FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Former Attorney General Greg Stumbo says he'll challenge to become the Kentucky House speaker when the General Assembly returns in January.
Stumbo says he's sending out letters and a questionnaire to fellow House lawmakers this week on it. The Prestonsburg Democrat says he believes a "majority of members" both Republicans and Democrats feel like they need a change from current House Speaker Jody Richards, a Bowling Green Democrat.
Richards did not return a call to his office seeking comment.
Stumbo is a former House majority floor leader who returned to his House seat earlier this year.
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