Edmonson Voice Staff
A low voter turnout was the result today in Edmonson County as 1308 voters made their choices at the polls for an approximate 15% total. County results showed Hillary Clinton edging Bernie Sanders for democratic presidential nominee by only 13 votes while Sen. Rand Paul won handily over his opponents in the race for republican U.S. Senator, gathering 78% of votes.
In other races, Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray won in the county with 66% of votes and KY State Senate 5th District candidate Ricky Alvey won over opponent Leslie J Stith by a margin of 72% to 28%.
Statewide results were the same with Paul and Gray each being declared winners, but the race between Clinton and Sanders was neck and neck with 99.8% of precincts reporting. Clinton was declared the unofficial statewide winner, holding onto a 46.7% total to Sanders' 46.3%.
Ricky Alvey lost in the overall district to Leslie J Stith in a close race, 48% to 52%.
Below are the complete totals for Edmonson County.