Adam Edelen

Ryland Barton / Kentucky Public Radio

After a nasty primary election, Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear campaigned with his former rival Adam Edelen at an event in Louisville on Wednesday.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Kentucky Primary Elections are on Tuesday. Former state auditor and Democratic candidate for governor Adam Edelen stopped by WKMS in his last visit to west Kentucky before voters head to the polls. Matt Markgraf talks with Edelen about his top priorities and his position on some of the state's biggest issues.

Lisa Autry / WKYU

Democrat Adam Edelen says he’s running for governor to bring 21st century leadership to Kentucky. 


There was no need for Democrat Adam Edelen to share the spotlight at the Black Votes Matter forum in Louisville Thursday because none of the other major candidates for governor showed up.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Now that the legislative session is over in Kentucky, attention is turning toward the primary elections for constitutional seats - the race for Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State and others. Four Democrats are looking to unseat incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin. One of those candidates is former state Auditor Adam Edelen. His running mate is Louisville developer Gill Holland. Matt Markgraf sat down with Holland to talk about what makes the Edelen campaign unique, reaching rural voters and big issues like pension reform and public education.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen said Friday he wants to make changes to Kentucky's criminal justice system from start to finish, with proposals spanning pre-trial bail to restoration of voting rights for nonviolent felons who served their time.

Jacob Ryan, WFPL

Former State Auditor Adam Edelen is the third Democrat to launch a bid for Kentucky governor.

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State Auditor-elect Mike Harmon says he will continue outgoing Auditor Adam Edelen’s investigation of untested rape kits in the state.

Strengthening the financial security of state employee and teacher pensions is a priority of both candidates vying to become Kentucky’s next state auditor.  

Ryland Barton

  A Louisville lawmaker says she is crafting legislation that would help curb the state’s backlog of untested rape kits and reform the system of reporting the kits.