2015 Kentucky Gubernatorial Race

Local/Regional News
1:36 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Comer Signals Moves Toward 2015 Gubernatorial Bid

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer
Credit huffingtonpost.com

It may not come as a surprise for anyone tuned into Kentucky politics, but a Comer run for governor now appears to be taking shape.

Read more
Local/Regional News
11:16 am
Wed June 18, 2014

State Auditor Adam Edelen Rules Out Gubernatorial Run

State Auditor Adam Edelen – widely expected to be prepping for a run for governor next year – is choosing instead to run for another term as auditor.

Read more
Local/Regional News
12:00 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Conway First Democrat To Enter 2015 Governor's Race

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has officially entered the 2015 governor's race.
Credit photo provided

Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway says he is running for governor in 2015.

Read more
Local/Regional News
1:10 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Crit Luallen Will Not Run For Governor

Crit Luallen says she will not run for governor in 2015
Credit photo provided

Former state Auditor Crit Luallen says she will not run for governor in 2015.

Read more
Local/Regional News
12:59 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Hal Heiner First in KY Republican Governor's Primary

Former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner threw his hat into the Kentucky governor’s race today at Lexington’s Star Manufacturing. 

Read more
Local/Regional News
5:02 pm
Sat November 30, 2013

Comer Ruffling GOP Feathers As Potential Gubernatorial Candidate

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer
Credit photo provided

James Comer has been accused of creating divisions within the state GOP with a speech he delivered last week to a Somerset business group.

Read more
Local/Regional News
1:36 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Abramson Says He Will Not Run For Governor In 2015

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. - Kentucky's Lieutenant Governor says he is taking a pass on running for governor in 2015.

Speaking Tuesday afternoon to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club, Democrat Jerry Abramson said he wants to spend his remaining two-and-a-half years in Frankfort as an education advocate.

Abramson had previously said he was considering a gubernatorial bid. He told his Hardin County audience Tuesday that he wants to be an "education warrior" who helps the commonwealth develop a more skilled and educated workforce.

Read more
Local/Regional News
1:49 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Abramson Mulling A Gubernatorial Bid

Credit photo provided

MURRAY, Ky. -- Kentucky’s Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson says he may announce his intentions regarding a run for Governor before or shortly after the August 3rd Fancy Farm Picnic.  Abramson has served as Kentucky’s Lieutenant Governor since 2012 and previously served as Louisville Mayor for 21 years.

Abramson is one of a number of democrats discussing a run for the office including term limited Attorney General Jack Conway and former State Auditor Crit Luallen.

Read more