Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) won reelection in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race Tuesday night over Democrat challenger Charles Booker. Paul will be entering his third six-year term in the upper chamber.
The Associated Press called the election at 7:14 p.m. for the incumbent senator.
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The incumbent senator was the favorite to win reelection as polls and election forecast models showed him winning comfortably. FiveThirtyEight gave the incumbent Senator an over 99 to 100 chance of victory in the race, while Politico predicted the seat to stay Republican this cycle.
Paul won his first Senate victory in 2010 during the first Tea Party wave, beating then-Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway (D) by 11 points. His…