Farrell attributes primary lead for open 46th Legislative District seat to hard work

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

By Evan Smith

Democrat Jessyn Farrell, who led five other candidates for the position that retiring 46th District Democratic State Rep. Phyllis Kenney now holds, attributes her lead in the Aug. 7 primary to hard work.

She promises more for the general-election campaign.

Farrell led the primary with 30 percent of the votes to 22 percent for Democrat Sarajane Siegfriedt, 18 percent for Republican Scott Hodges, 16 percent for Democrat Shelly Crocker, 12 percent for Democrat Dusty Hoerler and 2 percent for independent Stan Lippmann.

Farrell and Siegfriedt will run off in the Nov. 6 general election despite trailing Crocker and Hoerler in pre-primary fundraising.

Farrell said that she is glad that money didn't decide the primary results and promsed to continue to meet as many voters as possible wtth emphasis on the many people who didn't vote in the primary but wil vote in November.

She said that she would emphasize her ability to bring people together.


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