Kentucky Democratic Party

Kentucky Democratic Party

The new chair of Kentucky’s Democratic Party is banking on voters pushing back against Republicans’ near-total control of state government and congressional offices.

Kentucky Democratic Party

The new leader of the Kentucky Democratic Party says the “Republican experiment” has failed. 

Kentucky Democratic Party

The Kentucky Democratic Party has named a new chair. The KDP State Central Executive Committee elected Ben Self to the position on Saturday. 

J. Tyler Franklin,

Republican leaders in the state House of Representatives have hired a law firm to look into sexual harassment allegations against multiple GOP members.

LRC Public Information

A veteran Democratic state representative from Louisville says he will not seek re-election next year. 

via Facebook, Amy McGrath

The first woman to fly an F-18 fighter jet in combat says she’ll run as a Democrat for the central Kentucky Congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Andy Barr.

Rae Hodge, via WFPL

Kentucky Senate Democrats are calling for the resignation of Sen. Julian Carroll after news reports that he allegedly groped and asked a man for sex more than a decade ago.

Nicole Erwin

  Nineteen-year-old Kayla Harrington and 18-year-old Maybry Green of Benton want to inspire others their age to get involved in the political process. The two young women were among 200 Kentucky Democratic members, Thursday night, at the annual Purchase Area Jefferson Jackson Day Dinner. They, along others at the event, want  to learn how to captivate a “resurgence in energy” they see in their party.

via Martin O'Malley's Facebook page

Former Democratic Maryland Governor and Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley says the Democratic Party can make a comeback after last year's election losses so long as the focus is on jobs and wages and not ‘distractions’ from the Trump administration, like alleged ties to Russia or the Paris agreement.

via Kentucky Democratic Party

  The Kentucky Democratic Party has named as its executive director a former national leader in the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Mary Nishimuta worked closely with field staff in Kentucky during last year’s Democratic primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton were nearly evenly split among the state’s Democratic voters.