Kentucky's primary election is almost here! Can you feel the #bluewave that is coming this November?
Jessamine County voters can help unseat Andy Barr and Brett Guthrie this fall to bring a Democratic majority back to the U.S House of Representatives! Which candidate will you support on Tuesday, May 22, to bring about the change we need?
Between now and Election Day, Tuesday, May 22, there are a few events which you should know about.
Nicholasville City Commission Debate
The candidates for Nicholasville City Commission will be sharing their qualifications in a debate tomorrow evening (Tuesday, May 15) at City-County Park.
Democratic Party Meeting
On Thursday, May 17, at 6:00 pm, Jessamine County Democrats will convene our final pre-primary monthly meeting. We'll begin planning for November and all will have the opportunity to hear our candidates rally just five days before electio…
Congratulations to Russ Meyer - our new State Representative! The majority of Jessamine County will continue to be well-represented in Frankfort.
And a big win for our Sheriff, Kevin Corman! His strong leadership has earned bipartisan respect which earned him a resounding win.
Admittedly, though, last night was a tough night for Jessamine County Democrats. We had several strong candidates who were unsuccessful at the polls. Scripture says that "weeping may linger for the night. "
But the Psalmist goes on to remind us that "Joy cometh in the morning!" Our work is not done. We must carry on for our Democratic values of equality, fairness, and respect for all people.
I believe that the purpose of politics and of government ought to be to seek the best ways to empower and protect people.
My family has called almost the same patch of Kentucky soil home for a little over 200 years, and yes, it's right here in beautiful Jessamine County! Kentucky is in my blood and to stand up for her is my highest honor, privilege and deepest sense of responsibility. I do this through politics, activism, and even poetry. I will not back down from this endeavor.
To that end, I have followed my principles and values firmly to my dedication and service through the Democratic party. I believe in our party. I say that unflinchingly and with the highest resolve. I say that even in the face of things before us, the changing atmosphere in both Frankfort and Washington D.C. Let me say it again, I am proud to be a Democrat.
We have work to do, tough questions to answer, and hard lessons to learn but I believe in the Democratic party. I believe in O…