Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Rand Paul Wins GOP Nomination

AP calls it for Paul via Hot Air:

Political novice Rand Paul rode support from tea party activists to victory in Kentucky’s Republican Senate primary Tuesday night, delivering a jolt to the GOP establishment and providing fresh evidence of widespread voter discontent in a turbulent midterm election season.

Paul had 59 percent of the vote—with returns counted from 29 percent of the precincts—to 37 percent for Secretary of State Trey Grayson, who had been recruited to run by the state’s dominant Republican, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Here's our prior posts on Rand Paul.

Update: Rand Paul thanks his supporters for their hard work as he accepts the nomination:

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