Democrats keep control of Kentucky House

FRANKFORT — Despite a strong push by Republicans, the Kentucky House remained under Democratic control after Tuesday's election. Republicans made modest gains Tuesday and were poised to pick up four seats. If those preliminary results stand, come January there will be 55 Democrats in the House and 45 Republicans.

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Susan Westrom, makes a speech after being is re-elected to state House in Lexington's 79th District on Tuesday November 6, 2012 in Lexington, Ky.
Credit Mark Cornelison / Lexington Herald Leader