Marine Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath announces run for Congress

08/01/2017 10:21 AM

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Amy McGrath is throwing her hat into the ring, announcing her run for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District seat in a two-minute video.

She is seeking the Democratic party’s nomination in the May 2018 primary. McGrath joins State Senator Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, who announced his run at the beginning of July. And Geoff Young, who has run for this seat twice before.

Video courtesy: Amy McGrath for Congress YouTube channel

Correction: An earlier version of this article did not include all three Democratic candidates running for the seat, it has been updated to include Geoff Young.

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