Bunch victor in 82nd House District
For incumbent State Representative Regina Petrey Bunch, the votes came in bunches Tuesday night.
Voter turnout higher than expected
The election day ran fairly smooth in Whitley, with the exception of several precincts losing power briefly and a few complaints regarding signs being too close to polling places.
Kenneth S. Stepp to face Hal Rogers in fall
Two Democrats, Kenneth S. Stepp, of Clay County, and Micheal Ackerman, of Rowan County, running for the Fifth Congressional District ran a heads-together race in the 30-county district.
Bunch bests opponent in state representative race
According to unofficial election results from Laurel and Whitley counties, incumbent State Rep. Regina Petrey Bunch (R-82nd District) appears to have taken more votes than challenger James Larry Goins in Tuesday's primary election.
Bunch took a total of 3,664 votes between the two counties while Goins had 1,078.
Primary Election Update
As election day gets underway, clerks and elections boards are busy counting absentee ballots and gearing up for the final results that will pour in after the polls close at 6 p.m. this evening.
State Rep. Candidate Larry Goins speaks to UNITE
A candidate for State Representative in the 82nd District told Whitley County UNITE Coalition members Monday he would like to see tougher laws for those using and selling drugs. In addition, Larry Goins, of Williamsburg, said current prosecution and rehabilitation methods need to be looked at as well.
Three seek county attorney seat in Whitley
Incumbent Don Moses, former county attorney Bob Hammons and newcomer Graham Trimble have all cast their names into the ballot box in the hopes of winning on May 22.
Stepp or Ackerman to face Hal Rogers
Either Democrat Kenneth S. Stepp or Michael Ackerman will face Republican Harold “Hal” Rogers in the November general election in the Fifth Congressional District.
County Clerk election race heats up
As the local election campaigns draw to a close, county clerk candidates are spending the final days gearing up for Tuesday and knocking on those last few doors.
Cameron to challenge Rader in 89th House District
The 89th District primary election for the State House of Representatives will see either Republican incumbent Marie L. Rader, or hopeful, Carlos Cameron go to the House next year.
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