Learn about the Lexington-Fayette County candidates for mayor and at-large and district council seats!

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Election 2010

‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ The Fayette Alliance congratulates Mayor Elect Jim Gray, Vice Mayor Elect Linda Gorton, Councilman At-Large Chuck Ellinger, Councilman At-Large Elect Steve Kay, 1st District Councilman Elect Chris Ford, 5th District Councilman Elect Bill Farmer, 7th District Councilwoman K.C. Crosbie, and 10th District Councilman Doug...

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Alliance Growth Questionnaire Featured on BizLex.com

“Local Candidates Respond to Group’s Growth Questionnaire” BizLex.com Posted October 12, 2010 Lexington, KY – Candidates for Lexington Mayor and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council have responded to a questionnaire about growth and development in the Blue Grass region. “This is important, as the Mayor and Council establish Lexington’s planning and zoning policies—affecting the very...

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Mayoral Candidate Biography: Teresa Isaac

As Lexington mayor from Jan., 2003 through Dec., 2006, Teresa Isaac presided over measures that previously had been stalled by controversy: Enactment of an indoor smoking ban; increased pay for police and firefighters; budget cuts to every other area of government, including significant cuts to her own office budget.   Isaac led the city through the...

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Mayoral Candidate Biography: Jim Gray

Jim Gray has spent his career working to bring jobs and better government to Lexington.  Jim came to public service after spending 36 years creating jobs and economic growth in the private sector.  Jim is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the family firm, Gray Construction, a nationally ranked engineering, design and construction company....

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Mayoral Candidate Biography: Jim Newberry

Jim Newberry became Mayor on January 1, 2007 after the citizens elected him by the largest margin in Lexington’s merged government history. Under his leadership Lexington has made unprecedented progress. He has tackled the tough issues others have ignored for years such as, updating our sewer system and funding our police and firefighters pension. He...

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Historic African American Hamlets Around Lexington Featured on NPR

Listen to National Public Radio story. Read more at Kentucky.com The Fayette Alliance supported a scenic byway for Cleveland Road in Eastern Fayette Co. which runs by several of these rural Hamlets–including Pricetown, Jimtown and Athens. The byway was successfully adopted by the state. Visit “North Cleveland Road Scenic Byway Application” to learn more.