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Barbara Holsclaw

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Barbara Holsclaw
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Candidate for
Governor of Kentucky
Prior offices
Jefferson County Clerk
Barbara Holsclaw is a Republican politician in Kentucky, a former county clerk in Jefferson County and a former candidate for Governor in the 2011 elections.[1] With 14% of the vote, she placed last in the May 17, 2011 primary.
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Ms. Holsclaw began her political career in 1985, working under U.S. Attorney, Judge Ronald Meredith in the U.S. Attorney's Office. In 1990, she went to work for Bob Dole while he was the Republican Senate Minority Leader.

November 1998 saw her elected as the Jefferson County Clerk, a position voters returned her to in 2002, 2006, and 2010.



See also: Kentucky state executive official elections, 2011 and Kentucky gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2011

Holsclaw sought the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2011, but finished last in the three-way primary.

2011 Race for Governor - Republican Primary
Candidates Percentage
Barbara Holsclaw 13.80%
Phil Moffett 37.98%
Green check mark.jpg David Williams 48.22%
Total votes 142,056

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