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Senate President Wants Mongiardo To Vacate Seat

Posted: 11/15/2007 - Now that Daniel Mongiardo will be taking the oath of office as lieutenant governor on Dec. 11, Senate President David Williams wants him to vacate his seat in the Senate immediately.

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House Speaker Creates Gambling Panel

Updated: 11/15/2007 - House Speaker Jody Richards has set up a legislative panel to further study issues regarding the legalization of casino gambling in Kentucky.

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Beshear Asks Board To Reopen Search For Education Commissioner

Posted: 11/10/2007 - Gov.-Elect Steve Beshear asked the state Board of Education to reopen its search for a new commissioner Friday, saying some qualified candidates may have been deterred by Kentucky's recently uncertain political climate.

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Voter Turnout Expected To Be Low

Updated: 11/06/2007 - One of the biggest challenges candidates face is low voter turnout. Officials in Frankfort predicted that 42 percent of voters would turn out to vote statewide. However the numbers we're seeing here in Eastern Kentucky are showing that turnout was actually much less.

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Fletcher, Beshear Nearing Finish Line

Posted: 11/04/2007 - Surrounded by placards and cheering supporters, Gov. Ernie Fletcher rallied an army of volunteers Sunday at a Republican Party field office here before hitting the streets for an afternoon of door-to-door campaigning.

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Candidates Hit The Road For Last Minute Campaigning

Updated: 11/04/2007 - With just two days left until Kentuckians head to the polls to decide who will be governor for the next four years, the candidates continued their last minute campaigning in several locations throughout the Commonwealth Saturday.

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Candidates Gambling On Casino Issue, But Voters Get Last Say

Posted: 10/31/2007 - The Kentucky governor's race has at times mirrored a high-stakes poker game, as Gov. Ernie Fletcher and challenger Steve Beshear bet the house - or at least their campaigns - on whether the state should legalize casino gambling.

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Daniel Mongiardo Sits In On Issues & Answers

Posted: 10/29/2007 - Hazard native and democratic candidate for Lt. Governor, Doctor Daniel Mongiardo stopped by the WYMT studios to emphasize why he thinks he and Steve Beshear are the best team.

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Fletcher, Beshear Hammer Ethics Issues In Sunday Debate

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Trailing in recent media polls, Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher lashed out at Democratic challenger Steve Beshear on Sunday, repeating an oft-made claim that electing him would be a step toward legalizing casinos in Kentucky.

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Fletcher Compares Himself To Underdog UK Football Team

Posted: 10/26/2007 - HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher is comparing his campaign to the underdog University of Kentucky football team in reacting to a new poll showing him lagging far behind his Democratic opponent.

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Beshear Outpaces Fletcher In October Contributions

Posted: 10/26/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher was headed into the campaign's closing days financially trailing his Democratic challenger Steve Beshear, according to campaign finance reports.

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Candidates Looking For Votes As Election Nears

Posted: 10/25/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear claimed the high ground on issues ranging from abortion to health insurance coverage for children as the two rivals spoke to core supporters during rallies Thursday.

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