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McConnell-McGrath Senate race headlines Kentucky ballot

McConnell-McGrath Senate race headlines Kentucky ballot

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Mitch McConnell is seeking a seventh Senate term as his race against Democrat Amy McGrath headlines Kentucky’s election. McConnell is the Senate majority leader and the chief congressional ally of President Donald Trump. Topping Tuesday’s ballot is the presidential race between Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. Down-ballot contests include races for Congress and the legislature. The 6th District lived up to its battleground reputation: Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr is trying to fend off Democrat Josh Hicks. Republicans are looking to maintain overwhelming majorities in the legislature. But Democrats hope to make inroads on the strength of suburban support.

Races for president, Senate top Kentucky ballot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Races featuring reelection bids by President Donald Trump and his main ally on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, top the ballot in Kentucky. Other races to watch on Election Day include all six Kentucky House seats, a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court and two constitutional amendments.

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