|KENTUCKY||8 Electoral Votes|
was a non-targeted state, which meant that resources generally had to be
generated from within. For Democrats this was their first election
in more than 30 years without the governorship. Constitutional Amendment
No. 1, "to provide that only a marriage between one man and one woman shall
be a marriage in Kentucky," undoubtedly influenced who turned out and thereby
affected other races at the margins. Many Kentuckians were exposed
to TV advertising from neighboring battleground states of Ohio, Missouri
and West Virginia which also may have had a marginal effect.
|Bush-Cheney '04||Kerry-Edwards 2004|
Kentucky Republican Party
State Director: Travis Brock (Aug. 1, 2004 for six weeks)
Kentucky Democratic Party
-DC accompanied by LC speaks at a fundraiser for 4th District congressional candidate Geoff Davis at the Cincinnati Airport Marriott Hotel in Hebron, KY. (Raises $160,000).
-Arriving in Louisville, KY, JE rallies in an airport hanger; and
-addresses Kerry-Edwards Victory 2004 fundraiser at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY. (Raises $700,000).
11 (visit prior to May 18 primary)
Louisville Courier-Journal (10/24/04)
Lexington Herald-Leader (10/17/04)
Third Party and Independent
Filing deadline for Independent and third party candidates Sept. 7, 2004. Petitions with 5,000 valid signatures and pay a filing fee of $500.
More Candidate Visits
September 23, 2004
Campaign Speech at University of Kentucky (Student Center/Worsham Theatre) in Lexington.
Press Conference at the State Capitol-Rotunda in Frankfort.
Campaign Speech at the University of Louisville-Brown & Williamson Club in Louisville.
Copyright © 2005 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.