Tracking coverage of the 2022 Senate race in Kentucky. The seat is currently held by Sen. Rand Paul (R). Announced challengers include Charles Booker (D).
Rand Paul Called Black Democrat Part Of “Racial Left.” “U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) on Friday set off racist dog whistle alarms by sending a fundraising email to supporters announcing his new 2022 Democratic challenger, Charles Booker, and describing him as his “racial left opponent.” Booker, the former state representative who narrowly lost the Kentucky Democratic Party’s nomination in the primary to oppose Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, is Black.” [Alternet]