Commonwealth Journal

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December 26, 2013

Only 45 have filed to run in ’14 election; a month left until deadline

Pace is described as ‘slow as molasses’

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• Matt Bevin, Louisville, and Gurley L. Martin, Owensboro, both Republicans, and Tom Recktenwald, Louisville, a Democrat, all for U.S. Senator.
• David Meade, 80th House District, a part of which extends into Pulaski County. Meade succeeded retiring Danny Ford.
Incumbents Ken Upchurch in the 52nd District, Jeff Hoover in the 83rd District and Tommy Turner in the 85th District have not filed for reelection. The 24th House District, formerly extending into five northern Pulaski County precincts, because of realignment is no longer a part of Pulaski County.
Chris Girdler, elected last year as state senator from the 15th Senatorial District, is not up for reelection next year. He succeeded the retiring Vernie McGaha.
Filing deadline for most local offices is January 28. Independents, small cities and school board candidates have until August 12 to file.
 

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