In this interview, Donald Doyel discusses his interests in politics and his experiences as a Democrat in a predominantly Republican county. There is no retirement system for County Judge Executive position so he was unsure of his plans to run again. Doyel concludes that unemployment, poor roads, inadequate landfill access, and a lack of a hospital were the major challenges he faced while in office.
Smith's Grove, KY
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