Here are the June 23, 2020, Kentucky primary election results.
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Final primary results are expected Tuesday.
Joe Biden and Donald Trump both easily won their respective party nominations for president a week ago on election night, as expected. Biden had already secured the nomination and Trump was running unopposed.
The state’s most contested race remained undecided hours after the polls closed and because of the high number of absentee ballots due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Democratic race for U.S. Senate between Amy McGrath and Charles Booker should finally be decided soon.
Kentucky’s primary had been scheduled for May 19, but was pushed back because of a concerns over COVID-19 and the safety of in-person voting. The delay in voting made the senate race much more competitive as Booker surged in the wake of protests in Louisville in response to the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd.
Whomever is declared the winner of the race will face incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell who easily won his own primary challenge.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is all-but-assured the Democratic nominee, but several other candidates are on the ballot. On the Republican side, President Donald Trump is unopposed.
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Republicans: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has drawn six relatively unknown GOP challengers in his quest for a seventh term. Democrats: Retired Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath of Lexington, who narrowly lost a U.S. House race in 2018, has raised the most money to challenge McConnell in the fall, but progressive state Rep. Charles Booker of Louisville has been gaining momentum recently with several key endorsements. Retired Marine Mike Broihier of Stanford is among eight other Democrats who filed to run.
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Republican Rep. Thomas Massie, who drew Trump’s ire on coronavirus relief, faces a strong challenge from Covington attorney Todd McMurtry. It is his first contested primary since the former Lewis County judge-executive was elected in 2012. Two Democrats are running in the GOP-dominant district that spans parts of northern and central and eastern Kentucky: business consultant Shannon Fabert of Hebron and nurse practitioner Alexandra Owensby of Fort Thomas.
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The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat Joe Graviss and independent Ken Carroll in November.
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Robert Foree and Felicia Rabourn are running in the Republican primary for Kentucky House of Representatives District 47. The winner will face Democrat Rick Rand in November.