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Sun May 18, 2014
All Politics are Local

Sixth District House Democratic Candidates

Two candidates will be on the May 20 Primary ballot for the Democratic nomination for Kentucky's Sixth District of the U.S. House of Representatives. WEKU reporter Stu Johnson spoke with both candidates.

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Elisabeth Jensen

Lexington resident Elisabeth Jensen worked for a New York Clothing manufacturer in the 1980's and then Disney consumer products in the 90's.  In 2000, she help found a non-profit organization to help under-privileged children with their education.  Now, she's a candidate for the sixth Congressional seat in central Kentucky.  Jensen spoke to WEKU'S Stu Johnson about the role of the federal government in helping those in need.

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 Elisabeth Jensen's campaign website

Geoff Young

Geoff Young is a one-time state Division of Energy employee and long time political activist.  WEKU's Stu Johnson asked Mr Young what role the federal government should play in helping those in need.

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Geoff Young's campaign website