Videos of those forums are now available for viewing on YouTube and will be shown on the Lexington Public Library Cable Channel 20. Below is the league’s press release today with all of the details:
CANDIDATE FORUMS AVAILABLE on YOUTUBE and LIBRARY CHANNEL
LEXINGTON, KY-Candidate forums for 2014 primary races are now available for viewing on YouTube and on the Lexington Public Library Cable Channel 20. The schedule for Channel 20 between April 17 and May 19 follows.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Council District 2 – 11am and 5:30pm
Council District 3 – 12pm and 6:30pm
Council District 4 – 1pm and 7:30pm
Council District 6 – 2pm and 8:30pm
Council District 8 – 3pm and 9:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
6th Congressional U.S Rep – 11am and 5:30pm
Judge/Executive – 11:30am and 6pm
House 76/Republican – 12:30pm and 7pm
House 77/Democrat – 1pm and 7:30pm
Council At-Large (Group 1) – 1:30pm and 8pm
Council At-Large (Group 2) – 3pm and 9:30pm
The forums are also available on YouTube. Links are available at the Library’s web site
All of the following candidates were invited to participate.
Kentucky House of Representatives
House District 76: Republican Primary: Richard Marrs, Lavinia Theodoli Spirito
House District 77: Democratic Primary: George Brown, Jr., Michael Haskins
6th Congressional U.S. Representative
Democratic Primary: Elisabeth Jensen,* Geoff Young
Fayette County Judge/Executive
Democratic Primary: William Housh, Alayne White
Lexington/Urban County Council At-Large (Groups were selected randomly)
Group 1: Shannon Buzard, Bill Cegelka, Pete Dyer, Jon Larson, Jerry Moody, Don Pratt, Jacob Slaughter
Group 2: Ray DeBolt, Steve Kay, Connie Kell, Chris Logan, Richard Moloney, Kevin Stinnett
Lexington/Urban County Council
Council District 2 Shevawn Akers, Byron Costner, Michael Stuart
Council District 3 Rock Daniels, Chuck Ellinger, II, Jake Gibbs
Council District 4 Julian Beard*, Susan Lamb, Barry Saturday
Council District 6 Angela Evans, Darren Hawkins, Thomas Hern
Council District 8 Amy Beasley, Fred Brown, LeTonia Jones, Dave Vinson
Republican candidates for House District 79, George Myers and Ken Kearns were not available. *Indicates candidates did not participate.
Citizens may visit the Fayette County Clerk’s web page Lexington/Fayette Urban County Clerk, Voter Registration to learn their federal, state, and local district numbers.
The forums, held in early April, were co-sponsored by the Lexington Public Library and the League of Women Voters of Lexington as a service to the citizens of Fayette County.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. It works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and to influence public policy through education and advocacy. The League does not endorse, or oppose, political candidates or parties.