Ron DeSantis


GOP gubernatorial race features national themes, players. And some Kentucky quirks.

BY: - May 5, 2023

Welcome, Derby visitors! Kentucky’s annual turn on the national stage is our chance to look at the state’s politics with a national perspective. This year we’re electing a governor and other state constitutional officers, and messages in the May 16 Republican primary are dominated by the national themes of identity politics and the culture war; […]