Fundraiser update: Jeb Bush and Va.'s attorney general coming to Ky. and more

08/17/2011 08:49 AM

Here is the latest news of fundraisers for statewide candidates this fall:

  • Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will headline an Aug. 25 fundraiser in Louisville for David Williams, the Republican candidate for governor. His wife, Robyn Williams, said on Pure Politics she expects that event to help inject more enthusiasm into her husband’s effort.
  • Republican candidate for Attorney General Todd P’Pool will get help from a Virginia’s Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli at a Sept. 29 fundraiser in Elizabethtown. Cuccinelli filed a suit last year challenging the constitutionality of the National Health Care Reform Act that requires individuals to have health insurance.
  • Democratic candidate for auditor Adam Edelen will be raising money at two events on opposite sides of Kentucky next week with events in Pikeville on Aug. 23 and Louisville on Aug. 24.
  • Republican candidate for agriculture commissioner James Comer reported raising $70,000 this week at a fundraiser in Bowling Green that featured Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie.
About Ryan Alessi

Ryan Alessi joined cn|2 in May 2010 as senior managing editor and host of Pure Politics. He is now pursuing an advanced degree in non-fiction writing from Murray State University and is a regular contributor to Pure Politics. Ryan has covered politics for more than 14 years, including seven years as a reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. Ryan can be reached at or @mycn2 on Twitter.


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