Robert LeVertis Bell interview + legislature Sine Die

Robert Kahne Jazmin Smith
Robert Kahne / Jazmin Smith

This week we spoke to Robert LeVertis Bell, a candidate for the Democratic nomination in House District 43. He’s a Democratic Socialist who has a long history of social activism in Louisville. We talked to him about why he’s running, his role as a “movement candidate,” and the role he would play in Frankfort.

The legislature is finally done for the year, and Robert and Jazmin spoke about the last two days after the veto session, and the inevitable barrage of lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the new laws.


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Robert Kahne

Robert is a graduate of UK's Martin School for Public Policy. He works as a data scientist in Louisville, where he lives w/ wife Kelsey and their daughter. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)

Jazmin Smith

Jazmin holds a J.D. from the UK College of Law and is now a public defender in Louisville. She is also a member of the Louisville Bar Association. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)