Candidates for Frankfort City Commissioner

** Indicates Incumbent Candidate; N/A indicates information was unavailable to researcher; provide corrections or

updates to Together Frankfort, e-mail: togetherfrankfort2017@gmail.com.


The top 4 vote-getters  in the November election will be elected to the city commission. Candidates run citywide. Each voter may select up to 4 candidates on both the general election ballots. Voters can also select only one, two, or three candidates for City Commission.



Martin Scott "Buddy" Bennett

1213 Meadow Lane

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone: (502) 223-2327

E-mail: N/A

Campaign Facebook Page

Website: N/A

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview (General Election): Bennett


News Articles: Buddy Bennett

Jan 12, 2016: Elkhorn Middle School Coach

Feb. 8, 2018: Frankfort Needs New Direction

Apr. 20, 2018: Downtown Redevelopment

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission


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Lynn Bowers**

962 Collins Lane

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone:  (502) 682-9342
E-mail: None available
Facebook Page: None available
Facebook Messenger: None available
Website (City Government)

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview (General Election): Bowers

News Articles: Lynn Bowers

Jan. 2015: New Leaders Sworn In

Nov. 9, 2016: Incumbents Secure City Commission

Feb. 2018: Bowers Seeks 8th Term on Commission

Apr. 20, 2018: Downtown Redevelopment

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

May 10, 2018: Candidates Discuss White Privilege

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission


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John R. Sower

112 Wilkinson Street

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone:  (502)330-2964
E-mail:  JSower4739@aol.com
Candidate Facebook Page
Facebook Messenger: @JohnSowerforCityCommissioner

Candidate Website

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview (General Election): Sower

News Articles: John Sower

Jan. 30, 2018: Sower Files for Commissioner

Apr. 20, 2018: Downtown Redevelopment

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

May 10, 2018: Candidates Discuss White Privilege

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission

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Scott Tippett**

108 West Fourth Street

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone:  (502) 229-7489
E-mail:  scott@scotttippett.com

Candidate Facebook Page
Facebook Messenger: @Tippett4Frankfort
Campaign Website

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview: Tippett


News Articles: Scott Tippett

Apr. 2017: Code Enforcement is Key

Apr. 20, 2018: Downtown Redevelopment 

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

May 10, 2018: Candidates Discuss White Privilege

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission


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Katrisha Waldridge

112 Deepwood Drive

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone: (502) 219-7449
E-mail: katrishaforfrankfort@gmail.com
Candidate Facebook Page
Facebook Messenger: 
@KatrishaforCommissioner
Website

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview (General Election): Waldridge

News Articles: Katrisha Waldridge

Feb. 19, 2018: Waldridge Seeks City Office

Apr. 2018: Downtown Redevelopment

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

May 20, 2018: Candidates Discuss White Privilege

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission


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Eric E. Whisman

417 Lewis Street

Frankfort KY 40601

Phone:  (502)320-9735
E-mail: ericewhisman@gmail.com
Campaign Facebook Page
Facebook Messenger: @eric.whisman
Campaign Website: www.ericwhisman.com

Frankfort Cable 10 Interview: Whisman

News Articles: Eric Whisman

Jan 10, 2018: Brings New Perspective

Apr. 20, 2018: Downtown Redevelopment

Apr. 27, 2018: Attract Young Families

May 10, 2018: Candidates Discuss White Privilege

Oct. 12, 2018: FOCUS: Get to Know the Candidates for City Commission


John R. Sower

Photo courtesy Frankfort State Journal,

Jan. 2018.

Buddy Bennett

Photo courtesy State Journal, candidate filing article, Phillip Case, Feb. 8, 2018.

Lynn Bowers

Photo from city of Frankfort city government website..

Eric Whisman 

Photo - Candidate website.

Scott Tippett

Photo  - Frankfort city government website.

Katrisha Waldridge

Photo  - Candidate Facebook Page.

​Civic Engagement - Franklin County KY

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