Republican Mitt Romney carried Jessamine County in the GOP primary election as he captured 1,222 votes. Fellow Republican Ron Paul followed with 307 votes, followed by Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich with 254 and 104, respectively.
In the U.S. House District 6 primary, Andy Barr garnered 1,005 votes, easily outdistancing his opponents Patrick Kelly (107 votes) and Curtis Kenimer (57).
President Barack Obama was unopposed in the Democratic primary, but “uncommitted” finished with a higher vote count, 644-580.
The rest of the statewide primary election was not completed as of 7:30 p.m.
The Journal will have election coverage in its May 24 issue.