5:28 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Municipal Races

Urban County Mayor:

Jim Gray (incumbent)

Anthany Beatty Sr.


Urban County Council:


At Large:

Steve Kay (incumbent)

Richard Maloney

Kevin O. Stinnett

Bill Cegelka

Jon Larson

Chris Logan

1st District:

Chris Ford (incumbent)

2nd District:

Shevawn Akers (incumbent)

Michael Stewart

3rd District:

J. “Jake” Gibbs

Chuck Ellinger II

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5:25 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

State Races

Kentucky State Senate:


12th District:

Kathy Warnecke Ryan (D)

Alice Forgy Kerr (R, incumbent)

22nd District:

Tom Buford (R, incumbent)

28th District :

R. J. Palmer II (D, incumbent)

Ralph Alvarado (R)

34th District:

Michael Cope (D)

Jared K Carpenter (R, incumbent)


Kentucky House of Representatives:


39th District:

Russ Meyer (D)

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5:22 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

National Races

U.S. Senate:

Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)

Mitch McConnell (R, incumbent)  

David Patterson (Libertarian)

U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky 6th District:

Elizabeth Jensen (D)

Andy Barr (R, incumbent)

Election 2008
4:44 am
Wed January 21, 2009

Watching Obama, Kentuckian remembers days of segregation

Bowling Green, KY – Barack Obama's inauguration as the nation's first African-American president is especially inspiring to those Americans who remember the days of segregation. Lisa Autry watched Obama's swearing-in with a Kentuckian who remembers what it was like to be treated as a second-class citizen.

Full story and audio at WKYU news

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Election 2008
8:44 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Commentator Kiley Lane On Racism

Lexington, KY – New WUKY Commentator Kiley Lane shares her thoughts on the historic events unfolding in America this week.

Election 2008
2:34 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Kentuckians Watch History Made in DC Today

Lexington, KY – About 600 people witnessed the historic event at the Kentucky Theatre. Another large gathering was held at the downtown branch of the Lexington Public Library. In the Derby City, about 75 people attended an inaugural party at the Louisville Urban League's headquarters. Other ceremonies took place across Kentucky.

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Election 2008
5:01 am
Fri January 16, 2009

KY Arts Leaders Contemplate Role in Obama Era

Louisville, KY – President elect Barack Obama's plan to aid the national economy includes $350 billion in spending on infrastructure, from water systems to broadband networks. Cultural institutions aren't part of the package, but arts leaders in Kentucky and beyond are thinking more seriously about their infrastructure needs and their role in the economy.

Full story at WFPL news

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Election 2008
10:04 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Kurtz: Lotsa Drama In Upcoming Legislative Session

Lexington, KY – Political Analyst / Commentator Ken Kurtz shares a few thoughts about January's Legislative Session and the challenges that'll go with it. Ken Kurtz is a former News Director of WLEX and WKYT TV, and a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

Election 2008
10:52 am
Tue November 18, 2008

Kurtz: Campaign Finance Reform Can't Wait

Lexington, KY – Hall of Fame Journalist Ken Kurtz says advocates of campaign finance reform need look no further to the Mitch McConnell, Bruce Lunsford race for evidence that the system needs changing...right now.