LOCAL PRIMARY RESULTS FROM TUESDAY; COMMENTS FROM THE CANDIDATES PDF Print
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 20:13

 

Barren and Metcalfe Counties will have a new Commonwealth’s Attorney.  In the democratic primary yesterday  newcomer John Gardner defeated 12 year incumbent Karen Davis.   Gardner got 2400 votes to Davis’ 1195 votes.  During WCLU’’s live coverage last night  Karen Davis was gracious in her defeat

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During our broadcast Gardner said he is excited to pull off the victory.

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There were no republicans running for Commonwealth’s Attorney.

In the 9th Senatorial Race, Republican David Givens has won reelection handily over challenger Don Butler.  In the 6 county district that includes Barren, Metcalfe, Green, Allen, Simpson and Edmonson Counties  Givens won by about a 4 to 1 margin.  David Givens acknowledged to WCLU local news that it had been a rough campaign.

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Butler did carry his home county of Metcalfe by about 100 votes.

Former State Representative Dottie Sims won the Democratic Primary in voting in Edmonson and Hart Counties  with 70% of the vote

16 percent of Barren County voters went to the polls yesterday, while 18% went from Metcalfe County 9% from Hart County and 12% statewide.

 

 

 

 

 

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