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Belcher wins 49th Dist. House special election

02/20/2018 07:54 PM

Democratic House candidate Linda Belcher, D-Shepherdsville, will return to Frankfort for the remainder of 2018 as the winner of Tuesday’s special election against Rebecca Johnson, the widow of the late incumbent. Belcher replaces the late Dan Johnson, R-Mt. Washington, who killed himself with a .40 cal handgun on a bridge in Bullitt County in December, following reports that he molested a 17 year old girl. With approximately 15 percent of registered voters turning out to vote, Belcher defeated Johnson with 3,386... Read more 

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