Senate Democratic leaders call on Carroll to resign Senate seat

07/23/2017 02:06 PM

After an 11 month Pure Politics investigation into allegations that Sen. Julian Carroll, D-Frankfort, groped and propositioned photographer Jason Geis for sex, Kentucky Democratic Senate leaders are calling on Carroll to resign immediately.

“In light of recent media reports, the Senate Democratic Caucus has voted to remove Senator Carroll from his leadership position as minority whip. The Senate Democratic Caucus calls on Senator Carroll to resign his Kentucky State Senate seat, immediately,” a statement sent Sunday said.

Nick Storm

Nick Storm is the Anchor and Managing Editor of Pure Politics available exclusively on Spectrum News. Pure Politics is the only nightly program dedicated to Kentucky politics. Nick covers all of the political heavyweights and his investigative work brings to light issues that might otherwise go unnoticed, like his coverage of the backlog of DNA rape kits waiting to be tested in Kentucky. Nick is also working on a feature length bio documentary Outlaw Poet: A documentary on Ron Whitehead. Pure Politics airs weeknight at 7 and 11:30 on Spectrum News. Follow Nick on Twitter @NStorm_Politics. Nick can be reached at 502-792-1107 or


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