1st District http://wkms.org en Hatchett Wins to Embark on 3rd Straight Showdown with Whitfield http://wkms.org/post/hatchett-wins-embark-3rd-straight-showdown-whitfield <p></p><p><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;">Charles Hatchett has won his third consecutive Democratic primary in the race for Kentucky's 1st&nbsp;Congressional&nbsp;District. Hatchett defeated 25 year-old Murray State student and employee Wesley Bolin&nbsp;</font><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">55.23 percent to 44.77</span><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;">.&nbsp;</font><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 03:44:07 +0000 Allison Crawford 40706 at http://wkms.org Hatchett Wins to Embark on 3rd Straight Showdown with Whitfield Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat http://wkms.org/post/whitfield-vs-hatchett-congressional-seat <p>Benton Kentucky’s Charles Hatchett ran against Ed Whitfield in 2010 for Kentucky’s 1<sup>st</sup> District seat in the House of Representatives. After only receiving 29 percent of the vote in that contest, he’s challenging the Congressman again, believing that the district needs a blue-collar representative to voice the concerns of the people. But, beating an incumbent isn’t easy—especially one that has held a Congressional seat since 1994. Casey Northcutt explores the difficulties Hatchett and other challengers like him face in political races.</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:37:07 +0000 Casey Northcutt 22418 at http://wkms.org Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat