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Former Kentucky Gubernatorial Candidate Gatewood Galbraith Died Today

From the Louisville Courier-Journal:

Gatewood Galbraith, a perennial candidate for public office who advocated the legalization of marijuana and was one of the most colorful characters on Kentucky’s political landscape for three decades, died at his home in Lexington, the Fayette County coroner’s office said Wednesday. He was 64.

The cause of death was listed as complications from chronic emphysema.

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Kentucky Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Gatewood Galbraith Invited to Forum with Major Party Opponents

Ballot Access News:

Kentucky holds its gubernatorial election on November 8, 2011. So far, it appears there are no minor party candidates running in this race. However, one independent candidate, Gatewood Galbraith, is running and is already collecting signatures. Galbraith has been invited to a Kentucky Press Association forum for the gubernatorial candidates, to be held on January 21.… Read more ...

Gatewood Galbraith Officially In Kentucky Governor’s Race

Gatewood Galbraith has officially thrown his hat in the ring for Kentucky Governor. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports:

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Perennial candidate Gatewood Galbraith officially kicked off his fifth run for governor Wednesday, saying that this race will be different from past campaigns when he finished near the bottom of the pack.

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Galbraith to run for Kentucky governor as independent

On July 4, Gatewood Galbraith filed paperwork to begin raising money in his fifth run for governor of Kentucky. Galbraith, a lawyer who has focused primarily on marijuana legalization, ran as a Democrat in 1991, 1995, and 2007, and as the Reform Party nominee in 1999, when he won 15 percent of the vote in a four-way race.… Read more ...