Kentucky Independent Candidate for Governor

By Richard Winger Kentucky and Mississippi are the only two states that elect Governors this year. According to this story, an independent candidate will try to collect the 5,000 signatures needed to get on the ballot for Governor of Kentucky. The signatures are due August 11.
The candidate’s name was Terrill Newman, but on March 31 he legally changed his name to Gatewood Galbraith. The original Gatewood Galbraith died in 2012, but he had quite a following when he ran for Governor outside the two major parties in recent past Kentucky elections. In 2011 he polled 74,860 votes (9.0%) as …read more