Kentucky is holding elections, including for state treasurer, on May 16, 2023. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Below is a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out the survey as of April 9. To read each candidate’s full responses, click their name at the bottom of the article.
Mark Metcalf (R) is running for Kentucky State Treasurer and the primary election is on May 16. Here’s how Metcalf responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“I am running for Kentucky State Treasurer to protect Kentucky’s revenues and pension funds from being stolen by woke corporations. I am funning for Kentucky State Treasurer return over $800 million to the rightful owners. I am running for Kentucky State Treasurer fix the pension problem and assure every County in Kentucky has up to date computer software and hardware to service their systems.”
Click here to read the rest of Metcalf’s answers.
OJ Oleka (R) is running for Kentucky State Treasurer and the primary election is on May 16. Here’s how Oleka responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“Budget Transparency, Financial Literacy, Less Government Spending, Tax Reform, Pension Reform, Pushing Back Against ESG, Preventing Wasteful Spending, Pro-Life, Pro-Second Amendment.”
Click here to read the rest of Oleka’s answers.
If you’re a Kentucky candidate or incumbent, click here to take the survey. The survey contains over 30 questions, and you can choose the ones you feel will best represent your views to voters. If you complete the survey, a box with your answers will display on your Ballotpedia profile. Your responses will also populate the information that appears in our mobile app, My Vote Ballotpedia.