Richard Heath http://wkms.org en Rep. Richard Heath to Face Dem Challenger in 2nd District http://wkms.org/post/rep-richard-heath-face-dem-challenger-2nd-district <p>Mayfield attorney Jesse Wright says he’ll run for the 2<sup>nd</sup> District state House seat held by first term Republican incumbent Richard Heath.&nbsp;</p><p>The Democrat is an alumnus of Mayfield High School, the University of Kentucky, and Georgia State.&nbsp; He has practiced law in Mayfield since moving back to the region in 2011.&nbsp; Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:37:03 +0000 Todd Hatton 37290 at http://wkms.org Rep. Richard Heath to Face Dem Challenger in 2nd District McConnell, Grimes Confirm Appearances at Fancy Farm http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-grimes-confirm-appearances-fancy-farm <p>Sen. Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have both confirmed they will speak at this year’s Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County.</p><p>The event will mark the first face-to-face confrontation between the two since Grimes, a Democrat, declared her candidacy for McConnell's seat earlier this month.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:34:20 +0000 John Null 33122 at http://wkms.org McConnell, Grimes Confirm Appearances at Fancy Farm Heath Wins Ky. District 2 State House Seat http://wkms.org/post/heath-wins-ky-district-2-state-house-seat <p></p><p>Graves County Republican Richard Heath has won Kentucky's 2 district state house seat. The second district includes all of Graves county and southern McCracken.&nbsp; Heath beat democrat Kelly Whitaker with 54 point 8 percent of the vote. Whitaker lost with 45 point 2 percent of the vote but says she ran a good campaign. She says,</p><p><em>“This is not the results that I had planned on or hoped for, and we may have lost this race but we’re definitely not defeated. I’m extremely proud of all my supporters, and the campaign that we have run has maintained a positive approach and we have not been negative at all.” </em> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:54:08 +0000 Whitney Jones 24188 at http://wkms.org Heath Wins Ky. District 2 State House Seat