Kentucky Election 2012 en GOP Maintains Majority In State Senate <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky. --&nbsp; Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Robert Stivers has won re-election, putting him in line as a possible successor to David Williams as the Senate's next top leader.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Stivers, a Manchester Republican, easily defeated Democrat Ralph Hoskins in Tuesday's election in their eastern Kentucky district.</p><p>Stivers has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Williams as Senate president. Williams resigned from the Senate recently to become a circuit judge in southern Kentucky.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 05:57:30 +0000 Associated Press 23105 at GOP Maintains Majority In State Senate