In the General Assembly, all 100 House seats and 19 of 38 Senate seats are on the ballot this year. The overwhelming majority of House and Senate incumbents face opposition. Of the Fayette County delegation, Rep. Robert Benvenuti and Rep. Sannie Overly are not seeking re-election. It is yet to be seen how these political dynamics will impact legislative issues in Frankfort like pension reform or budget negotiations.
In the 6th District Congressional race, Congressman Andy Barr faces Chuck Eddy of Lexington in the Republican Primary. There is a six-way Democratic Primary between Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, State Senator Reggie Thomas, Amy McGrath, Theodore David Green, Daniel Kemph and Geoff Young. The primary winners will advance to the General Election.
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The Primary Election is on May 22, and the General Election is on November 6.