N.Ky. lawyer and blogger Marcus Carey files in 4th Congressional District GOP primary

02/17/2012 01:43 PM

Marcus Carey, the Republican lawyer and publisher of the Bluegrass Bulletin, becomes the sixth candidate in the GOP primary for the open 4th Congressional District.

Carey filed his paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office on Friday afternoon — the deadline for congressional candidates.

Carey stopped by the Pure Politics studio on Friday on his way to Frankfort to answer questions about why he’s running, how he’ll run and what he’s running for.

Here’s the interview:

Also filing on Friday for the 4th District was Walt Schumm, a real estate agent and home builder from Crestwood who serves on the Oldham County School Board.

Schumm and Carey join a Republican primary field that includes: state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington of Fort Wright, Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore, Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie, Fort Mitchell business consultant Tom Wurtz and Brian Oerther, a teacher who lives in Oldham County.

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