Lundergan Grimes expects support from prominent KY Dems.
(LEXINGTON, KY) - Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes today announced her candidacy to become Kentucky’s next Secretary of State. In her announcement Gimes said “It is the time for a new generation, proud of our heritage, and dedicated to the faith of our ancestors, to take the reins” of the Secretary of State’s Office.
Among her plans as Secretary of State Alison intends to advocate for four key points including: be an ambassador to Kentucky’s business community, increase civic education in Kentucky schools, work with Kentucky’s County Clerks to ensure that every vote is protected and counted, and provide protection to domestic violence victims on by concealing their residency on voter rolls.
Grimes enters the race with the support of many key Kentucky Democratic Party leaders.
Her parents are prominent Kentucky Democratic Party leaders. Her father Jerry Lundergan is a former Kentucky Democratic Party State Chairman. He has also been the Kentucky point person for former President Bill Clinton and now Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Her mother Charlotte is the DNC National Committeewoman for the Kentucky Democratic Party.
Alison is married to Andrew Grimes and they reside in Lexington.