A 25-year-old bank marketing officer is the Republican candidate for the 19th District State Representative race.
In the May 18 primary, Michael Lee Meredith of Brownsville took 88 percent of the vote in his home county, Edmonson, and 65 percent of the Hart County vote to defeat LaRue County businessman Craig Astor.
Astor won his home county with 55 percent of the vote.
Total votes were Meredith, 3,017; Astor, 958.
Meredith will challenge Democratic incumbent Dottie Sims of Horse Cave for the seat in November.