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Kentucky voters will cast ballots in the Nov. 8 general election. To help voters sort out who is running and their views, the Courier Journal emailed policy questions to candidates who are in contested races.

Below are the responses from the Kentucky state Senate candidates in the Louisville area.

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Kentucky Senate

6th District

Brian Joseph Easley (Write-in)

Age: 41

Occupation: Restaurant and real estate executive at Druther’s; documentary film producer

Contact info: https://easleyforsenate.org

Lindsey Tichenor (Republican)

No information submitted.

If Kentucky’s near-total ban on abortion remains in place next year, would you support legislation allowing exemptions in the law for pregnancies caused by rape or incest? 

Easley: “Yes. I’m against the ban in the first place, as I am pro-choice, and would at least hope that in a Commonwealth in which religiously inspired, state-mandated, forced-birth exists there would be exemptions for rape and incest.”

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