Paducah mayoral race

Paducah City Commissioner Gayle Kaler to Serve as Mayor

Nov 7, 2012

Paducah residents elected City Commissioner Gayle Kaler mayor Tuesday with nearly 8,000 votes. She ran against write-in candidate Renee Raney.

Raney Files as Write-In for Paducah Mayor's Seat

Sep 11, 2012
westkentuckystar.com

A Paducah woman has filed as a write-in candidate for the city’s mayoral race. Renee Raney filed her candidacy with the McCracken County Clerk’s office yesterday. Raney’s name will not appear on the ballot, but her write-in votes may be counted. Mayoral candidate Robert Coleman announced he would drop out last week due to health concerns, leaving Gayle Kaler running unopposed.

Coleman Drops Out of Paducah Mayoral Race

Sep 6, 2012
westkentuckystar.com

Paducah mayoral candidate Robert Coleman has announced he's dropping out of the race. Coleman cites ongoing health problems related to nerve surgery in April for the reason he's decided to withdraw.

"With the challenges that you face in the position of a city official, I realized that it would be better for our city and myself to withdraw," Coleman said.