Join the Kentucky Democratic Party for a gala in support of the Democratic slate for 2019!

The Kentucky Democratic Party’s Wendell Ford Governor’s Gala will be Saturday, September 7 in the Grand Ballroom of the Henry Clay Theatre, located at 604 S 3rd St in Louisville.

The dinner begins at 6:30 pm. There is a ticketed VIP reception beginning at 5:30 pm in the South Room (across the hall from the ballroom), and a cocktail hour for all guests in the atrium – also beginning at 5:30 pm.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for individuals, candidates, elected officials, and PAC’s. Please click here for more information.

To contribute by mail, please reserve your seats by emailing us at, and send a check made payable to the Kentucky Democratic Party to:
PO Box 694
Frankfort, KY 40602

Please put “Governors Gala” in the memo line.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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United Food and Commercial Workers Local 227

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United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)

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Commonwealth Alliances

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United Auto Workers (UAW)

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

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