James P. Gray II (born 1953) is the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky (Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government). Gray served as the city's vice-mayor from 2006 to 2010 before being elected mayor in November 2010. Gray won re-election to another four-year term on November 4, 2014. In 2016, he ran for the United States
Senate seat held by U.S. Senator Rand Paul . Gray won the May 17 Democratic primary with nearly 60% of the vote but lost the November 8 general election to Paul.