Rocky Adkins files to run for governor in Kentucky (via AP NEWS)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Making a direct appeal to blue-collar workers, longtime legislator Rocky Adkins portrayed himself Thursday as the Democrat best able to win back support in rural Kentucky as the former college basketball player officially filed to run for governor this year. Despite spending more than three decades in the Kentucky legislature, Adkins acknowledged that he’s viewed by some as an underdog candidate. The May Democratic primary includes two other candidates who have won statewide races.

Source: AP NEWS