Still no winner in Meade County Clerk race - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Still no winner in Meade County Clerk race

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More than a month after the election, there's still no winner for the office of Meade County Clerk.

A judge recently disqualified the elected winner -- Democrat Susan Masterson after a voter filed a lawsuit claiming Masterson is a convicted felon and not allowed to hold office.In 1993, Masterson pleaded guilty to embezzling $5,000 from the bank where she worked.

Masterson argued it was a misdemeanor, not a felony, but the judge disagreed. Masterson is appealing that ruling.

Until that appeal is over, the Meade County attorney has instructed the Board of Elections to not certify a winner.

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