Trey Grayson announces endorsements from 27 state legislators

Secretary of State Trey Grayson is touting a list of his own endorsements. Twenty-seven state lawmakers are throwing their support behind Grayson in his bid for the U.S. Senate.


Secretary of State Trey Grayson is touting a list of his own endorsements. 

Twenty-seven state lawmakers are throwing their support behind Grayson in his bid for the U.S. Senate.  The endorsements include eight Republican Senators and nineteen GOP State Representatives.  Combined, those lawmakers represent nearly one third of Kentucky’s counties.  Grayson says that shows widespread support for his campaign.

Here is the campaign’s News Release:

Twenty-seven state legislators representing 39 Kentucky counties announced today that they are endorsing Secretary of State Trey Grayson’s candidacy for U.S. Senate.

“I am proud to have such widespread support across Kentucky, especially from the Republican elected officials that I hope to be coordinating closely with as the Commonwealth’s next U.S. Senator.  These legislators are all well known and respected statewide.  Their support provides a huge boost to our campaign and will help us continue to build on our strong statewide grassroots organization,” Grayson said.  “Our campaign is gaining momentum each day as we continue to secure support from local leaders.  I look forward to announcing even more key endorsements in the near future.”

Grayson announced endorsements from the following state senators and representatives:

Sen. Julie Denton (Jefferson)
Sen. Tom Jensen (Estill, Jackson, Laurel, Menifee, Powell)
Sen. Vernie McGaha (Adair, Casey, Pulaski, Russell)
Sen. John Schickel (Boone, Gallatin, Kenton)
Sen. Brandon Smith (Bell, Harlan, Leslie, Perry)
Sen. Elizabeth Tori (Hardin, Jefferson)
Sen. Jack Westwood (Kenton)
Sen. Ken Winters (Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Lyon, Trigg)
Rep. Scott Brinkman (Jefferson)
Rep. John “Bam” Carney (Adair, Taylor)
Rep. Tim Couch (Clay, Harlan, Leslie)
Rep. Ronald Crimm (Jefferson)
Rep. Bob Deweese (Jefferson)
Rep. Myron Dossett (Christian)
Rep. Bill Farmer (Fayette)
Rep. Mike Harmon (Boyle, Washington)
Rep. Brent Housman (McCracken)
Rep. Adam Koenig (Boone, Campbell, Kenton)
Rep. Brad Montell (Shelby, Spencer)
Rep. Tim Moore (Hardin)
Rep. David Osborne (Jefferson, Oldham)
Rep. Marie Rader (Jackson, Laurel, Owsley)
Rep. Steven Rudy (Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, McCracken)
Rep. Sal Santoro (Boone)
Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington (Kenton)
Rep. Addia Wuchner (Boone)
Rep. Jill York (Carter, Lewis)

Former 2nd District Congressman Ron Lewis (R-Cecilia) has also endorsed Trey Grayson.


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  • by Halyn Location: Somerset on Feb 2, 2010 at 05:18 PM
    I'm not voting in the GOP Primary. But if I were Trey, I'd run far away from the GOP establishment, because they aren't going to serve him well in May.


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