Democrats investing $225,000 in Senate races, 'exploring' a line of credit, chairman says

10/14/2010 07:26 PM

Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Daniel Logsdon told Pure Politics that the party has invested $225,000 in state Senate races this fall and is “exploring” taking out a line of credit.

“That’s something we’re not opposed to doing if that’s what it’s going to take,” Logsdon said. “… It’s something we’re exploring, but we haven’t pulled the trigger yet.”

Logsdon said he expects five or fewer state House races to be in play heading into the Nov. 2 election. More than 50 state House districts have contested races. Earlier in the week, Pure Politics outlined eight of the more competitive of those races.

Logsdon also said the party has become very involved in a pair of state Senate races and has invested a combined $100,000 in the last week in two of them. Watch the interview to find out which ones:

The Kentucky Democratic Party has had to take out loans or lines of credit in previous election cycles. The party’s bylaws state that using any of the party’s assets as collateral for a loan requires approval of its state central committee.

Here’s what Logsdon had to say about next year’s election as well as the Democrats’ message:

- Ryan Alessi


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