Senator Mitch McConnell Projected to Keep Kentucky Senate Seat for 7th Term, Beating Challenger Amy McGrath | Inside Edition

Senator Mitch McConnell Projected to Keep Kentucky Senate Seat for 7th Term, Beating Challenger Amy McGrath

Mitch McConnell gives the thumbs-up sign in the Senate Wednesday.
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Mitch McConnell, 78, will almost certainly be the Republican leader in January, which is when he will begin his seventh term in the Senate.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will retain his Senate seat in Kentucky for a seventh term, CBS News has projected.

McConnell is projected to have received 57.7% of the votes cast in the senate race, significantly beating challenger Amy McGrath, a Democrat who benefited from about $100 million in donations to her campaign, CBS News reported. McGrath is projected to have received 38.4% of the votes cast.

McConnell, 78, will almost certainly be the Republican leader in January, which is when he will begin his seventh term in the Senate.

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