Democratic Attorney General and 2015 candidate for governor Jack Conway has had successful back surgery.
The procedure on Wednesday at Baptist Health Louisville was to help stop persistent pain caused by a herniated disc, according to a news release from the Attorney General's Office. A spokeswoman said Conway will have a limited schedule for the rest of the year but will hit the ground running in 2015.
Conway is finishing his second term as Kentucky's attorney general. He announced his candidacy for governor in May and has been raising money this year along with running mate Sannie Overly, a state representative from Paris who is also chairwoman of the House Democratic caucus. Geoff Young, a Democrat from Lexington, has also filed to run for governor as a Democrat.