Geoff Young

12:55am

Wed May 20, 2015
All Politics are Local

Following Big Loss to Conway, Young Vows to Fight On in Court

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The loser in Tuesday’s democratic primary for Kentucky governor remains intent on battling the overwhelming winner in court.  Jack Conway received almost 80 percent of the vote.  His opponent, Geoff Young, has maintained throughout the campaign that Conway and a few high ranking democrats rigged the election.  "They've done this before,” said Young. “This is not that a small, a very small group at the top of the Democratic Party has tried to dictate to all democrats in Kentucky how things are gonna be."

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10:47pm

Sun May 17, 2015
All Politics are Local

Geoff Young: Outspoken on Issues and Party Process

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Much of the media attention in the 2015 gubernatorial primary race for Kentucky governor has focused on the GOP contest.  But, there's also competition on the democratic side.  Retired state engineer Geoff Young is making his third run for public office.  The longtime social activist feels he's fighting an uphill battle.

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8:57am

Tue April 28, 2015
All Politics are Local

Democratic Candidate for Governor Says He's Being Slighted in Ky Primary Race

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Geoff Young says he is being unfairly slighted in Kentucky's primary election.  The retired state engineer appeared Monday on KET'S Kentucky Tonight.  Young is suing his opponent Attorney General Jack Conway and other powerful state democrats, claiming he is illegally being dismissed as a candidate before voters have a chance to make their choice.  "I just strongly disagree with that idea," said Young. "It's not democratic.  It resembles more like an organized crime operation than it does a political party."

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11:36am

Fri January 23, 2015
All Politics are Local

GOP Candidates Mostly Agree at Gubernatorial Forum

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Kentucky's Republican candidates for governor found little to disagree with during their first joint appearance of the 2015 election cycle.

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2:47pm

Thu January 22, 2015
All Politics are Local

Comer Files to Run for Governor

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Republican James Comer officially filed for governor Thursday morning.

The first-term agriculture commissioner has been raising money since September along with running mate state Sen. Chris McDaniel from northern Kentucky. But Thursday marks the official start of his 2015 campaign.

Comer is the second Republican to file for governor following former state Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott. Former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner also plans to run but has not officially filed yet.

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3:32pm

Mon December 1, 2014
The Commonwealth

Democrats First to File for 2015 Governor's Race

Geoff Young
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A retired state engineer and a woman who was arrested after riding her bicycle to school are the first candidates to officially file for the 2015 governor's race.

 

 

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12:28pm

Sun May 18, 2014
All Politics are Local

Sixth District House Democratic Candidates

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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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9:41pm

Sun May 11, 2014
Health and Welfare

Candidate Q & A: Sixth Congressional District, Geoff Young

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With the May Primary Election just a week away, we begin a week-long series of reports focusing on some of the political races.  Today, we hear from sixth district congressional candidate Geoff Young.   Mr. Young is one of two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat currently held by Republican Andy Barr.

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

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