Category Archives: Chris Thieneman

Thieneman ad attacks Heiner

Hoping to close the 17-point gap in the recent mayoral poll, the latest television advertisement from Republican candidate Chris Thieneman goes after Metro Councilman Hal Heiner, R-19, over job attraction. Check it out: [youtube][/youtube] With the May 18 primary approaching, Thieneman is expected to turn up the heat in the GOP mayoral primary. For the […]

Thieneman launches first TV ad

Later this week, Republican mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman will unveil his economic development plan, but the Louisville developer has just launched his first television advertisement that began airing this week. Check it out: [youtube][/youtube] Entitled “Fix It,” the succinct 30-second commercial has the political activist promising that he’ll lower taxes, stop insider deals and bring […]

Thieneman talks transparency in new ad

The fallout from the Kentucky Auditor Crit Luallen’s examination of Metro government continues to spill into the 2010 mayoral campaign. Citing his activism over the city’s controversial $950,000 loan agreement with The Cordish Cos., which the state auditor criticized, Republican mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman has put out a new campaign advertisement trumpeting the virtues of […]

The C-J mayoral poll (updated)

Everyone’s anticipating the results from a SurveyUSA mayoral poll that will appear in Sunday’s Courier-Journal. With less than 10 weeks until the May primary, the local media can only use fundraising totals, campaign advertisements and endorsements to measure the horse race thus far, but the poll will certainly shake things up from what we’re hearing. […]

Elephants in the room

Earlier today the Republican mayoral candidates — Metro Councilman Hal Heiner, R-19, developer Chris Thieneman and small-business owner Jonathan Robertson — got together in downtown Louisville to discuss the issues during the monthly Louisville Forum. It should be noted that Louisville hasn’t had a Republican mayor in four decades, and since merger, the Democrats have […]

Thieneman campaign releases TV ad

Keeping with his reputation as a tough campaigner, Republican mayoral candidate Chris Thieneman released a television spot that he intends to run as the mayoral race heats up. The 30-second commercial criticizes different disputes and development deals made by outgoing Mayor Jerry Abramson, and focuses heavily on transparency in Metro government. [youtube][/youtube] The spot also […]