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Eric Dixon

Eric Dixon

Eric Dixon is a senior researcher at the Ohio River Valley Institute and a resident of Louisville. He co-authored a report on the housing damage from the 2022 flooding in southeast Kentucky.

COMMENTARY

Kentucky counties hit hardest by disasters swing toward Beshear

By: - December 6, 2023

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, was reelected last month with 52.5% of the vote, a significant improvement on his razor thin margin of victory in 2019. Many of the largest shifts toward Beshear occurred in counties hardest hit by recent natural disasters, including the 2022 flooding in southeast Kentucky and the 2021 tornado across […]