Wednesday, June 2, 2004
Florence lawyer Ed Drennen has dropped out of the Boone/Gallatin Circuit Judge race, meaning recently appointed Judge Tony Frohlich is unopposed in November.
Frohlich unopposed for circuit judge seat
Kentucky political notes
Drennen said Tuesday that the "timing simply wasn't right" to run for office.
Frohlich was appointed earlier this year by Gov. Ernie Fletcher. He filled a seat vacated by Judge Jay Bamberger, who has retired.
Drennen said he made his decision after not getting the gubernatorial appointment, citing the difficulty in running against an incumbent judge.
CHOOSING DELEGATES: Kenton County Democrats will choose delegates to the party's state convention Saturday morning in Erlanger.
The countywide caucus will be held at 10 a.m. at SSK Communities, 467 Erlanger Road. SSK Communities is a manufactured housing company co-owned by Kenton County Democratic Party Chairman Nathan Smith.
At the caucus delegates will be selected to attend the state Democratic convention June 19 in Lexington. All Democrats who are registered to vote are eligible to attend and participate, the party said in a statement.
During the state convention, delegates to the National Democratic Convention, set for July 26 to 29 in Boston, will be elected.
SHARING AN OFFICE: Two Democrats on the ballot this fall are sharing a Fort Mitchell campaign office.
Nick Clooney and Kathy Groob will hold the grand opening of their shared campaign headquarters today at 5 p.m. The office is at 2073 Dixie Highway near the Interstate 75 interchange with Dixie Highway.
Clooney, of Augusta, is running in running in Northern Kentucky's 4th Congressional District race against Boone County Republican Geoff Davis.
Groob, a member of Fort Mitchell City Council, is challenging state Sen. Jack Westwood of Crescent Springs in the 23rd Senate District race. The district includes Erlanger, Edgewood, Elsmere, Fort Wright, Crescent Springs, Villa Hills, Bromley, Ludlow, Park Hills, Covington and Fort Mitchell.
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