State Rep. Alecia-Webb Edgington http://wfpl.org en In Kentucky's Fourth District, Candidates Make Final Push for Votes http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-fourth-district-candidates-make-final-push-votes <p>&nbsp;</p><p>With one week to go before Kentucky&#39;s primary, the seven GOP candidates vying to replace Congressman Geoff Davis are making their final pitch for votes.</p><p>Gary Moore, Thomas Massie and Alecia Webb-Edgington are considered the frontrunners, based on endorsements and financial reports.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 18:09:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 371 at http://wfpl.org Internal Poll Shows Massie Leading Packed Primary http://wfpl.org/post/internal-poll-shows-massie-leading-packed-primary <p>Republican congressional candidate Thomas Massie released an internal poll showing him leading the crowded primary race for Kentucky&#39;s Fourth Congressional seat.</p><p>The poll of approximately 800 likely voters conducted by Wenzel Strategies shows Massie up by 10 points over state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, who comes in second. Massie gobbles up 32 percent, Webb-Edgington has 22 percent and Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore finishes third with 17 percent. The other four GOP candidates come in with single-digit numbers among them approximately 800 likely GOP voters.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/MassiePollMemo.pdf">Wenzel Strategies</a>:</p><blockquote>The survey shows Massie leads in all regions of the district except Louisville, where he and Webb-Edgington are tied at 19% support. Massie also leads among men and women. He also leads among self-identified TEA Party conservatives, which comprised 55% of the survey sample. Among TEA Party conservatives, Massie wins 42%, compared to 18% for Webb-Edgington and 12% for Moore.</blockquote><!--more--><p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:49:08 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 38 at http://wfpl.org Davis, Bunning Endorse Webb-Edgington for Congress http://wfpl.org/post/davis-bunning-endorse-webb-edgington-congress <p>Congressman Geoff Davis and former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning announced they are backing Republican congressional candidate Alecia Webb-Edgington in the crowded primary race for Kentucky&rsquo;s Fourth Congressional District seat.</p><p>The two endorsements are a needed boost for Webb-Edgington&#39;s campaign, which <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/2012/04/17/webb-edgington-says-shell-prevail-in-4th-district-race-despite-money-disadvantage/">trails third in fundraising</a> behind Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore and Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie.</p><p>Bunning held the congressional seat for 12 years before being elected to the Senate, and Davis currently holds the office, but announced his retirement late last year.</p><p>&quot;Jim Bunning and Geoff Davis have set the gold standard for principled conservative leadership in Congress and effective constituent services,&quot; says Webb-Edgington. &quot;I am truly honored to have their support and will seek to follow their example if I&rsquo;m elected.&quot; <!--more--></p><p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 19:15:50 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 35 at http://wfpl.org