Democratic candidate Linda Belcher thanks her supporters following her victory in the special election to fill the vacant seat for the Kentucky House of Representatives 49th District, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Shepherdsville, Ky. Belcher defeated Republican Rebecca Johnson, who sought to fill the seat that was vacated by her husband Dan Johnson following his suicide in 2017.
Democratic candidate Linda Belcher thanks her supporters following her victory in the special election to fill the vacant seat for the Kentucky House of Representatives 49th District, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Shepherdsville, Ky. Belcher defeated Republican Rebecca Johnson, who sought to fill the seat that was vacated by her husband Dan Johnson following his suicide in 2017. Timothy D. Easley AP
Democratic candidate Linda Belcher thanks her supporters following her victory in the special election to fill the vacant seat for the Kentucky House of Representatives 49th District, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Shepherdsville, Ky. Belcher defeated Republican Rebecca Johnson, who sought to fill the seat that was vacated by her husband Dan Johnson following his suicide in 2017. Timothy D. Easley AP

Democrat wins special election to replace lawmaker who killed himself

February 20, 2018 08:45 PM