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KENTUCKY

Your complete directory of Kentucky candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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John Y Brown Jr - 1979

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): January 26, 2016
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): April 1, 2016
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): October 28, 2016
Primary: May 17, 2016

This page was last updated on May 19, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Matt Bevin (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2019.

Fletcher - Rudolph 2007

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Jenean Hampton (R)*

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Andy Beshear (D)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE TREASURER:
Allison Ball (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Martha Layne Collins

STATE AUDITOR:
Mike Harmon (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Ryan Quarles (R)* - (Campaign Site)


Julian Carroll - 1975

KENTUCKY LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Rand Paul (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Gray (D) - Lexington Mayor & Businessman
John David Hale (Libertarian) - College Student

Walter "Dee" Huddleston - 1980

Mitch McConnell (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
[ Ed Whitfield (R)* - Retiring in 2016. ]
James Comer (R) - Ex-State Agricultural Commissioner, Ex-State Rep., Businessman & '15 Gov. Candidate
Sam Gaskins (D) - Army/USMC Veteran & Construction Worker

District 2:
Brett Guthrie (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Anne Northup

District 3:
John Yarmuth (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Harold Bratcher (R) - Trucking Company Dispatcher/Agent
Everett Corley (Write-In) - Realtor, Ex-Teacher, Conservative Activist & Frequent Candidate

District 4:
Thomas Massie (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Calvin Sidle (D) - Freight Company Account Manager & '08/'12 Pikeville City Commission Candidate

Scotty Baesler - 1998

District 5:
Harold "Hal" Rogers (R)*

District 6:
Andy Barr (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Nancy Jo Kemper (D) - Minister & Community Activist


Gatewood Galbraith

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Kentucky
Kentucky Democratic Party
Green Party of Kentucky
Libertarian Party of Kentucky
Republican Party of Kentucky


Steve Nunn for Governor - 2003

STATE ELECTION OFFICES:

Secretary of State's Office

Kentucky Registry of Election Finance


Jones - Patton - 1991

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Bluegrass Politics
Bowling Green Daily News
Central Kentucky News-Journal
Corbin Times-Tribune
Danville Advocate Messenger
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
Henderson Gleaner
Jefferson Review (Libertarian)
Kentucky Post (Covington)
Kentucky Standard (Bardstown)
Lexington Herald-Leader
Louisville Courier-Journal
Louisville Eccentric Observer (Alternative)
Maysville Ledger-Independent
Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
Paducah Sun
PageOneKentucky.com
Princeton Times Leader
Winchester Sun

Jim Bunning - 2004
CN-2 Cable (Politics)
WBKO TV-13 (ABC - Bowling Green)
WKAG TV-43 (Independent - Hopkinsville)
Kentucky Educational Television (PBS - Lexington)
WKYT TV-27 (CBS - Lexington)
WLEX TV-18 (NBC - Lexington)
WTVQ TV-36 (ABC - Lexington)
WAVE TV-3 (NBC - Louisville)
WDRB TV-41 (FOX - Louisville)
WHAS TV-11 (ABC - Louisville)
WLKY TV-32 (CBS - Louisville)
WPSD TV-6 (NBC - Paducah)

Mary Louise Foust - 1980

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