Candidate filings roundup: GOP primary develops for House seat in Grayson and Hardin counties
12/02/2013 09:49 AM
The most interesting race that developed last week with the latest round of legislative candidate filings came in a newly drawn district that covers parts of Hardin County and all of Grayson County.
Rep. Tim Moore, a Republican who has been in the legislature since 2007, will face a tough primary from a retired hospital executive from the other end of the district.
Here’s a rundown of the filings:
18th — Republican Stephen Meredith of Leitchfield has filed a primary challenge to Moore of Elizabethtown in the newly drawn 18th House district which covers all of Grayson and a portion of Hardin County.
Meredith is a Grayson County native and a retired hospital executive making his first run for elected office.
24th — Amber Rogers Dones a Republican from Hodgenville has filed to filed to run in the district represented by Democratic Rep. Terry Mills from Lebanon.
Dones will face Republican Richard Treitz , who has also filed to run in the GOP primary.
24th Senate District — Democrat Jason Michael Steffen of Southgate has filed for the open 24th District which encompasses Campbell, Bracken and Pendleton Counties.
The seat is open after Sen. Katie Stine, R-Southgate, announced she would not seek re-election in 2014.
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