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2022 Kentucky Senate Election

News coverage of the Kentucky Senate election. See the race between Rand Paul, polling at 55%, and Charles Booker, polling at 39%. Rand Paul has been the Senator from Kentucky since 2010. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Kentucky election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top Kentucky Candidates

Republican Candidate
Rand Paul Polls: 55% Sample: 625Percentage of News: 91%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 36%
Right: 50%
50% of the news @DrRandPaul interacts with on Twitter Leans Right
Democrat Candidate
Charles Booker Polls: 39% Sample: 625Percentage of News: 9%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 78%
78% of the news @Booker4KY interacts with on Twitter Leans Left

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Rand Paul
Charles Booker

Latest 2022 Kentucky Senate Election News

US & Canada · Washington

Rand Paul and Blinken spar over Putin invading countries that ‘were part of Russia’

88% Left coverage: 17 sources
Sen. Rand Paul got flak for his comments on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Paul pointed out that Russia's attacks, in the recent past, have been on countries that were once part of the Soviet Union. His comments came during a congressional hearing with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Senate advances $40 billion Ukraine aid package

67% Right coverage: 12 sources
The Senate overwhelmingly voted to move toward passage of $40 billion in aid to Ukraine. The package of military and humanitarian assistance has been held up by Senator Rand Paul. Paul is among a group of Republicans who have begun pushing back against further assistance. The bill includes $19.7 billion for the Defense Department, more than $3 billion above the level asked.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Sen. Rand Paul wants to investigate origins of COVID-19

54% Center coverage: 13 sources
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul promised Saturday to wage a vigorous review into the origins of the coronavirus if Republicans retake the Senate and he lands a committee chairmanship.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Rand Paul: 'We Can't Endlessly Supply' Ukraine with Weapons

100% Right coverage: 4 sources
During an interview with Mobile, AL radio FM Talk 106.5, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) likened the expenditures for Ukraine to any other government expenditures, which he said all contribute to government debt.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Dr Fauci accuses Rand Paul of ‘absurd exaggeration’ over claims about booster shots

75% Right coverage: 8 sources
Dr Anthony Fauci pushed back against “absurd” claims from Senator Rand Paul in a Thursday hearing about Covid, as the Kentucky Republican tried to argue there wasn’t enough proof for government recommendations that children should get coronavirus booster shots.See the Story
Charles Booker · Kentucky

Kentucky Democrat wears noose in new ad attacking Rand Paul

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Kentucky Democrat Charles Booker appears on camera with a noose around his neck to condemn Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul for blocking anti-lynching legislation. The new online ad comes with a warning about its content. Paul co-sponsored a new version of the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act that cleared Congress this year and was signed into law by President Joe Biden.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

'Why Don't You Let Us Know?' Sen. Paul Presses Fauci on Royalty Payments

80% Right coverage: 5 sources
The Senate Health Committee held a hearing regarding the ongoing federal response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Doctor Anthony Fauci appeared before the panel virtually Thursday, shortly after he tested positive for the virus himself. This didn't stop the 81-year-old from sharing a heated exchange with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

The 11 Senate Republicans who opposed advancing aid for Ukraine

50% Left coverage: 4 sources
Eleven GOP senators on Monday voted against advancing a nearly $40 billion aid package for Ukraine despite significant bipartisan support. The Republican senators opposed to the plan were Marsha Bl…See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Rand Paul wants lie detector test to find who leaked memo on overturning Roe v Wade

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
Right has accused leaker of inciting violence See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

US aid to Ukraine borrowed from China: Rand Paul

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
Rampant inflation is a major concern Paul said he has with the billSee the Story
Rand Paul

Kentucky Small Business Community Endorses Senator Rand Paul for Re-Election

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
NFIB announced the endorsement today at a campaign event held at NFIB member small business Hitching Post Inn in Louisville. Senator Paul has worked on pro-small business legislation, delivered historic tax cuts, and has been a long-time defender against burdensome regulations. The endorsement is issued from NFIB FedPAC, NFIB's political action committee.See the Story
Rand Paul · Franklin

Senator Rand Paul speaks in Franklin

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul discussed crime, the economy and government spending during a June 21 stop in Franklin.See the Story
Rand Paul · Kentucky

He Says He Can Beat Rand Paul. Why Are Dems Ignoring Him?

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
“By turning a blind eye to the state of Kentucky, they are just giving up,” said Denise Gray, former deputy political director for Amy McGrath’s campaign.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Kentucky Senate Election?

2022 Kentucky Senate Election often is covered by Right Media sources.
Right: 51%

2022 Election Candidates