2018 Lexington Mayor's Race

Lexington voters will choose between Linda Gorton, a former vice mayor, and Ronnie Bastin, a former police chief, in the November general election for mayor.

Alan Lytle / WUKY

Kentucky Gazette editor and publisher Laura Cullen Glasscock has been following the money that Lexington's mayoral candidates have been raising for their respective campaigns.  She talks about her findings with WUKY's Alan Lytle.

Josh James / WUKY

Candidates in Lexington’s jam-packed race for mayor took questions on the drug problem, charter schools, economic development, and rising pension costs Monday night, though equal time constraints made for an evening of mostly broad policy prescriptions.

Alan Lytle / WUKY

Candidates in the crowded race to replace Lexington Mayor Jim Gray addressed public and school safety, growth, and affordable housing in a public forum Wednesday.

Councilman Kevin Stinnett Announces Mayoral Run

Jan 24, 2018

Another prominent Lexingtonian says he wants to be the city’s next mayor.  Earlier this morning Urban County Councilman Kevin Stinnett officially threw his hat in the ring.

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Former Vice Mayor Linda Gorton officially announced her decision to enter next year's mayor's race earlier today at a press conference in downtown Lexington.