First televised Democratic debate takes place

The Democratic gubernatorial candidates met in their first televised debate on April 16, 2007.

Seven candidates are vying for the nomination in the May primary. The candidates have already battled it out in other debates and forums.

The Democratic candidates are former Lieutenant Governors Steve Beshear and Steve Henry, Attorney Gatewood Galbraith, Demolition Contractor Otis Hensley, businessman Bruce Lunsford, State Treasurer Jonathan Miller and House Speaker Jody Richards of Bowling Green, Ky.

The primary election is five weeks away.