Chris Thieneman http://wfpl.org en Clark Defeats Thieneman in District 37 Senate Race http://wfpl.org/post/clark-defeats-thieneman-district-37-senate-race <p>Kentucky state Senator Perry Clark, a Democrat, has been reelected to the District 37 seat in southwest Louisville.</p><p>Clark beat Republican challenger Chris Thieneman with 58 percent of the vote. Thieneman outspent Clark in the race, but was plagued in the last weeks of his campaign with a <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/judge-wont-rule-thieneman-eligibility-until-after-election" target="_blank">lawsuit that questioned his residency. </a>With Clark’s win, the lawsuit is essentially rendered moot, and Clark says he’s confident he would have won even without the legal challenge.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 02:42:10 +0000 Erica Peterson 2376 at http://wfpl.org Clark Defeats Thieneman in District 37 Senate Race Thieneman Says He Will Deliver Records to Prove Eligibility as Soon as Possible http://wfpl.org/post/thieneman-says-he-will-deliver-records-prove-eligibility-soon-possible <p>State Senate candidate Chris Thieneman says he is an eligible resident of the 37th District, despite a lawsuit that calls his residency into question.<br> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 20:56:17 +0000 Erica Peterson 2323 at http://wfpl.org Thieneman Says He Will Deliver Records to Prove Eligibility as Soon as Possible Judge Won't Rule on Thieneman Eligibility Until After Election http://wfpl.org/post/judge-wont-rule-thieneman-eligibility-until-after-election <p>A Jefferson Circuit Court Judge will wait until after Election Day to decide whether Republican state Senate candidate Chris Thieneman is <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/lawsuit-seeks-remove-state-senate-candidate-chris-thieneman-ballot">an eligible candidate.</a></p><p>Judge Charles Cunningham Jr. issued an opinion Friday that asked for more evidence from both parties in a lawsuit alleging Thieneman is not a legal resident in the 37th Senate District, which covers part of southwest Louisville.</p><p><a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/read-judges-opinion-and-order-thieneman-case">(Read the order here.)</a></p><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:49:20 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2317 at http://wfpl.org Judge Won't Rule on Thieneman Eligibility Until After Election Judge to Rule on Friday Whether Thieneman Can Stay on Ballot http://wfpl.org/post/judge-rule-friday-whether-thieneman-can-stay-ballot <p>A Jefferson County Circuit judge is expected to rule Friday on whether Republican state Senate candidate Chris Thieneman will be on the ballot next Tuesday.</p><p>Thieneman is challenging Democratic incumbent Perry Clark in a tight race that could give the GOP a larger majority in the chamber. Thus far, Thieneman has raised over $172,00 compared to $85,000 from Clark and observers are paying close attention.</p><p>Last week, a <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/lawsuit-seeks-remove-state-senate-candidate-chris-thieneman-ballot">Democratic activist Robert Walker filed a lawsuit against Thieneman that questioned his residency</a> in the 37<sup>th</sup> state Senate District in south Louisville.</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 22:33:59 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2296 at http://wfpl.org Judge to Rule on Friday Whether Thieneman Can Stay on Ballot