Democrat Greg Fischer beat Republican Hal Heiner in the race to replace Jerry Abramson as Louisville's mayor 51 to 49 percent. Heiner conceded to his opponent earlier this evening.
The race to replace Jerry Abramson as Louisville's next mayor is down to the wire:
Live election updates of Louisville-area races from the Jefferson County Clerk's Office on Barret Ave. These unofficial but final for tonight results only reflect voting in Jefferson County. Updated 9:18 p.m. EDT.
"Two new polls released Thursday show Republican Rand Paul widening his lead over Democrat Jack Conway in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics] "Former President Bill Clinton is expected to be in Louisville Monday night on the eve of the Nov. 2 election to campaign for Kentucky...
"In a spirited debate on statewide and national television Monday night, Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul accused each other of misrepresenting their views on issues ranging from civil rights to a national sales tax in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics]
"Less than two months after saying Americans 'got burned,' [on the $787 billion economic stimulus bill, U.S. Senator Mitch] McConnell sent letters to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, quietly seeking support for local projects — which he characterized as important initiatives — to be funded by...
Last night's U.S. Senate debate between Republican Jack Conway and Tea Partier Rand Paul got nasty. [Louisville.com]
"The three major mayoral candidates turned their attention to Louisville’s west end Thursday night during a forum at Shawnee High School that focused on how to bring equality in development, investment and city services to one of the city’s most historic, and impoverished, areas." [Courier-Journal]