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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Democratic candidates for governor debate at the University of Kentucky ahead of the years May primary elections.

Democratic candidates for governor debate at UK ahead of May primary

Emily Laytham May 16, 2019

The Democratic candidates for governor visited UK this week to debate questions from students and make appeals to voters ahead of the primaries.On Wednesday, just under a week before Kentucky's gubernatorial...

Adam Edelen (right) introduces Gill Holland, his running mate on his campaign for governor of Kentucky on Jan. 7, 2019, at the Old Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Lexington, Kentucky.

Adam Edelen begins his Kentucky governor campaign in Lexington

Sydney Momeyer January 7, 2019

Adam Edelen, a former Kentucky auditor, has announced that he will be running for governor in 2019. On Monday, Edelen made his announcement in the Old Fayette County Courthouse and introduced his running...

KSR’s Matt Jones may run for Senate if McConnell seeks reelection

Kernel News Staff March 25, 2018

Kentuckians may see a new but familiar name on the 2020 Senate ballot should majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) seek another term. Matt Jones, who is best known as the host of the ever-popular Kentucky...

Matt Jones Facebook post from February 16th.

Jones and Edelen team up to improve Kentucky politics

Editorial staff February 28, 2016

The two-party system offers much to be desired in terms of political diversity, especially in a state as ideologically one-sided as Kentucky. Many voters, especially young ones, feel dismayed and apathetic...

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