12:49am

Wed November 7, 2012
All Politics are Local

Barr Enjoys Anti-Obama Backlash

While Republican challenger Andy Barr’s victory over Democratic Congressman Ben Chandler was considered a real possibility, some observers were impressed by the margin.  Barr won in the sixth congressional district by four percentage-points.  Joe Gerschtenson, who’s a political scientist at Eastern Kentucky University, discussed the race with WEKU reporter Charles Compton.

Republican Andy Barr and his wife, Carol, were congratulated by supporters in Lexington Tuesday night after Andy Barr defeated incumbent Ben Chandler for Kentucky's 6th Congressional District seat.
Credit Pablo Alcala / Lexington Herald Leader