Jesse Wright

According to recent postings on the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance website, local state Representatives running for re-election this year are out-fundraising their opponents by a mostly wide margin.

Jesse Wright

Mayfield attorney Jesse Wright is once again running for the Democratic nomination to represent the Kentucky House of Representatives’ 2nd District.

Republican Richard Heath is seeking his third term in Frankfort. Wright and Heath went head-to-head in the 2014 general election, with Heath winning nearly 60 percent of the vote.

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  As Kentucky’s Republicans hope to take control of the state House of Representatives by electing a majority this fall, second district incumbent Richard Heath (R) is in a fight for his seat with  Jesse Wright (D).  At this weekend’s Fancy Farm Picnic Heath and Wright tangled over who would be a better advocate for their district which encompasses Graves County and southern McCracken.