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Russell Countians like Hillary in ‘very low’ primary turnout
In May 22-28 issue
By Derek Aaron
Times Journal Reporter




ABOVE: At the Lake Precinct a lone voter had no lines to wait in as he cast his vote in Tuesday’s primary. Voter turnout across the county was low for this Presidential Primary.

JAMESTOWN - A light turnout of around 20 percent of Russell County voters participated in Tuesday's primary election, according to Court Clerk Lisha Popplewell. Democrat Hillary Clinton received 1,026 local votes while Barack Obama managed 168 votes in the county's Democratic race for president.

Clinton also won the vote in Kentucky, as predicted. Republican nominee John McCain, already the presumptive Republican nominee, received 966 votes in the county as well.

In the race for Republican Senator, incumbent Mitch McConnell claimed victory in the county with 991 votes. He also won statewide.

Democrat Bruce Lunsford ousted Greg Fischer and was chosen as the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator in Russell County and the state. In November, McConnell will meet Lunsford in the general election.

In other news, Barack Obama defeated Clinton in Oregon to come ever-so-close to obtaining enough delegates to become the Democratic nominee, despite Clinton winning in Kentucky.
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