McConnell wins U.S. Senate race

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Lily Burris

Mitch McConnell has won the U.S. Senate race per an Associated Press announcement.

With 31 counties reporting according to the Kentucky State Board of Elections, McConnell received 58.39% of the votes. Democratic candidate Amy McGrath received 37.72% and Libertarian candidate Brad Barron received 3.89% of the votes.

The Associate Press also announced that Thomas Massie won re-election to the House in Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District.

Assignment Editor Lily Burris can be reached at [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter @lily_burris.