senate president

4:11 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Leeper Not Suprised He was Passed Over for Senate President Nomination

Independent state Senator Bob Leeper of Paducah says he knew his failed bid for the senate presidency was a long shot, but he wanted to give senate members a choice.  He says his lack of party affiliation likely factored into his failed nomination.

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7:24 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Paducah Independent Running for Senate President

An independent from Paducah says he's running for the top position in the Republican-controlled state Senate. The Herald Leader reports state Senator Bob Leeper made the announcement Thursday.

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8:56 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Stivers has Support for Senate Presidency

Credit KY LRC

Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Robert Stivers is getting plenty of vocal support to succeed David Williams as Senate president. This comes days after Williams said he was resigning to take a circuit judge position. 

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11:58 am
Wed October 3, 2012

If Beshear Appoints Williams to Judgeship, Stivers Will Likely Lead Senate

Robert Stivers

Kentucky Senate Republicans have established a succession plan in the case their current leader, David Williams, is appointed into an open judgeship in his district.

Williams is considered a leading candidate for the open circuit court judgeship that covers his home county.

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