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Special election for District 38 to be held Tuesday

The special election is being held to fill Republican Senator Dan Seum’s seat following his retirement.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Voters in Bullitt and southern Jefferson counties will head to the polls Tuesday to decide on a new state senator. A special election is being held to fill Republican Senator Dan Seum’s seat following his retirement. Seum represented District 38 from 1995 to 2019.

Republican Mike Nemes and Democrat Andrew Bailey are eyeing the seat.

Nemes served in former Governor Matt Bevin’s administration while Bailey is a teacher in Louisville. WHAS11 Political Editor Chris Williams spoke to both candidates about key issues including medical marijuana and expanded gaming. You can see their responses here.

Polling locations will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can find your designated polling location on the Jefferson County Election Center's website.

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