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Rebecca Johnson drops out of GOP primary

03/12/2018 02:49 PM

Former House special election candidate Rebecca Johnson, R-Mt. Washington, has withdrawn her candidacy from the May 22 GOP primary election. Johnson, the widow of Dan Johnson, who killed himself in December of 2017, lost the special election for the 49th District House seat in February to Democratic Rep. Linda Belcher, D-Shepherdsville. With approximately 15 percent of registered voters turning out to vote in the special election, Belcher defeated Johnson with 3,386 votes to Johnson’s 1,561. Johnson’s campaign initially claimed voter... Read more 

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