Local/Regional News
12:19 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Kay Ahead In 56th District Fundraising Race

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Democrat James Kay is leading the way when it comes to fundraising in the 56th District state House race. Campaign representatives say Kay raised more than $88,000 in the first reporting period for the June 25th special election.

James Kay

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Republican Lyen Crews added just over $49,000 to his war chest, while independent candidate John Mark-Hack has raised $6,000.

Gov. Steve Beshear called the special election after Democrat Carl Rollins resigned from the legislature in April to take a post with the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.