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Rep. Rick Nelson won't run for re-election, will seek position as Middlesboro mayor in 2018

09/26/2017 03:14 PM

Democratic Rep. Rick Nelson won’t be seeking a return trip to the House of Representatives in Frankfort next year; instead he is seeking a local office. The state Representative who first won election to the House in 2,001 will seek the position of Mayor in Middlesboro, Nelson told Pure Politics on Tuesday. With Nelson seeking local office, he puts House Democrats one step further away from making up ground lost in the 2016 election cycle, when the Republican Party took... Read more 

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