Updated Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 1:40 p.m.: According to the Kentucky Secretary of State's website, Republican Todd Alcott has withdrawn from the race.
Tuesday is the deadline for candidates seeking office this year in Kentucky to officially file to run, and there’s no shortage of candidates seeking the seat of long-time State Representative Jody Richards of Warren County.
The eight-person race for Richards’ seat in the Kentucky House features five Democrats and three Republicans. Bowling Green City Commissioner Brian “Slim” Nash filed his candidacy papers Tuesday to seek the Democratic nomination for the 20th District House seat. He joins fellow Democrats Rick DuBose, a retired Assistant VP for Alumni Relations at Western Kentucky University, former Bowling Green Mayor Eldon Renaud, WKU history professor Patti Minter, and attorney Ashley Porter.