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Election 2006 Candidate Forums

During October 2006, KET produced a series of forums with candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in Kentucky’s six congressional districts. All candidates whose names appeared on the ballot were invited to participate.

Kentucky Tonight host Bill Goodman moderated the forums, in which journalists from media outlets in the district asked questions of the candidates. When more than one candidate participated, candidates were also given a chance to ask questions of one another.

The forums are archived online in Windows Media® and RealVideo® format. Click on a highlighted title to watch the video.

  • 1st District
    aired live October 16
    Candidates:
    • Tom Barlow, Democrat
    • Ed Whitfield, Republican*

  • 2nd District
    aired live October 9
    Candidate:
    • Mike Weaver, Democrat
    (The incumbent, Republican Ron Lewis, did not participate.)

  • 3rd District
    aired live October 30
    Candidates:
    • Donna Walker Mancini, Libertarian
    • Anne M. Northup, Republican*
    • W. Ed Parker, Constitution Party
    • John Yarmuth, Democrat

  • 4th District
    aired live October 23
    Candidates:
    • Geoff Davis, Republican*
    • Brian Houillion, Libertarian
    • Ken Lucas, Democrat

  • 5th District
    aired live October 9
    Candidate:
    • Kenneth Stepp, Democrat
    (The incumbent, Republican Harold “Hal” Rogers, did not participate.)

  • 6th District
    aired live October 16
    Candidate:
    • Paul Ard, Libertarian
    (The incumbent, Democrat Ben Chandler, did not participate.)

* indicates the incumbent

KET’s 2006 election coverage was produced by Deidre Clark and directed by Nick Helton. Mike Brower was executive producer.



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