Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson

Abramson Says He Will Not Run For Governor In 2015

Aug 6, 2013

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.

Abramson Mulling A Gubernatorial Bid

Jul 18, 2013
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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.

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -  Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson told a group of business leaders that his current commission studying tax reform is genuinely making an effort to affect big changes to the way the state gathers revenue.