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