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Keturah Herron files to run for state Senate seat

January 8, 2024

“State Rep. Keturah Herron [Leading with Conviction™ 2019], a Louisville Democrat, filed [December 19] to run for election to the Kentucky Senate in 2024.

Keturah Herron filing photo (posted on Facebook)“Herron will seek the seat of Sen. Denise Harper Angel, another Louisville Democrat who recently announced she will not seek reelection in 2024 after representing Senate District 35 since 2005.

“Herron said in a statement about her campaign that she is running for Senate because ‘our communities have big, urgent challenges that Frankfort needs to address.’ The general election is November 2024.

“‘I’ve spent my career as an effective, results-driven advocate. I worked to pass Breonna’s Law in both Louisville and Frankfort, and have spent more than a decade working with vulnerable youth in our Commonwealth,’ Herron said. ‘I want to take that experience to the senate to push for real solutions to gun violence, full restoration of voting rights for people who have served their time, and investments in public education – including pay raises for teachers and universal pre-K – that our state badly needs. I also want to thank Senator Harper Angel for almost two decades of remarkable public service representing this district, and in particular her passionate support for victims of crime.’”

Read the full story at KentuckyLantern.com.

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