Lexington mayor Jim Gray announces Congressional run
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) - Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced he's running for the 6th Congressional District in next year's Democratic primary Tuesday.
Retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel Amy McGrath, State Sen. Reggie Thomas, and Geoff Young have all said they are running in the primary. They're looking to challenge 3rd-term Republican Congressman Andy Barr.
With Gray's decision to run for Congress, it leaves the 2018 Lexington mayor's race wide-open.