Cameron, Republicans carry Russell County

Republican candidate for governor Daniel Cameron carried Russell County in the November General Election, as did the Republican slate of candidates down the ticket.

Cameron won 70% locally, compared to 30% for incumbent Governor Andy Beshear.

Beshear won statewide to earn a second term, the only Democrat to win a statewide race with Republicans securing the other offices.

Down the ticket, incumbent Secretary of State Republican Michael Adams won big in Russell County and across the state, coming away with 84% of the vote in Russell County. Democrat challenger Buddy Wheatley picked up 16% of the vote in Russell County.

In the open race for Attorney General, it was Republican Russell Coleman winning big, carrying Russell County with 83% of the vote. Democrat opponent Pamela Stevenson picked up 17% of the vote locally.

In another open race for State Auditor, Republican Allison Ball carried Russell County easily with 84% of the vote locally. Democrat opponent Kimberly Reeder picked up 16% of the vote in Russell County.

In the open race for State Treasurer, Republican Mark Metcalf won Russell County handily, picking up 82% of the vote locally.  Democrat opponent Michael Bowman picked up 18% of the vote locally.

Finally, in the race for Commissioner of Agriculture, it was Republican Jonathan Shell winning with 84% of the vote in Russell County. Democrat opponent Sierra Enlow received 16% of the vote in Russell County.

 

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