Jim Gray

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s Primary win in the U.S. Senate race will likely mean a heavy dose of speaking engagements across the Commonwealth the next five months. Lexington’s vice mayor doesn’t expect that to impact his work at city hall substantially.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says he's fully prepared to take on incumbent Rand Paul in the fall race for U.S. Senate.  Gray held a victory party in downtown Lexington last night after besting six other candidates in the Democratic primary. 

Paul (photo provided) Gray (Jim Gray for US Senate)

The Associated Press has called the nominations for the two candidates for Kentucky's US Senate race in November.

Sen. Rand Paul has secured the Republican nomination in his pursuit of a second term while Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has secured the Democratic nod. 

Lance Dennee/WKMS

Kentuckians are casting their votes Tuesday in the commonwealth’s primary election, with state Democrats finally getting their say in the presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Both candidates have made western Kentucky appearances in the last couple days and Calloway County Democratic Party chair David Ramey says the race is much tighter here than he thought it would be six months ago.

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The Kentucky Primary election is tomorrow. Seven democratic candidates are on the ballot for U.S. Senate looking to unseat incumbent Senator Rand Paul in the general election, who is likely to win on the Republican ticket. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray brought his listening tour to a coffee shop in Murray Friday to find out more about western Kentucky issues.  

Gray is one of the six challengers to unseat Republican junior Senator and former presidential candidate Rand Paul in the fall.  

J. Tyler Franklin

A mayor, a filmmaker and an Army veteran are the front-runners in the seven-man Democratic primary for Kentucky U.S. Senate. 

Jim Gray for U.S. Senate

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will be in Murray Friday ahead of next Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat currently held by Rand Paul.

KET, via ket.org

Six Democrats vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate from Kentucky fielded questions last night as part of a KET primary election forum. Bill Goodman, host of Kentucky Tonight, began the show by asking each of the candidates about their political leanings.

Jim Gray for Kentucky / Facebook

Several underfunded candidates have piled on Democratic front-runner Jim Gray for putting his own money into his campaign for a Republican-held U.S. Senate seat. 

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