Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

June 25, 2013

Democrat Kay has his day in 56th District

By RONNIE ELLIS
CNHI

FRANKFORT — Despite more than $175,000 spent by an outside Republican group, Democrat James Kay rode a strong showing in Woodford County on Tuesday to capture the special election for the 56th state House district, which includes Woodford and parts of Fayette and Franklin counties.

Kay, 30, an attorney who has worked for then-Congressman Ben Chandler and state House Democratic leadership, won over Republican Lyen Crews, 51, a CPA who works for ecampus.com, a textbook company and was a financial officer at Midway College, and independent John-Mark Hack, 46, owner of Marksbury Farm Market and a former agriculture official in the adminis