The Candidates

These are the candidates running for office in the 2018 Primary Election.


Representative – 6th Congressional District

Amy McGrath


Amy McGrath is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. Born in Kentucky, she has spent the last 20 years serving our country as an F/A 18 fighter pilot during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as well as an instructor at the United States Naval Academy. During her service, she obtained degrees from the Naval Academy and Johns Hopkins University. She currently resides in Georgetown with her husband and 3 kids. Click on her image to find out more about Amy.


Reggie Thomas


Reggie Thomas is the current State Senator for the 13th district. Before becoming a Senator, Reggie was a State Representative for the city of Lexington. After graduating from Bryan Station High School, Reggie attained degrees from Dartmouth and Harvard; some of the most prestigious universities in America. Reggie has 3 grown children and currently resides in Lexington. Click on his image to find out more about Reggie.


Geoff Young


Geoff Young grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts and moved to Kentucky in 1982. He went to MIT and graduated in 1977 with a degree in Economics. Geoff then obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering at UMass (Amherst). After completing his degree he returned to Kentucky in 1982. He took a leading role from 2009 to 2013 in forming the Kentucky Chapter of the Green Party. He ran as a Democrat in 2014 and 2016 for the U.S. House of Representatives. Click on his image to find out more about Geoff.