Election 2023

Who’s more qualified to succeed Cameron? Meet the candidates for attorney general

BY: - October 17, 2023

Voters in Kentucky’s race for attorney general will choose between a former FBI agent who served as a federal prosecutor and a retired Air Force colonel and military lawyer who won a seat in the legislature.  The winner will succeed Republican Daniel Cameron who is running for governor. Russell Coleman, the Republican nominee who was […]

Beshear, Cameron clash on wide range of issues in Northern Kentucky debate

BY: - October 16, 2023

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS — In their second debate, Republican challenger Daniel Cameron characterized the race for Kentucky governor as “crazy versus normal” while Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear said the choice is “vision versus division.”  Beshear and Cameron faced each other before a studio audience of about 100 people at Northern Kentucky University’s campus Monday night after […]

Beshear and Cameron say the other will divide Kentuckians

BY: - October 12, 2023

PADUCAH — In their first debate this election cycle, Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear and Republican Attorney General Daniel Cameron accused the other of dividing Kentuckians. While Beshear and Cameron have attended some events together, the Paducah debate held Thursday marked the first time the candidates for governor shared a stage and were asked questions at […]

Election disputes put heat on secretaries of state: Meet the Kentucky candidates

BY: - October 9, 2023

Pretend it’s the end of the 2024 presidential election. Either Republican Michael Adams or Democrat Charles “Buddy” Wheatley is Kentucky’s secretary of state, a job that includes overseeing elections in the Bluegrass State. The losing candidate in the state’s presidential election calls Kentucky’s secretary of state and asks him to “find” enough votes to overturn […]

GOP ag commissioner candidate Jonathan Shell will not appear on KET’s ‘Kentucky Tonight’

BY: - October 6, 2023

This story has been updated to show that the candidates for attorney general will not appear together on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight.” KET had invited them to debate Oct. 16. Kentucky secretary of state and one of the two candidates for agriculture commissioner will answer questions Monday night from Renee Shaw on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight.” KET […]

GOP attorney general candidate supports exceptions to Kentucky’s abortion ban for rape, incest

BY: - October 5, 2023

Russell Coleman, the Republican candidate for attorney general, in an interview this week said he supports adding exceptions to Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban in cases of rape and incest. Coleman, who is a former U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, has been endorsed by advocacy groups who support Kentucky’s current abortion law, which […]

Beshear wants money for clean water, internet access in Kentucky’s next budget, will face voters before then

BY: - October 3, 2023

Editor’s note: This story was updated with additional comments. Gov. Andy Beshear is calling on the General Assembly to set aside millions in the next state budget for clean water, high-speed internet access and economic development.  Beshear, a Democrat seeking reelection this year, said in a Tuesday morning news conference that his “Better Kentucky” plan […]

Ball claims she asked Beshear administration for audit of disaster donations, was rejected

BY: - October 2, 2023

State Treasurer Allison Ball claimed Monday night that Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration turned down her request for an audit of millions of dollars in disaster relief funds it had generated from donations. Ball said the state Public Protection Cabinet, which oversees the funds, said “no thank you” to her request. Ball’s comments came during an […]

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 10. And more about how to vote in Kentucky’s election.

BY: - October 2, 2023

In a matter of weeks, Kentucky voters will decide who will lead the state’s executive branch.  The general election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 7. Most Kentucky voters will decide statewide office holders, though Fayette County voters in House 93 District can vote in a special election to fill the late Rep. Lamin Swann’s seat.  […]

Woman in Beshear’s abortion ad says she wants to give voice to victims

BY: - September 28, 2023

Hadley Duvall, a 21-year-old from Owensboro, said speaking about her experience with sexual abuse amid debates on abortion rights is a calling for her.  That’s why Duvall is appearing in an ad for Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s reelection campaign. After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, Duvall began publicly sharing her […]

After second abortion ad, Beshear and Cameron face each other in Louisville

BY: - September 20, 2023

LOUISVILLE — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear’s reelection campaign on Wednesday dropped a second ad slamming Republican Daniel Cameron’s stance on abortion, eliciting an accusation from Cameron that  Beshear is “running the most despicable campaign in Kentucky history.” Hours later, the candidates did not  directly address the clash during a business forum held in downtown Louisville.  […]

Cameron now says he would sign rape, incest exceptions to Kentucky’s abortion ban

BY: - September 18, 2023

Republican gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cameron on Monday said he would sign legislation allowing exceptions to Kentucky’s near-total abortion ban in cases of rape and incest — signaling a departure from his past comments on the law.  Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general, said in an  interview on the Tony & Dwight show on NewsRadio 840 WHAS that […]