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Wed Sep 26, 2018, 02:23 AM

Kim Davis' opponent fends off attacks -- from primary rival

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015 for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, wants a second term in office.

Democrat Elwood Caudill Jr. is running against her, and the campaign has predictably turned to allegations of bigotry. But it’s Caudill, not Davis, who has been forced to play defense.

Caudill won the Democratic nomination in May to face Davis, a Republican, in November. He defeated David Ermold, a gay man who was denied a marriage license by Davis in 2015.

Ermold was the sentimental favorite in the primary, raising more than $300,000 from thousands of donors across the country. But Caudill, a 21-year veteran of local government who ran on a pledge of better service at the clerk’s office, trounced him in the primary.

Read more: https://www.columbian.com/news/2018/sep/25/kim-davis-opponent-fends-off-attacks-_-from-primary-rival/

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Laura in LA Sep 2018 #1

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Wed Sep 26, 2018, 03:33 AM

1. Well, this is a depressing story of sour grapes and bad behavior. NFM


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