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Analysis: Why the 49th Dist. House special election is not a bellwether

02/20/2018 03:28 PM

As voters in the 49th Dist. special election in Bullitt County make their way to the polls on Tuesday, many will look at the outcome as a sign of things to come in Kentucky politics, but the race likely will not be a sign of a Democratic resurgence — even if Linda Belcher wins back the seat. Belcher, a former educator who held the seat prior to being defeated in 2016, faces Republican candidate Rebecca Johnson, the widow of former Rep.... Read more 


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