LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A new Republican is taking over State Senate District 38 in Kentucky.
The Secretary of State's office said Mike Nemes is the winner of Tuesday's special election over Democrat Andrew Bailey. Nemes received 8,637 votes to Bailey's 4,943.
Nemes will take over Sen. Dan Seum's seat. Seum recently retired from the position.
The 38th District is made up of Southern Jefferson County and all of Bullitt County.
- Special Election held Tuesday for Kentucky's District 38 state senate seat
- Mike Nemes nominated as GOP candidate for State Sen. District 38 special election
- Sen. Dan Seum, longtime Kentucky legislator, announces retirement
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