Joey Pendleton

Politics
8:18 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Sen. Joey Pendleton Concedes Defeat to GOP Challenger

A longtime western Kentucky senator has conceded his loss in the race for the 3rd District seat. Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton told the Kentucky New Era that he congratulates Republican Whitney Westerfield, a Hopkinsville attorney, on his win and wishes him "the best of luck" during his service in the legislature.

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Elections
6:29 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Two Candidates in Our Listening Area Ask for Recounts Following Close Losses

A longtime member of the Kentucky Senate and a political newcomer running for the state House aren't conceding after Tuesday's election results showed them trailing their opponents by slim margins. Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville said Wednesday he will request a recanvass of votes. He trailed Republican challenger Whitney Westerfield by 297 votes out of 36,617 cast.

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Politics
8:40 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Pendleton Suspends Campaign After Death

Democratic State Sen. Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville has suspended his campaign after the death of his opponent's father. Pendleton said in a written statement that he is putting politics on hold out of respect for the family.

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