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Even though disqualified, Kulkarni remains on ballot during appeal

The incumbent’s name will be on ballots in her district while her disqualification is being appealed.

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Louisville voters won't see notices or flyers Tuesday about Democratic Rep. Nima Kulkarni's disqualification from her reelection bid.

Kulkarni beat a 20-year incumbent in Dennis Horlander, who is also a Democrat, for the District 40 seat in Louisville. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Horlander, who is not running for the seat.

One of the two required witnesses who are Democratic voters in the 40th District necessary to sign for Kulkarni’s reelection was a registered Republican, according to the court of appeals' three-judge panel.

While the witness later changed her voter registration to Democrat, she is ineligible to vote this year, the appeals court ruled.

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