Category Archives: U.S. House Campaign 2010

Lally releases final ad

With the general election four days away, Republican congressional candidate Todd Lally launched his fifth and final television ad in his bid against Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth.  The 30-second commercial, titled “Stand Up”, is much of the same from the UPS pilot, who has attempted to tie Yarmuth’s voting record to Speaker of the House […]

Lally unveils ‘fighting’ ad

In the race for Congress, Republican Todd Lally has launched his first TV ad of the general election that will begin airing today. The 30-second advertisement highlights the political newcomers biography as a Louisville native and combat veteran in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat. “John Yarmuth has supported policies that […]

Yarmuth and Lally in tight race

The latest SurveyUSA poll shows Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth with only a 2-point lead over Republican challenger Todd Lally, which is within the 4.3 percent margin of error. From WHAS-11: If the election was today in Kentucky’s Third Congressional District, the WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll says it would be a photo finish.  Two term incumbent Democrat John Yarmuth […]

Boehner attends Lally fundraiser, Yarmuth responds

Earlier today, House Minority Leader John Boehner, OH-8, visited Louisville to help raise money for Republican Todd Lally, a lieutenant colonel in the Kentucky Air National Guard who is challenging Congressman John Yarmuth, a Democrat. From The Courier-Journal: Lally said about 250 people attended the event, which cost each person $250 to attend or $1,000 […]

Yarmuth touts lead in latest poll

With the general election almost three months away, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth’s campaign has released a recent survey that shows the two-term leading with 58 percent of the vote going into November. The poll was conducted by Cooper and Secrest Associates in late June and shows Yarmuth with a 26-point lead over Republican challenger Todd […]

Lally blocks LEO from Twitter

For whatever reason, Republican congressional candidate Todd Lally‘s campaign has blocked LEO Weekly from following him on Twitter. We’re not sure what message that is supposed to send or what social networking rules of etiquette this falls under, but it’s clear that the campaign account isn’t private and can be accessed by anyone by a […]

Lally outraises Yarmuth in 2Q

With the general election less than four months away, Republican Todd Lally surprised political observers last week when he outraised U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-3rd, in the second-quarter. According to financial reports submitted by both campaigns, Lally, a lieutenant colonel in the Kentucky Air National Guard, managed to raise $289,000 compared to Yarmuth’s $204,000 in […]

Yarmuth raises over $1 million for re-election

Less than four months until the general election, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-3rd, announced that he has raised more than $1 million for his 2010 re-election campaign. The Louisville representative has raised more than $200,000 since April, and has a hefty $600,000 in his coffers. “Thanks to the support of the Louisville community, I am […]

Libertarian enters congressional race

For the second time in two years, Louisville businessman Ed Martin is running as a Libertarian candidate for the 3rd District congressional seat. The small business owner joins Republican candidate Todd Lally, Independent Michael Hansen and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat, who is seeking his third term in office. In 2008, Martin’s candidacy was […]

Lally hopes Tea Party, DADT will help unseat Yarmuth

After easily beating three other Republican challengers in the GOP primary, UPS pilot Todd Lally is set to challenge U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district seat. And despite being in a race that was largely under the radar, the political newcomer enters the contest with a noted boost from the Tea Party […]