GENERAL ELECTION: Beshear sweeps state, county

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By Linda Ireland

Almost 31 percent of LaRue County voters turned out Tuesday for the General Election. In county, Democrats took every race except for Commissioner of Agriculture - Republican James R. Comer defeated Robert Farmer 1,989 to 889. Comer appears to be the only Republican to win statewide. Incumbent Governor Steven L. Beshear had a strong lead over Republican David L. Williams statewide as polls closed. In LaRue County, Beshear won 1,686 to 1,075 with Independent Gatewood Galbraith netting 179 votes.

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