Last updated on April 2, 2021
Some very good news today out of Kentucky:
Amy McGrath, who is running for the Democratic Party's nomination to face Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), outraised the Republican in the lead-up to the primaries in the Bluegrass State's Senate race.
McGrath's campaign reported in a filing with the Federal Election Commission that it raised $11.3 million from April 1-June 3 and currently has $19.3 million in the bank. McConnell's campaign reported hauling in $7.2 million in the same time period and is sitting on $15.4 million.
Both candidates spent about $6.7 million in the roughly two-month span.
State Rep. Charles Booker, who is challenging McGrath in the Democratic primary and has recently garnered increased attention, reported raising about $476,000 and has roughly $285,000 in the bank.
Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath's campaign and Louisville Metro Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey, D-3rd District, have joined a lawsuit demanding there be more than one in-person voting location in the commonwealth's most populous counties for the June 23 primary elections.
The lawsuit, originally filed Monday in the the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Kentucky by Republican state Rep. Jason Nemes and voters from Jefferson, Fayette, Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties, alleges “significant voter suppression will occur” as a result of each county having a singular polling location.
Amy McGrath for Senate, Inc., the candidate's campaign, filed a motion to intervene as a plaintiff Friday, stating that the singular polling locations and “restrictions placed on accessing and submitting absentee ballots threaten to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians.”
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