On May 17, Kentucky will hold its primary election. Democrats will have the chance to vote for their presidential nominee as well as several seats in congress. Although Republicans already chose their presidential primary candidate in the state caucus, the party will still vote to fill several congressional seats.
The year was 1987, and I was in the 11th grade. I had recently transferred from a small Christian school and was not yet accustomed to the ways of my public school peers. But I was fairly certain none of them would be wearing a homemade, black wedding gown to the springtime formal event.