Court dismisses Barren County election appeal
| July 20, 2014
GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — An appeal of election results in Barren County has been dismissed.
Democratic candidate Chris Steward filed an appeal for a recount after a judge said about 20 absentee ballots would not be counted because they had issues like no signature or an unsealed envelope.
According to court documents, Steward filed for an appeal on June 20. However, his appeal bond was not filed until June 26, outside of the 10-day time limit.
Steward says he posted the appeal bond June 6. But the Appellate Court disagreed, saying he posted the wrong type of bond.
Michael Hale will be the Democratic nominee for Barren County Judge-Executive in November.