Kentucky Democratic Party

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Democratic candidates for constitutional offices in Kentucky are mounting a united offensive aimed at sending Republican Governor Matt Bevin and members of his administration home in November. Gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear joined candidates for Treasurer, Auditor and Secretary of State Friday night in Murray for the annual Purchase Area Jefferson Jackson Dinner.

Ryland Barton

Democrat Adam Edelen filed to run for governor of Kentucky on Monday, promising an issues-based campaign that will not accept money from special interest groups.

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The Calloway County Ethics Commission determined on Thursday state Representative-elect Larry Elkins violated a local code of ethics in using county government resources for his campaign.

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Longtime Democratic Kentucky lawmaker Rocky Adkins is touring the commonwealth after launching last week his campaign for governor in 2019. Matt Markgraf sat down with Adkins to talk about what he sees as the biggest issues in Kentucky and what separates him from the other candidates.

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The Kentucky Democratic Party released on Monday what they say is new evidence that now-former Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins, a Republican, used government resources for his campaign for state representative.

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The Kentucky Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against Gov. Matt Bevin for tweeting out his support for embattled Congressman Andy Barr’s reelection campaign from his official Twitter account.

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The Kentucky Democratic Party filed ethics complaints on Wednesday against Calloway County Judge/Executive Larry Elkins. The KDP claims Elkins, a Republican, is misusing taxpayer resources in his campaign for 5th District State Representative.

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Kentucky Democrats expressed optimism about their political future at the annual Marshall County Bean Dinner Friday, despite hitting a historic low point in elected Democrats and voters in the state.

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For the first time since the Civil War, a majority of Kentucky voters don’t identify as Democrats as Republicans continue to make gains in voter registrations in the state.

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  Kentucky Democrats are positioning themselves for the November election cycle hoping to make gains in the Republican Controlled state legislature. House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes are leading the charge at political events including the recent Purchase Area Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.