Notorious Anti-Gay Clerk Kim Davis Loses Bid for Re-Election in Kentucky
Kim Davis, the notorious anti-LGBT clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky who was jailed after defying a court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couple, lost her bid for re-election Tuesday, the Lexington-Herald Leader reports.
Davis lost to challenger Elwood Caudill Jr., a Democrat.
TOTALS from the Kim Davis race in Rowan County: Davis (R): 3566 Caudill (D): 4210 @heraldleader @BGPolitics— Will Wright (@Will Wright)1541552269.0
Davis became a national name in 2015, when she began denying same-sex marriage liscenses citing her personal religious objections and "God's authority."
She was ultimately held in contempt of court and served five days in jail.