Rocky Adkins is one of four Democrats running for Kentucky governor this year. He has served in the state legislature since 1987 and was the powerful majority floor leader in the Kentucky House of Representatives until Republicans won control of the chamber two years ago.
With Kentucky’s primary election just three weeks away, Democratic candidate for governor Rocky Adkins described himself as an experienced, moderate legislator during a May 1 presentation at the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club.
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.
A former college basketball player who has spent more than three decades in the Kentucky legislature says he will run for governor in 2019, hoping his moderate views will convince rural voters to return to the Democratic party ahead of the 2020 presidential election.