The race for Kentucky’s Senate seat is getting about as much attention as a statewide race can get 457 days before Election Day.
That puts focus on today’s Fancy Farm picnic. The incumbent, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, will speak. So will Democratic challengers, most prominently Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. And so will Republican primary challenger Matt Bevin, a Louisville businessman.
Political observers say that the candidates have much at stake.
WFPL has reporters there—they’ll be filing for broadcast and for WFPL.org. Stay tuned for that.
If you want to watch as the thing unfolds, you’ve got a couple of options.