Election Results

Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton loses re-election; GOP holds its open Senate seats

11/06/2012 10:31 PM

Republicans picked added a seat to their majority by knocking off Democratic Sen. Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville, who has been in the Senate since 1993. Whitney Westerfield, a Hopkinsville lawyer and former assistant commonwealth’s attorney, narrowly defeated Pendleton in all three of the counties that make up the 3rd District — including by 26 votes in their shared home county of Christian County, according to preliminary results. Vote totals across Christian, Logan and Todd counties showed Westerfield winning by fewer than... Read more 

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