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Election 2007 Candidate Forums

During September and October 2007, KET produced a series of forums with candidates for governor and other state constitutional offices. All candidates whose names appeared on the ballot participated.

Kentucky Tonight host Bill Goodman moderated the forums, in which journalists from around the state asked questions of the candidates.

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

  • Governor II
    Candidates: Steven L. Beshear (D), Ernie Fletcher (R)*
    aired live October 29

  • Lieutenant Governor
    Candidates: Daniel Mongiardo (D), Robbie Rudolph (R)
    aired live October 22

  • Governor I
    Candidates: Steven L. Beshear (D), Ernie Fletcher (R)*
    aired live October 15

  • Attorney General
    Candidates: Jack Conway (D), Stan Lee (R)
    aired live October 8

  • State Treasurer
    Candidates: L.J. “Todd” Hollenbach (D), Melinda L. Wheeler (R)
    aired live October 4

  • Auditor of Public Accounts
    Candidates: Linda Greenwell (R), Crit Luallen (D)*
    aired live October 4

  • Commissioner of Agriculture
    Candidates: Richie Farmer (R)*, David Lynn Williams (D)
    aired live September 27

  • Secretary of State
    Candidates: C.M. “Trey” Grayson (R)*, S. Bruce Hendrickson (D)
    aired live September 27

* indicates an incumbent.

KET’s 2007 election coverage was produced by Deidre Clark and directed by Nick Helton. Mike Brower was executive producer.

Related Programs

  • One to One—Fletcher and Beshear sat down for separate conversations with host Bill Goodman in a program taped in August.

  • Kentucky Tonight—This joint appearance by Beshear and Fletcher from September 17 features a lively discussion of issues facing the state—and who is more qualified to deal with them.

  • Fancy Farm 2007: Pork, Pie and Politics—Both a one-hour documentary on the picnic and full speeches by candidates for all the state constitutional offices are available online.

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