Judge Sean Delahanty

Supporters of Judge Sean Delahanty

District Court Judge, Division 6


TARC executive director retiring; three other city officials departing

J. Barry Barker Four city officials are leaving, the mayor’s office announced late Wednesday. J. Barry Barker is retiring after almost 25 years as executive director of TARC, and Kim Allen, executive director of the Metro Criminal Justice Commission, is retiring after about 34 years in public service. The other two — Daro Mott, chief ...
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Five Things: Gilda Wabbit, The Opera-Singing Drag Queen From Kentucky

Maybe you remember seeing this photo that went viral in March 2017, featuring two women sitting next to each other on the New York City subway: one was a presumably Muslim woman with her entire face nearly covered, the other was a drag queen in a massive orange wig and short blue dress, looking at her ...
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Fatal Flaws: In Kentucky, Deregulation And Worker Safety Collide

In 2007, a small bell-making company in East Hampton, Connecticut was inspected by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a workplace injury. The company was cited for serious noise exposure, failure to provide protective eye equipment and other violations.  The company’s manager, Doug Dilla, didn’t take well to being inspected, according to ...
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Eastern Kentucky Democrat Rocky Adkins Launches Campaign For Governor

Longtime eastern Kentucky Democratic state representative Rocky Adkins has announced he’s running for governor after hinting he would do so for months. Hailing from rural Sandy Hook in Elliot County, Adkins is one of the last major Democratic figures in eastern Kentucky, a former stronghold for the party. He has chosen Steph Horne, a Louisville ...
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Hurstboune City Council Has Little Say In Topgolf Deal

As the proposal to build a Topgolf facility at Oxmoor Center moves closer to final approval, opponents who live nearby in the nearby fourth-class city of Hurstbourne are continuing to fight it. Hours after the Louisville Metro Council Planning and Zoning Committee voted to send the project on to the full Council for a vote, ...
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The Bail Project is trying to end cash bail in America one inmate at a time

Metro Department of Corrections | Photo by Boris Ladwig American taxpayers spend more than $14 billion annually incarcerating people who haven’t been convicted of any crime, according to The Bail Project, a nonprofit dedicated to decreasing the length of pre-trial detention for low-income individuals. The Bail Project, which expanded to Louisville in May, works ...
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Mitch McConnell Re-Elected Senate Majority Leader

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been elected to another term in that position. He won a new term by acclamation Wednesday. In a statement, McConnell thanked his colleagues for trusting him with the leadership position. “As Majority Leader, I set the Senate’s schedule and agenda. Therefore, I have and will continue to consistently choose ...
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Metropolitan Housing Coalition report focuses on involuntary displacement in parts of city

The 2018 State of Metropolitan Housing Report was released by the Metropolitan Housing Coalition (MHC) on Wednesday, with this year’s study focusing on parts of the city where residents are at risk of being involuntarily displaced from their current home — either by means of eviction, foreclosure or changing neighborhood trends brought about by ...
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teachers for sean delahanty
Better Schools Kentucky endorsed Sean Delahanty for District Court Judge. BSK represents JCTA.

It is an honor to serve as your Division 6 District Court Judge and I ask for your continued support to retain this seat.  No campaign can succeed without volunteers like you, get involved and remember to vote November 6, 2018. – Sean Delahanty

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CFair the political committee of Louisville Fairness endorsed Judge Sean Delahanty for Louisville's District Court.
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Women's Political Caucus endorsed Sean Delahanty for District Court Judge

Years of Experience Sean Delahanty

BA University of Louisville

BA Political Science - University of Louisville


Practiced Law

Self employed General Practitioner for 18 years


Elected Jefferson District Court Judge Division Six



Graduated Law School

Graduated Law School - Brandeis School of Law - University of Louisville


Represented I.U.E Local 761



Chief District Court Judge

Chief District Court Judge 2008-2011

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UAW CAP endorsed Judge Sean Delahanty for District Court Judge