Election Results

In victory speech, Barr calls for unity; Ernie Fletcher passes the torch to Barr in 6th Dist.

11/06/2012 10:45 PM

After sweeping 17 of 19 counties, Republican Congressman-elect Andy Barr said he is eager to “reach common ground with our opponents” and praised four term incumbent Ben Chandler and his supporters. Barr defeated Chandler by more than 11,000 votes — roughly the total number of votes by which Rand Paul won the 19 counties of the 6th Congressional District during the 2010 U.S. Senate race. The new district was supposed to make Chandler tougher to beat by removing Republican-leaning counties... Read more 


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