Yarmuth wins Democratic nomination in 3rd District

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth has won the Democratic nomination for Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District.

Yarmuth defeated E. Ray Pierce of Louisville in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Yarmuth is seeking a fifth term in Congress.

Yarmuth will be a heavy favorite against Republican Michael Macfarlane in November. Macfarlane, a surgeon, had no opposition in Tuesday's primary.

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