FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, has won the Democratic nomination for the 6th Congressional District.
McGrath bested Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and state Sen. Reggie Thomas, who came in third.
— Leigh Searcy (@LSearcLex) May 23, 2018
“I’d like to congratulate Lt. Col. Amy McGrath on her win in the 6th Congressional primary," Kentucky Democratic Party chairman Ben Self said in a statement. “Kentuckians are clearly energized and ready for change in Washington."
— Michael Berk (@LEX18_Michael) May 23, 2018
McGrath will face Andy Barr, the Republican incumbent, in November. Barr easily fended off a primary challenge by Chuck Eddy.