Louisville news: Who needs votes when you have Facebook fans? edition [News roundup]

Print
  • "A  new SurveyUSA poll conducted for The Courier-Journal of Louisville and WHAS-TV in Louisville shows Democrats Jack Conway and Daniel Mongiardo in a statistical tie in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate primary. Meanwhile, Republican Rand Paul continues to hold a double-digit lead over his main opponent, Secretary of State Trey Grayson." [Bluegrass Politics]
  • Jim King sets a new standard for transparency. [Louisville.com]
  • The Louisville Free Public Library system is ready to show off the results of almost $12 million in work at the Main Library (301 York St.) with a grand re-opening for the public from 1-4 p.m. Saturday [Courier-Journal]
  • Good news for Tyler Allen: he's winning the mayoral race on Facebook. Bad news for Tyler Allen: Facebook "likes" don't count as votes in elections. Expect that to change by 2014 though. [Twitter]
Photo: Courtesy Tyler Allen for Mayor
About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
More articles from Zach Everson