On the Trail

Three Democrats run in hopes of capturing open 88th District House seat

05/08/2018 02:00 PM

LEXINGTON – When 88th District State Rep. Robert Benvenuti, R-Lexington, decided not to seek re-election, three Republicans and three Democrats filed to run for the open seat. On the Democratic side, the candidates include Lexington Fairness chair and small business owner Josh Mers, Cherlynn Stephenson, who has worked in the health and wellness industry, and Gail Swanson, a state retiree, community activist and psychology professor at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington. Mers, who entered the race even before... Read more 

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