Special Election


Democrat Reggie Thomas has won election to the state Senate from Lexington's 13th District.

Fayette County Republicans have nominated Michael E. Johnson to run in the special election in the State Senate's 13th district .


Former Urban County Councilman Richard Moloney has officially filed to become an independent candidate for a vacated state Senate seat.


LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- Democrat James Kay won a three-way special election Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the Kentucky House, spoiling a bid by Republicans to pick up a seat in their quest to win control of a chamber long dominated by Democrats.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Republicans hope to narrow their deficit in the state House while Democrats aim to keep a seat they've held for years as voters in a central Kentucky district prepare to elect a new state representative.

The three candidates in the 56th District are spending their last full day of campaigning Monday ahead of Tuesday's special election.

Vying for the seat are Democrat James Kay, Republican Lyen Crews and independent John-Mark Hack.

Gregory Wins Special Election To Senate Seat

Dec 18, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Republican state Rep. Sara Beth Gregory has won a special election for a Senate seat from southern Kentucky, defeating Williamsburg teacher and Democrat Bill Conn by more than a 4-1 margin to replace former Sen. David Williams.

In unofficial returns from Tuesday's balloting, Gregory received 6,244 votes to 1,440 for Conn, who was making his first run for public office.