district 13 Senate race

Letters to editor/state Senate race: Nov. 29

November 29, 2013 

  • Special-election letters

    Letters about candidates in the Dec. 10 special election for the 13th Senate District are limited to 150 words and must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, Letters from candidates, their campaign staffs and family members will not be published.

Moloney committed to public good

I have known Richard Moloney since he served as Urban County Council representative for my Meadowthorpe neighborhood, then as colleague and mentor when I began serving on council in 2006.

He moved from city to state government, then returned to Lexington as Mayor Jim Gray's first chief administrative officer, subsequently as commissioner of environmental quality and public works.

Whatever the level of service, the unwavering and enduring quality in his work has been and will continue to be his commitment to the public good. Whatever the job, this Lexington native has never lost the common touch, the honesty and directness, the sincere desire to do the right and best thing for the people he represents

We can be confident that when we send him to Frankfort he will be there for us. That is why on Dec. 10 I will cast my vote for Richard Moloney for state Senate.

Tom Blues

Lexington


Johnson bridges divides

Just like Sen. Rand Paul is reaching out to black voters, my friend Mike Johnson is tearing down the walls of racial compartmentalization built by liberal Democrats shamelessly eager to create and hold a voting bloc without regard to their general welfare.

I've known "Big Mike" for about five years, ever since President Barack Obama was elected and started dividing this country by class, gender and race. We don't wish to see this great country destroyed and have stood together through several elections. We now have the opportunity to send this real man of the people to the state Senate.

As a minister, Johnson has a deep compassion for his fellow man. He'll also bring something that's sorely lacking from the Democrats in Frankfort: a sense of personal ethics and responsibility.

We've had enough of the Democrat good ol' boys in Frankfort. Vote for Mike Johnson and make Kentucky proud again.

Bill Marshall

Midway


Thomas has served community

For the upcoming election in the 13th Kentucky Senate District, there are three candidates. Only one, however, stands out as well qualified from several points of view: Reggie Thomas

If we want competence from our representatives in Frankfort, we need someone who has a strong educational background, a record of outstanding service to our community and the energy it takes to fulfill this task. Thomas is the one.

Please join me in casting your vote for Reginald Thomas on Dec. 10.

Betty Mills

Lexington


Thomas understands district

Reggie Thomas is uniquely qualified to fill the vacancy created by former Sen. Kathy Stein's elevation to the bench by dint of his education (Dartmouth undergraduate and Harvard Law), his professional experience as a practicing attorney and as general counsel for, and tenured professor at, Kentucky State University. He also has broad knowledge and understanding of the people in the 13th District.

Thomas has given thousands of hours of volunteer service to his district and to Fayette County, ranging from serving as president of the Bryan Station High School PTA to board member of the Bluegrass Community and Technical College.

Thomas is an excellent choice in the special election on Dec. 10 to replace Stein as representative for the 13th senatorial district.

Lil and Len Press

Lexington


Moloney experienced, sincere

A person who has state and city government experience is a must for the 13th Senate District seat. The candidate who stands out is Richard Maloney.

He is humble, honest, strong and sincere and certainly qualified for this position. He is a voice that will be heard and is ready to take on any challenge.

He is an independent candidate, not influenced by others' opinion, has political experience in city and state government and cares about all the people he will represent. I hope all voters will vote for Moloney.

Phyllis A. Campbell

Lexington


Special-election letters

Letters about candidates in the Dec. 10 special election for the 13th Senate District are limited to 150 words and must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, Letters from candidates, their campaign staffs and family members will not be published.

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