UPDATE: Democrat Reggie Thomas Wins 13th District Special Election

UPDATE: Democrat Reggie Thomas Wins 13th District Special Election

Democrat Reggie Thomas has won the special election for State Senate seat in Lexington's 13th district. Unofficial results released Tuesday night show Thomas won the race with about 54% of the vote.
Democrat Reggie Thomas has won the special election for the State Senate seat in Lexington's 13th district.

Unofficial results released Tuesday night show Thomas won the race with about 54% of the vote.

Thomas will replace Democrat Kathy Stein, who resigned to become a judge.

The results show 7,510 voters cast ballots in the special election.

There were three other candidates vying for the seat.

Former Democrat-turned-Independent Richard Moloney took about 35% of the vote.

And former Democrat-turned-Republican Michael Johnson came in with about 11% of the vote.

A write-in candidate, Michael Graetz, received two votes.

The 13th State Senate District is more than 2:1 Democratic.

Thomas is a Lexington attorney and a Professor at Kentucky State University.

The results are expected to be certified December 17th by the State Board of Elections.


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