From The Owensboro Messenger-Enquirer: Glenn-Johnson election contest hearing set

Glenn's attorney files motion to dismiss


A Kentucky State Police trooper was dispatched to the Daviess County Clerk's Office on Wednesday afternoon to collect 17 absentee ballots that had been rejected by the county board of elections during the November election.

Shortly before the clerk's office received an email informing officials the trooper was coming for the ballots, Associated Press reporter Adam Beam reported a Kentucky House of Representatives board created to hear the election 13th House District contest between Jim Glenn and DJ Johnson would have a hearing on the matter on Jan. 23 in Frankfort.

Glenn, a Democrat, defeated Johnson, a Republican and the incumbent, by one vote. Johnson filed to contest the election under a law allowing such contests in the state House.

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