kentucky primary

Politics
4:27 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Activist Says Voters Could Have Chosen "Uncommitted" Over Obama for Many Reasons

 

Kentucky has become the latest in a growing number of states where Democratic voters have chosen not to vote for President Obama in primary elections.

More than 40 percent of Democratic voters who went to the polls yesterday selected someone other than Mr. Obama.

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Politics
10:17 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Only One Incumbent Defeated in Legislative Primaries

At least one incumbent member of the Kentucky House will not be returning to Frankfort next year. 

Republican-turned-Democrat Wade Hurt has lost his primary to union activist Jeff Donohue. Wade ran as a Republican in 2010 against Donohue, who has remained a Democrat. Hurt switched parties shortly after that election, saying it would help him better serve his district.

No other incumbent House or Senate members lost their seats to primary challengers, though some will face tough re-election battles in the general election. 

Politics
10:00 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Only One Incumbent Defeated in Legislative Primaries

 

At least one incumbent member of the Kentucky House will not be returning to Frankfort next year.

Republican-turned-Democrat Wade Hurt has lost his primary to union activist Jeff Donohue. Wade ran as a Republican in 2010 against Donohue, who has remained a Democrat. Hurt switched parties shortly after that election, saying it would help him better serve his district.

No other incumbent House or Senate members lost their seats to primary challengers, though some will face tough re-election battles in the general election.