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Hopkinsville Teacher Files To Run For State Representative

Jan 2, 2020
Christian County Schools.

  A Hopkinsville school teacher has filed as a Democrat for the 8th District state representative seat held by Republican State Rep. Walker Thomas. Pam Dossett filed her papers and announced her candidacy Thursday.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Candidates for Kentucky’s District 8 State Representative debated issues from voter purging to immigration in a Hopkinsville debate Thursday night.

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A Kentucky bill requiring pawnbrokers to report loans and purchases to an Internet database passed the Senate on Friday.

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Kentucky House Republicans meet today (Wednesday) in Bowling Green to discuss committee assignments for the upcoming session.

Both images via Kentucky LRC

On a night when Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time in nearly a century, some local Democrats managed to retain their seats.

Taylor: Facebook; Thomas: Christian County Republican Party, via Facebook

State rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville was defeated Tuesday night by Republican Walker Thomas - the same man he beat in a special 8th District election earlier this year.

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According to recent postings on the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance website, local state Representatives running for re-election this year are out-fundraising their opponents by a mostly wide margin.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Candidates for Kentucky State House District 8 debated Monday night in Hopkinsville, expressing differences in a wide range of topics including healthcare, PAC donations, minimum wage, unemployment, opioid crisis, taxes and much more. 

CREDIT TAYLOR: FACEBOOK; THOMAS: CHRISTIAN COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY, VIA FACEBOOK

Hopkinsville League of Women Voters host a candidate forum for the Kentucky State House District 8 race Monday night in Hopkinsville. 

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Democratic state Rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville has issued a challenge to Republican opponent Walker Thomas involving Gov. Matt Bevin's cuts to higher education.

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