BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Sen. Rand Paul endorsed 20th district republican state house candidate, Jenean Hampton, this week.
Hampton is running against longtime incumbent Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green who has represented the district for several decades.
Hampton released Paul's endorsement to WBKO.
"Senator Rand Paul endorses Jenean Hampton for Kentucky House District 20. Jenean is committed to improving Kentucky's education system, to creating a business-friendly environment that attracts high-quality jobs to Kentucky, and to helping working families keep more of their earnings. Jenean will be a fresh voice for Bowling Green."
Hampton said Paul held a fundraiser for her on Tuesday in Bowling Green.