurse Practitioner

Scotty Baesler - 1998

District 5:
Harold "Hal" Rogers (R)*
Rocky Adkins (D) - Ex-State House Minority Leader, Educator & '19 Gov Candidate

William Hibbitts (I)

District 6:
Andy Barr (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Geoff Young (R) - Retired State Employee & Frequent Candidate
Josh Hicks (D) - Attorney, Ex-Police Officer, USMC Veteran & '18 St Rep Nominee



Gatewood Galbraith

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Kentucky (C)
Kentucky Democratic Party (D)
Green Party of Kentucky (G)
Libertarian Party of Kentucky (L)
Republican Party of Kentucky (R)


Steve Nunn for Governor - 2003

STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

Secretary of State's Office

State Board of Elections

Kentucky Registry of Election Finance


Jones - Patton - 1991

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Bluegrass Politics
Bowling Green Daily News
Central Kentucky News-Journal
Corbin Times-Tribune
Danville Advocate Messenger
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
Henderson Gleaner
Jefferson Review (Libertarian)
Kentucky Post (Covington)
Kentucky Standard (Bardstown)
Lexington Herald-Leader
Louisville Courier-Journal
Louisville Eccentric Observer (Alternative)
Maysville Ledger-Independent
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
Paducah Sun
PageOneKentucky.com
Princeton Times Leader
Winchester Sun

Jim Bunning - 2004
CN-2 Cable (Politics)
WBKO TV-13 (ABC - Bowling Green)
WKAG TV-43 (Independent - Hopkinsville)
Kentucky Educational Television (PBS - Lexington)
WKYT TV-27 (CBS - Lexington)
WLEX TV-18 (NBC - Lexington)
WTVQ TV-36 (ABC - Lexington)
WAVE TV-3 (NBC - Louisville)
WDRB TV-41 (FOX - Louisville)
WHAS TV-11 (ABC - Louisville)
WLKY TV-32 (CBS - Louisville)
WPSD TV-6 (NBC - Paducah)

Mary Louise Foust - 1980

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