Crowd gathers to hear candidates at Fancy Farm - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Crowd gathers to hear candidates at Fancy Farm

Annual Fancy Farm picnic Annual Fancy Farm picnic
FANCY FARM, KY (WFIE) -

The two candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race appear before fans and foes at Fancy Farm.

The 134th annual picnic marks the official start of Kentucky's campaign season.

As many as 20,000 people attended this year's event.

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes and Republican Mitch McConnell are locked in a tight race for the Senate.

But they weren't the only ones making news at Fancy Farm.  

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced that he will run for governor in 2015.

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