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More Than 550 Candidates File for Offices on Kentucky Primary Election Ballot

Alexey Stiop
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More than 550 candidates have filed with the Secretary of State for offices on the Primary Election ballot.

The deadline to file paperwork to run for office was Tuesday. More than 200 candidates are vying for seats in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

More than a thousand candidates filed for local offices across the state’s 120 counties. The Kentucky Secretary of State’s office said nearly 100 women – a record number – are running for seats in the General Assembly.

Thirteen seats in the Kentucky House and two in the Kentucky Senate are uncontested.

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