Category Archives: Hal Heiner

Heiner leads in latest poll

In a surprise turn, the latest SurveyUSA poll reports that Republican Hal Heiner leads Democrat Greg Fischer by seven points in the race for Louisville mayor — a 13 point swing from the last poll, conducted in late September. With less than a week until Election Day, the poll is also the first time either […]

State Police take over mayoral endorsement investigation

With the general election a week away, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s office has turned over the investigation of two Louisville mayoral endorsements to state police. In a letter sent to the chairmen of the Democratic and Republican parties, the attorney general’s office said the inquiry was being referred to the commonwealth’s law enforcement agency […]

3 Dems and a Heiner

Flexing bipartisanship, Republican mayoral candidate Hal Heiner has unveiled his latest ad, which features former Democratic mayoral candidates Shannon White, Tyler Allen and Lisa Moxley, who endorsed the Metro Councilman in the general election. Check it out: The one-minute ad will air on local and cable television, and paints Heiner as the change candidate while […]

Fischer calls Heiner ad “deceitful”

With almost a week until Election Day, Democrat Greg Fischer has released a new commercial slamming Republican Hal Heiner’s recent advertisement, calling it “deceitful” for alleging that former independent mayoral candidate Jackie Green was given something in return for his endorsement. From The ‘Ville Voice: The 30-second ad claims Fischer has been exonerated from any […]

Council president says Allen endorsed Heiner for ‘significant input’

Calling Republican Hal Heiner a “hypocrite” for his recent ad, Metro Council President Tom Owen, D-8, says that former mayoral candidate Tyler Allen was promised significant input in a potential Heiner administration in exchange for his endorsement of the GOP nominee. In a press release sent out by Democrat Greg Fischer’s campaign, Owen said he […]

Heiner slams Fischer over Green endorsement in new ad

Launching the first attack ad in the race for mayor of Louisville, Republican Hal Heiner renewed his call for Democrat Greg Fischer to release the documents that were drafted with former mayoral candidate Jackie Green, an independent who withdrew after being promised “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office. From the Heiner campaign: In an […]

Heiner calls on Fischer to release documents on Green endorsement

Accusing his opponent of trading a Metro government department for a political endorsement, Republican Hal Heiner has called on Democrat Greg Fischer to release all documents that were drafted with former mayoral candidate Jackie Green, an independent who withdrew after being promised “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office. Last Friday, Green stunned political observers […]

Green drops out, endorses Fischer

After being called a potential spoiler, independent Jackie Green has withdrawn from the race for mayor of Louisville to endorse Democrat Greg Fischer, who has promised that the bicycle advocate will have “significant input” in selecting a cabinet-level office in his administration. “Jackie represents an important and growing voice in our community. I appreciate his […]

Heiner slaps Fischer over JCPS in latest ad

In a new advertisement, Republican Hal Heiner calls out Democrat Greg Fischer for following his lead in criticizing the Jefferson County Public School student assignment plan. In September, the GOP nominee for mayor released a commercial saying it is time to end the “failed student assignment plan”, which Fischer called inappropriate at the time. From […]

Local Democrats attack Heiner on bridges project

The Jefferson County Democratic Party has released an advertisement via YouTube against Republican mayoral candidate Hal Heiner, which alleges he has a financial stake in pushing for the construction of the East End bridge. The 39-second attack ad says Heiner, who represents the 19th District on the Metro Council, owns a business park in southern […]