WATCH LIVE: McConnell, Grimes taking part in Ky. Farm Bureau forum
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - A senatorial showdown is happening in Louisville this afternoon.
Secretary of State Alison Grimes and U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell will take part in a "Measure the Candidates" forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau today at its headquarters on Bunsen Drive, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The forum is not a debate and is not open to the public, but is being streamed live right here in the video player at the top of this page.
Mark Haney, KFB's president, will moderate the forum. He and five other members of the KFB Board of Directors will ask the candidates questions on a number of topics, including specific KFB policies, agriculture and rural life. Grimes and McConnell will have three minutes to respond to each question.
At the conclusion of the forum, the, candidates will have the opportunity to take part in a brief news conference with the media.
Several organizations, including WDRB, have offered to host a debate; however both parties have yet to agree on the terms.