Rep. Patti Minter seeks reelection for her third term


Patti Minter walks into Preservation Tasting Room and Bottle Shop to announce her victory in the 2018 midterms.

Michael Crimmins, News reporter

Editor’s Note: The original version of this story stated that Minter was running for her fourth term, which is incorrect. The story has been updated with the correct information. The Herald regrets the error.

WKU Professor and State Representative Patti Minter announced she is running for reelection.

Minter has been in the Kentucky General Assembly since her election as representative of district 20 in November 2018.

“I am excited to announce that I am running for reelection for a third term as your [Bowling Green] state representative in House district 20,” Minter said. “I believe the people have the power and I am ready to stand up with the people of Bowling Green as I’ve been doing for the past three and a half years.”

She cares about a wide range of issues affecting this district including Healthcare, civil rights and transparency in student loans.

Everyone in Bowling Green deserves a seat at the table, and I am ready to go back and do that again.”

— Patti Minter

To help ease the burden of healthcare and prescription drug costs she sponsored HB 95 last session, which she mentioned passed unanimously, which lowered the price of life-saving Insulin to many in this district.

As far as civil rights, Minter seeks to ensure fair protection for all people in her district.

“I want to make sure we continue to work on civil rights for all people regardless of who they are or who they love,” Minter said. 

Earlier this year, Minter sponsored a bill to increase transparency in student loans and their lending practices.

“It all points to one thing, I’m ready to stand up and show up for people for healthcare, for better education, for paying people what they deserve to be paid and making sure that everybody has a seat at the table,” Minter said. “Everyone in Bowling Green deserves a seat at the table, and I am ready to go back and do that again.”

News reporter Michael Crimmins can be reached at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @michael_crimm