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KET Election Coverage

Election 2015

KET announces initial candidate programs for 2015 primary

KET continues its in-depth political coverage with Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates in 2015 primary races for attorney general, state treasurer and commissioner of agriculture. Hosted by Bill Goodman, Kentucky Tonight programs with candidates begin Monday, March 30 at 8/7 pm on KET. The programs will also stream live at and will be archived online.

Details of the Kentucky Tonight programs featuring candidates for governor and lieutenant governor will be issued following the April 10 criteria deadline.

The scheduled candidates are:

  • March 30
    Republicans for State Treasurer
    —Allison Ball
    —State Rep. Kenneth Churchill Imes
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  • April 13
    Democrats for State Treasurer
    —Neville Blakemore
    —State Rep. Rick Nelson
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  • April 20 (two-part)
    Republicans for Attorney General
    —Lawrence County Attorney Michael T. Hogan
    —State Sen. Whitney H. Westerfield
    Republicans for Commissioner of Agriculture
    —State Rep. Richard Heath
    —State Rep. Ryan F. Quarles

Candidates appearing on these programs have demonstrated satisfaction of KET's candidate invitation criteria.

Live primary election night coverage from KET begins at 7/6 pm on Tuesday, May 19. Prior to that, additional election coverage and analysis continues on Comment on Kentucky, and the topic of the May 18 Kentucky Tonight program will be the election.

KET Political Coverage and Candidate Invitation Criteria


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