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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- The office of the Republican Party of Fayette County on Southland Drive has been vandalized.

It reads "Nazi Scum" and "Die Nazi."

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has spoken out against the vandalism, he wrote on Twitter; "Lexington has zero tolerance for this vandalism. We are all Americans, regardless of party registration. Let's stand together to condemn hate and violence."

Brad Bowman, the communications director for the Democratic Party of Kentucky released a statement, "The Kentucky Democratic Party cannot condone the defacing or destruction of property such as what has occurred at the Fayette County Republican Party office," Bowman said. "We denounce hate and racism, but we cannot expect to eradicate it through violent or destructive behavior." 

Tres Wenton, the communications director for the Republican Party of Kentucky released a statement as well, "This was the action of hate-filled vandals whose only goal is to further divide us. I don't believe it's representative of the people of Lexington and I don't believe our community should or will have any tolerance for this sort of behavior." 

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