In a new program, the city of Lexington is collecting and reusing yard signs from the Nov. 6 general election. The city is accepting the signs at six different locations until Nov. 15. Do not put the signs in recycling bins, the city warned.
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY) gave his victory speech at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort after winning his fourth term representing the 6th District of Kentucky, fending off Democratic challenger Amy McGrath, on Nov. 6, 2018.
Teachers across the state last spring shouted “We Will Remember in November,” their mantra to vote out of office those state legislators who voted last spring for public pension legislation they detested.
With Amy McGrath losing a close election to incumbent Andy Barr, Kentucky Democrats didn’t make as much progress as they wanted in these mid-term elections. But will they persist or lose momentum going forward?
In Washington state’s closest House race, Republican Dino Rossi is attempting to tar his Democratic opponent Kim Schrier as a supporter of steep gasoline taxes, because of her support for a carbon fee initiative.
Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk made famous by her refusal to sign marriage licenses for gay couples, lost Tuesday in her reelection bid for the Rowan County clerkship, to Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr.