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KY Special Election and Republican Primary Candidates: Doubling Down to Defeat Dems
Meet the dynamic Kentucky men and one woman candidate who spoke at the Kentucky Election Kickoff (KEK) on February 4. Part 1 of 2.
The KEK was held on Saturday, Feb. 4, in Metro Louisville’s D-41 at the Dundee Tavern. Carrie McKeehan, Legislative Chair of the 41st District, welcomes YOU.
Carrie ran for D-41 Representative in the ’22 General Election. She organized the KEK.
Watch each BRIEF video to gain KNOWLEDGE about candidates, their ideas, and the issues. The FastZone crew did not anticipate the video opportunity so while the audio is superb, the video is not close-up.
James Tipton, KY D-53 Representative, emphasized the importance of enthusiasm and determination to effect change. He related some examples of the current administration’s misfires. For example, 10,000 checks went out to disaster victims, some who were not affected by any disaster. Video
The Special Election on Feb. 21, 2023, is for KY State Senate D-19 to replace Morgan McGarvey.
Misty Glin knows first-hand why the Jefferson Co. Public Schools must be reformed! MORE…
Misty was introduced by Don Fitzpatrick, Chairman, Jefferson Co. GOP. Campaign website
Her Democrat opponent is endorsed by the organizations and people who enforced lockdowns and masks, prevented children from attending school, caused closure of many small businesses, and currently support promoting dangerous sexual concepts in public schools.
Commissioner of Agriculture
Richard Heath ran for Agricultural Commissioner in 2015 and lost by less than one percent to his opponent, Ryan Quarles. He faces Republican Jonathan Shell in the Primary.
Kentucky State Treasurer
Andrew Cooperrider came to prominence when he actively opposed Beshear’s Covid mandates. Campaign website
Mark Metcalf, an attorney, brings a focus to cyber security and immigration. Campaign website
OJ Oleka, currently Deputy State Treasurer under Allison Ball, knows the ropes. Campaign website
Kentucky State Auditor
Derek Petteys is a Certified Fraud Examiner with strong financial experience and credentials. Campaign website
Derek will face Allison Ball in the Primary.
Kentucky Secretary of State
Stephen Knipper ran against Alison Lundergan Grimes in 2015 and exposed her corruption. He emphasizes a strong focus on honest elections. Campaign website
Allen Maricle, a former Representative in the KY General Assembly, presents his agenda for the office. Campaign website
The current SOS, Michael Adams, is also a candidate.
Part 2 of this series features the candidates for KY Governor.