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Kentucky State Treasurer Race

The information below was compiled by official actions, candidate websites, and a candidate questionnaire distributed by the Commonwealth Policy Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan Kentucky organization.

Michael Bowman (D)

Mark Metcalf (R)

1 “As your Treasurer, I will work tirelessly to ensure that we are protecting our tax dollars, public pensions, and investments.” Facebook Post, 2019.

2 “Michael will advocate for creating more revenue streams for Kentucky, including expanded gambling and legalization of cannabis.” Campaign Website.

3 “The General Assembly’s efforts to eliminate the individual income tax is not only misguided, but disastrous to the stability of the Commonwealth.” Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Survey.

4 Priority listed on campaign website.

5 “Charter schools and scholarship tax credits… would be devastating to our public schools.” Facebook Post, November 3, 2019.

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More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/missouri-abortion-exception-debate/

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More here: https://commonwealthpolicycenter.org/authentic-is-word-of-the-year/

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