Crit Luallen http://wkyufm.org en Democrat Luallen Won't Run For Kentucky Governor in 2015 http://wkyufm.org/post/democrat-luallen-wont-run-kentucky-governor-2015 <p>Former Kentucky state auditor Crit Luallen says she will not run for governor in 2015.<br /><br />Luallen has been mentioned as a possible Democratic contender as Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear finishes his second term.<br /><br />In a written statement, Luallen said Thursday she is passionate about Kentucky's future but decided not to run because it was the best decision for her family.</p><p>Luallen's decision could open the door for Attorney General Jack Conway, a Luallen ally, to seek the Democratic nomination. Current state Auditor Adam Edelen is also considering running for governor. Republican Hal Heiner is the only person to officially announce as a candidate.<br /><br />Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo has asked Democrats to delay their candidacies until after the November elections, in which Alison Lundergan Grimes is running for U.S. Senate and Democrats are trying to keep control of the state House of Representatives.<br /> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:06:25 +0000 Associated Press 47081 at http://wkyufm.org Democrat Luallen Won't Run For Kentucky Governor in 2015 Looking Ahead to 2015: Luallen Hints at Kentucky Governor's Race http://wkyufm.org/post/looking-ahead-2015-luallen-hints-kentucky-governors-race <p>One of Kentucky&#39;s leading Democrats, former state auditor Crit Luallen, is expressing interest in a run for Governor in 2015 while ruling out speculation that she might run for the U.S. Senate. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 10:40:39 +0000 Associated Press 16845 at http://wkyufm.org Luallen Says She Won't Run Against McConnell http://wkyufm.org/post/luallen-says-she-wont-run-against-mcconnell <p>Former Auditor Crit Luallen says she will not challenge Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014. Luallen has long been considered to be among the best-situated Democrats to unseat McConnell. She served two terms as auditor and many political observers credit her with raising the office&#39;s profile during her tenure. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:24:30 +0000 15786 at http://wkyufm.org