- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Four candidates have filed for seats in the state legislature that are not affiliated with either of the two major political parties.

The filing deadline for Republican and Democratic candidates was in January. Anyone running for as an independent or third party candidate had to file by April 1. The election is Nov. 8.

Leah King filed as an independent for the Senate seat in Boone County held by Republican John Schickel. Adam N. Duke filed as an independent for the Senate seat in Kenton County held by Republican Chris McDaniel. David Watson filed as a Libertarian for the House seat in Lyon, Marshall and McCracken counties held by Democrat Will Coursey. And Randy Gip Graham filed as an independent for the House district in Boyle and Casey counties held by Republican Daniel Elliott.

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