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Kentucky Primary Results -- May 26, 1998

By Congressional Quarterly


 Candidate                                         Votes    %
    Hometown         Age Occupation
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                            SENATE

*Scotty Baesler (D)                              192,693  34.1%
    Lexington        56  U.S. representative
 Charlie Owen (D)                                165,106  29.3%
    Louisville       59  Lawyer
 Steve L. Henry (D)                              155,441  27.5%
    Louisville       44  Lieutenant governor
 James Henry Brown (D)                            19,930   3.5%
    Louisville       50  Lawyer
 David L. Williams (D)                            16,339   2.9%
    Cave City        59  Utility contractor
 Ken Buchanan Thompson (D)                        14,916   2.6%
    Berea                Former college professor

*Jim Bunning (R)                                 151,930  74.3%
    Southgate        66  U.S. representative
 Barry Metcalf (R)                                52,498  25.7%
    Richmond         38  Former state senator


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 1
                      (West -- Paducah)

*Tom Barlow (D)                                      Unopposed
    Paducah          57  Former U.S. representative

*Edward Whitfield (R)                                Unopposed
    Hopkinsville     56  Incumbent


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 2
                 (West central -- Owensboro)

*Bob Evans (D)                                       Unopposed
    Bradfordville

*Ron Lewis (R)                                       Unopposed
    Cecilia          51  Incumbent


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 3
                   (Louisville and suburbs)

*Chris Gorman (D)                                 39,051  58.1%
    Green Spring     55  Lawyer
 Virginia L. Woodward (D)                         28,184  41.9%
    Louisville       47  Dental hygienist

 No Republican candidate


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 4
            (North and East -- Covington; Ashland)

*Ken Lucas (D)                                    46,292  65.7%
    Richwood         64  County judge
 Howard Feinberg (D)                              24,154  34.3%
    Russell          38  Physician

*Gex Williams (R)                                 17,443  51.2%
    Verona           45  State senator
 Rick Robinson (R)                                14,074  41.3%
    Ft. Mitchell     40  Lawyer
 James Kidney (R)                                  2,561   7.5%
    Ft. Thomas       47  Lawyer


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 5
            (Southeast -- Middlesboro; Pikeville)

*Sidney Bailey-Bamer (D)                             Unopposed
    Langley          42  Former Head Start county director

*Harold Rogers (R)                                   Unopposed
    Somerset         60  Incumbent


                       HOUSE DISTRICT 6
            (East central -- Lexington; Frankfort)

*Ernesto Scorsone (D)                             26,653  24.0%
    Lexington        46  State senator
 John A. Rose (D)                                 23,543  21.2%
    Winchester       57  State senator
 Teresa Ann Isaac (D)                             17,611  15.9%
    Lexington        42  Lawyer
 Bobby Russell (D)                                16,654  15.0%
    Richmond         45  Lawyer
 Jim Newberry (D)                                 13,065  11.8%
    Lexington        41  Lawyer
 Jonathan Miller (D)                              12,240  11.0%
    Lexington        30  Real estate firm partner
 Scott Land (D)                                    1,155   1.0%
    Perryville       38  Press operator

*Ernie Fletcher (R)                               18,782  75.9%
    Lexington        45  Physician
 Jay L. Whitehead (R)                              5,961  24.1%
    Lexington        37  Manager for industrial manufacturer

* = Nominee
# = Will meet in runoff.

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