Democrat majority in Kentucky House narrows with GOP win in special election


Lexington Herald-Leader

Republicans moved a step closer Tuesday to their goal of retaking the Kentucky House for the first time since 1921.

Republican Suzanne Miles defeated Democrat Kim Humphrey in Western Kentucky's 7th House District by a narrow 112-vote margin, according to unofficial returns. Humphrey said she will request a recanvass, but such efforts rarely change the outcome of an election.

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