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FORWARD KENTUCKY

While we were all waiting with bated breath to see who was going to face Senator McConnell in the fall, there were actually a number of other races across the state. Some of them were fairly pro forma, while others were mild upsets, big upsets, or significant for what they would lead to in the future. So, here’s a breakout of some of them.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Think your vote doesn't matter?

Ask state House hopeful Al Cunningham and state Rep. Travis Brenda, both Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed primary candidates.

Cunningham won the 6th District Democratic primary by 31 votes. Brenda lost the 71st District GOP primary by 30 votes.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

From WLKY: Statement from State Rep. Charles Booker, D-Louisville, who finished second in the Democratic senate primary.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The Brohier Brigade has its marching orders from the CO. 

"Though this primary campaign has come to a close, our mission to beat Mitch McConnell continues," said an email sent today by retired Marine Lt. Col. Mike Brohier, who finished third in the Democratic senate primary. "That’s why I’ve asked every member of the Broihier Brigade here in Kentucky to vote for Amy McGrath this November."

EDITOR'S NOTE: We apologize to our readers for the delayed news coverage today. But my Internet has was out from 9:30 p.m. (CDT) Monday to 8 tonight.

Louisville Courier-Journal: LIVE UPDATES: McGrath gears up for competition against McConnell in November