Fischer, Heiner receive nods in Louisville Mayoral Race

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Posted on May 18, 2010 at 7:53 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 18 at 11:59 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WHAS11) -- Democrat Greg Fischer and Republican Hal Heiner have won their respective primaries in the Louisville mayoral race.
  

In Tuesday's primary, eight candidates were vying for the Democratic nomination. With 90 percent of precincts reporting, Fischer had 34,166 votes or 45 percent to David Tandy's 15,705 votes or 24 percent.
  

In the GOP primary there were three candidates. Heiner had 29,831 votes, or 68 percent, to Chris Thieneman's 12,022 votes, or 27 percent.
  

Jerry Abramson, the longest-serving mayor in Louisville history, opted not to run for another term as mayor, instead accepting Gov. Steve Beshear's invitation to run for lieutenant governor next year.
  

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