6th District Congressional Race

Number of Democrats Grows By 8,000 In 6th District

Oct 17, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. --  Kentucky's 6th Congressional District has added more than 8,000 new Democratic voters over the past two years while losing nearly 4,000 Republicans, a shift that would appear to favor Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in his re-election bid against GOP challenger Andy Barr.

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler's re-election campaign contends that a coal executive featured in at least three political ads has become a public figure, which negates claims he has been slandered.

FRANKFORT, Ky. --  A coal executive who has become one of the most recognizable faces in the 6th District congressional race threatened Monday to file a slander suit against U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler over an ad running on Lexington TV stations.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - As the race for Kentucky’s 6th  Congressional District intensifies, Congressman Ben Chandler and GOP challenger Andy Barr are increasingly turning to attack ads to get their message to voters.

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr are suspending TV advertising on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.