James Comer focusing on rural America after win

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THOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Monroe County's James Comer was the big winner in the 1st Congressional District.

The former Kentucky agriculture commissioner defeated Democratic opponent, Sam Gaskins with over 70% of the vote.

Comer actually won two elections for the same office.

He will serve a two year term alongside a two month term, created when Congressman Ed Whitefield retired from office.

Comer says his main focus in on rural America

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