Jack Brammer, Kentucky Lantern
Jack Brammer, a native of Maysville, has been a news reporter in Kentucky since 1976. He worked two years for The Sentinel-News in Shelbyville and then from 1978 to 2021 in the Lexington Herald-Leader's Frankfort bureau. After retiring in December 2021 from the Herald-Leader, he became a freelance writer for various publications. Brammer has a Master's degree in communications from the University of Kentucky and is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.
The secretary of state race is one of five constitutional offices, other than governor, for which the two major political parties – Republican and Democrat – will select party nominees next week in what are called “down ticket” races.