UPDATE: GOP race for governor too close to call

GOP Election
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Republican primary for governor is too close to call.

Candidates Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will T. Scott waged a furious campaign in an unusually crowded field for a Republican primary in a state that has long been dominated by Democrats.

Heiner conceded on Tuesday night, congratulating Bevin, and Scott lagged far behind the other three.

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But Comer and Bevin were locked in a virtual tie with nearly all precincts reporting.

The campaign was overshadowed by allegations from a former girlfriend that Comer had emotionally and physically abused her while the two dated in college more than two decades ago.