Barr, Lally win GOP congressional races in Ky.

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by Mike Whitlow

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 8:08 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 18 at 8:22 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Iraq war veteran Todd Lally and attorney Andy Barr won Republican primaries Tuesday in two Kentucky congressional races for seats held by Democrats.

With 82 percent of precincts reporting in Louisville's 3rd District, Lally had 18,559 votes, or 52 percent, to Larry Hausman's 8,943 votes, or 25 percent. The best-financed candidate, Jeff Reetz, had 6,034 votes or 17 percent.

With 51 percent of precincts reporting in Lexington's 6th District, Barr had a commanding advantage over the other five candidates with 14,043 votes, or 65 percent, to Mike Templeman's 2,118 votes or 10 percent.

Democratic Reps. John Yarmuth of the 3rd District and Ben Chandler from the 6th ran unopposed.
  
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