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Judge Rules Council Candidate Is Ineligible To Run

Posted at 11:34 AM, Sep 13, 2018

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Fayette County judge has ruled that a Lexington council candidate is ineligible to be on the ballot.

The circuit clerk’s office confirms that Judge Ernesto Scorsone says of the 116 people who signed Christian Motley’s petition to run for the 8th District Council seat, only 93 signatures were valid.

100 valid signatures are required to run.

The clerk’s office says ballots have already been produced, therefore the clerk’s office will post signs in those precincts to say that votes for Motley will not be counted.