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Jim Gray elected mayor of Lexington

November 2, 2010


Jim Gray

Jim Gray

Lexington voters turned out incumbent Mayor Jim Newberry on Tuesday, opting for a fresh start with millionaire Jim Gray.

Gray, 57, a construction company executive who has been Lexington’s vice mayor for four years, defeated Newberry, a 54-year-old lawyer, by a solid margin.

He becomes Lexington’s first openly gay mayor and the first businessman who has been elected to Lexington’s top spot since the city and county merged governments in 1974

via Jim Gray elected mayor of Lexington – Vote results – Kentucky.com.