Democratic Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says she will run for statewide office this year.
The former Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate said she has been encouraged to run for governor, attorney general and to seek re-election as Secretary of State. Grimes said she has not decided what she will do yet but that she will file for office before the Jan. 27 deadline.
On Monday, Grimes attended the Alpha Phi Alpha Unity Breakfast in
with former state Sen. Georgia Davis Powers. With a campaign photographer in
tow, Grimes worked the room of about 1,500 people before leading the Martin
Luther King Jr. Holiday Freedom March. Lexington
Grimes lost a closely watched U.S. Senate race in November to Mitch McConnell, who now leads the new Republican Senate majority.