McConnell Challenger Habitually Made ‘Tax Errors’

Kentucky Democratic Senate nominee Amy McGrath was penalized for delinquent property tax payments on her Virginia home six times in five years, local real estate records show.

McGrath and her husband purchased a $739,000 home in Alexandria, Va., in November 2010. According to the city’s real estate assessment office, the couple was up to five months late on six semi-annual property tax payments between November 2011 and October 2016, garnering fines of about $500 for the delinquent payments.

McGrath sold the home for $835,000—a $96,000 profit—in October 2016 to move to Kentucky and challenge GOP congressman Andy Barr. She lost to the Kentucky Republican by nearly 10,000 votes in 2018 despite outspending Barr by more than $2.5 million in a Democratic wave election.

The McGrath campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment on the delinquent payments.

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