With only a slim margin of victory, former Owen County Judge-Executive Horace “Doug” West has defeated incumbent Owenton Mayor David “Milkweed” Wotier for the city’s top post.
With 277 votes for West and 263 for Wotier, the race was decided by only 14 votes.
West said he felt confident throughout his campaign.
“I figured it would be pretty close,” West said. “I didn’t know it would be this close, but I felt good about it the whole time.”
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