Election 2020, Edmonson County Totals: Republicans Dominate All Races, District 3 Magistrate Not Complete Yet
Charlie Tarter Holds Slim Lead Over Second-Highest Magistrate Vote Recipient B.J. Honeycutt: Mail In Ballots Won't Be Complete Until Friday
Darren Doyle, story:
Republicans dominated the 2020 General Election in Edmonson County on Tuesday night with the narrowest partisan race being the Kentucky Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Amy McGrath. McConnell won with 76% of the vote over McGrath's 16%. McConnell was also named the winner statewide.
Other winners in the county were President Donald Trump with 87%, Congressman Brett Guthrie with 87%, State Senator Steve Meredith with nearly 92%, and State Representative Michael Lee Meredith with 86%, all republican incumbents.
Trump and Guthrie were declared the winners in Kentucky as Trump picked up 8 electoral votes. Rep. Michael Lee Meredith was also declared the winner in the state house race.
In Brownsville City races, Mayor Jerry Meredith ran unopposed and all 6 councilmen/women who ran were elected: Greg Nugent, Anthony Duvall, Shawn Northener, Stephanie Stewart Gibson, Ricky Simon, and Justin Meredith.
The first Constitutional Amendment was voted 52% YES with 47% NO, with the second Constitutional Amendment 75% NO and 24% YES.
Three school board members also ran unopposed, Alex Ulm, Paul Forester, and Mickey Johnson.
Votes were still being counted for District 3 Magistrate race in Edmonson County and will not be officially announced until Friday, November 6th due to all mail-in ballots being processed; however, appointed democrat magistrate Charlie Tarter holds a slim lead over republican challenger B.J. Honecutt, 110 votes to 92. Honeycutt was second with votes counted as of tonight, according to the Edmonson County Election Board. Over 1,000 mail-in ballots will be finalized on Friday morning, the County Clerk's Office said.