Republicans and independents signed up more voters since May than Democrats. And females still outnumber males on Kentucky’s voter registration rolls.
“The equipment is much like what you would see if you were taking the ACT or SAT. You just fill in the bubble next to the name that you prefer and then you’ll slide it in to a reader,” says Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Les Fugate.
Right now, there are 20 Republicans, 17 Democrats and one independent in the Kentucky Senate. Sen. David Williams of Burkesville has presided over the chamber for a decade, and he will seek re-election as president if Republicans retain control.
Jack Conway and Rand Paul debated before an audience on the campus of Northern Kentucky University and TV viewers in the Northern Kentucky area and Louisville.
Jack Conway trails Rand Paul in the polls, but his campaign hopes Mr. Clinton’s history of success in Kentucky will translate into a late surge.
Democratic 3rd District Congressman John Yarmuth touted his support for the Elder Justice Act, which was part of the health care bill signed by President Obama and is aimed at protecting seniors from abuse and neglect. Yarmuth’s Republican opponent, Todd Lally, says he fully supports the legislation but doesn’t think it should be part of the health care law.
Mayoral candidates Hal Heiner, Greg Fischer and Jackie Green discussed issues related to Southwest Louisville during a Wednesday night forum on the Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Valley Station.
In the Third District Congressional race, the poll numbers are mixed and don’t seem helpful: September’s Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass poll found 45% of likely voters would cast their ballots for Todd Lally, 47% for incumbent John Yarmuth, percent. More recently, a CN2 Politics poll showed Yarmuth leading 53% to Lally’s 30%, and each side has now launched their first television ads. Whether you’ve already made up your mind or are still doing your research, join us this Thursday when Candidate Todd Lally talks about his platform and takes your questions. Listen to the Show
Heiner has previously stated his opposition to using tolls over one dollar to finance two new bridges and a reworked Spaghetti Junction. The mayor does not have a direct say in the Ohio River Bridges Authority’s decisions on the project. But Heiner says he would lobby the authority to keep tolls low.
Each precinct in the state is required to have four election officers. Some of the duties include attending a mandatory training session, processing voters and completing and returning paperwork to the county clerk’s office on election night.