Lyen Crews http://wfpl.org en Noise and Notes: John-Mark Hack's Fight Against Frankfort's Party System http://wfpl.org/post/noise-and-notes-john-mark-hacks-fight-against-frankforts-party-system <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F94991189" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Independent John-Mark Hack is running for the state House in an uphill battle against two well-funded opponents.</p><p>The special election for the 56th District seat in central Kentucky is a contest that could be a sign if Republicans overtake the Democratic majority in next years elections.</p><p>But for Hack, this race is about constituents rejecting the special interests of both political parties.</p><p>A former Democrat, Hack worked as an aide in former Gov. Paul Patton's administration and has passion for food issues. He's also a well-known anti-gaming activist, which is one of the reasons he left the party.</p><p>Hack says he isn't a <a href="http://mycn2.com/politics/56th-dist-candidate-crews-carves-out-casino-position-is-leaving-midway-college-job">spoiler for the Democrats as GOP candidate Lyen Crews has suggested</a>, and is honestly seeking to change Frankfort's culture. Sun, 02 Jun 2013 02:25:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 5623 at http://wfpl.org Noise and Notes: John-Mark Hack's Fight Against Frankfort's Party System