Gatewood won't rule out another run but says he won't do it without more money

11/08/2011 09:27 PM

After his fifth governor’s race, in which he garnered 9 percent of the vote, independent candidate Gatewood Galbraith wouldn’t eliminate the possibility of another one — but he said he would continue to press for his ideas.

Galbraith has proposed a $5,000 credit for Kentucky high school graduates who commit to go to a Kentucky college. He also pushed for providing laptops for Kentucky’s 8th graders.

Galbraith and his running mate, marketing consultant Dea Riley, finished third in the governor’s race, in which Gov. Steve Beshear won a second term — along with running mate Jerry Abramson — garnering nearly 56 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results. The Republican slate of David Williams and Richie Farmer received a little more than 35 percent.

Galbraith and Riley raised less than $170,000 for the election compared to a total of $10 million for Beshear and Abramson and $3.2 million for Williams and Farmer, according to the latest fundraising reports through Oct. 22.

- Video by Greg Pursifull


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