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2022 Candidates

This is a list of  2023 primary and 2024 general election candidates.

Candidates, Please send details (FB, Email, phone numbers, image, etc. to

It is provided only as information.  Please contact the Chair or Secretary with corrections or suggestions.

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Daniel Cameron:

Attorney General


Kelly Craft:

Former U.N. Ambassador; married to Joe Craft, CEO of Alliance Resource Partners (Coal)


Eric “Bulldog” Deters:

Lawyer, author, Bulldog Media

Past Kenton County Republican Chair; Fourth Congressional District Chair


Mike Harmon:

State Auditor


Ryan Quarles:

Agriculture Commissioner


Jacob Clark:

2020 Candidate for District 18 Representative as Libertarian.  Lost in General Election 83% - 17%

2022 Candidate for District 18 Representative as Republican.  Lost (again) to Samara Heavrin 57% - 43%

Engineer from Elizabethtown / Grayson County


David O. Cooper:

National Guard, Minister, Children’s Author


Bob Devore:

2014 Candidate for Louisville Mayor.  Lost to Greg Fischer 68% - 31%

2018 Candidate for Louisville Mayor.  Lost to Angela Leet in the Primary 66% - 34%

2020 Candidate for District 46 Representative.  Lost in General Election 60% - 40%

2022 Candidate for Jefferson County Clerk.  Lost in Primary Election 79% - 16% to Holsclaw

Served in the Navy from 1974 – 1999

McCreary County School Board 2000 – 2006

Worked as a dock lead at UPS


Alan Keck:

Mayor of Somerset, President of Somerset Recycling, Founder of Keck Sports Mgmt

Dennis Ray Ormerod:

From Louisville


Johnny Ray Rice:

Berry, KY / Harrison County

Robbie Smith:

High school math teacher from Madison County

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