Jason Crockett http://wkms.org en Watkins Wins Third District House Seat in Ky. http://wkms.org/post/watkins-wins-third-district-house-seat-ky <p></p><p>Republican Jason Crockett failed to keep Kentucky's third district house seat republican Tuesday&nbsp; night. Democrat Gerald Watkins won the third district seat which includes much of McCracken County. Current 3rd district representative republican Brent Housman didn't seek a second term.&nbsp; Watkins won the race with 59 percent of the vote. Watkins is a Paducah native and has served on the Paducah city commission for six years. He says,</p><p><em>“I think the people of Paducah and McCracken County recognize the hard work that I have done and feel like and have the confidence that I’ll do a good job in Frankfort. So, I’m just really gratified at the kindness, support of the people, my family friends, and the people of the community.”</em> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 06:23:37 +0000 Whitney Jones 24191 at http://wkms.org Watkins Wins Third District House Seat in Ky. Watkins and Crockett offer differing visions on taxes in 3rd District Candidate Forum http://wkms.org/post/watkins-and-crockett-offer-differing-visions-taxes-3rd-district-candidate-forum <p>Kentucky 3rd District State House candidates, Republican Jason Crockett and Democrat Gerald Watkins, join moderator Todd Hatton for a discussion on their respective approaches to&nbsp; making the Commonwealth more "business-friendly," improving regional infrastructure, and tax reform.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:51:37 +0000 Todd Hatton 23466 at http://wkms.org Watkins and Crockett offer differing visions on taxes in 3rd District Candidate Forum