History made in Attorney General Race

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Daniel Cameron

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A history making result came out of the Attorney General’s race.

Republican newcomer Daniel Cameron is the first African America elected to state office on his own ticket.

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The distinction is that current Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton was the first African American elected to a state office but on a slate with Matt Bevin.

Cameron is a former U-of-L football player who went on to become a law clerk and general counsel to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

At President Trump’s rally Monday night in Rupp Arena, Donald Trump made it a point to bring Cameron to the stage, calling him a rising star in the republican party.