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Democrat Reggie Thomas wins Senate seat; Republican Suzanne Miles narrowly leads House race
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 9:29 PM EST
Democrats have held on to a seat in the state Senate while Republicans were in the lead in a House race Tuesday night.
With all precincts reporting, Thomas had 4,040 votes to 2,617 for independent Richard Moloney and 851 for Republican Michael Johnson.
Republican Suzanne Miles of Owensboro held a narrow lead Tuesday night over Democrat Kim Humphrey of Morganfield for state representative in western Kentucky's 7th District.
With all precincts reporting, Miles had 3,548 votes to Humphrey's 3,436. Democratic Party Chairman Dan Logsdon said a recanvass will be requested.
The winner of that race will replace Democratic state Rep. John Arnold of Sturgis.