Primary Election Information

The Tuesday primary won’t be the most watched in Kentucky history. The presidential nominations have been decided and turnout will likely be low (around 12 percent). There are many races for state and federal positions that are expected to end in landslides, or they’re between candidates who aren’t expected to unseat the other party’s nominee. But… Continue reading Primary Election Information

Deadline Approaching for Early Voting in Indiana

Early voting continues across Indiana for next week’s primary election. Hoosiers can vote in advance either in person or by absentee ballot until noon next Monday, the day before the election. Today is the last day to for voters to apply for an absentee ballot to be mailed to them. Floyd County Clerk Linda Moeller… Continue reading Deadline Approaching for Early Voting in Indiana

Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election Next Week

The deadline to register to vote in the Kentucky primary election is next Monday. Applications to register for the first time, change political party or update an address will be taken until the close of business. Residents can drop off their voter registration cards at various locations, including the election center, vehicle service branches and … Continue reading Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election Next Week

Tea Party President Rips Meeks’ Call for Lawsuit Against Her Candidacy

Louisville Tea Party President and Democratic state House candidate Wendy Caswell has issued a statement criticizing incumbent state Rep. Reginald Meeks, D-Louisville, for asking the party to file suit to have her removed from the ballot. In an e-mail message to party leaders, Meeks highlighted messages from the local Tea Party sent by Caswell that… Continue reading Tea Party President Rips Meeks’ Call for Lawsuit Against Her Candidacy

Meeks Wants Tea Party Democrat Removed From Ballot

Kentucky state Rep. Reginald Meeks, D-Louisville, is calling on Jefferson County Democratic Party leaders to file a lawsuit that would disqualify his Tea Party primary challenger from the race. Louisville Tea Party president and founder Wendy Caswell is a registered Democrat who is running against Meeks in the May primary. But in an e-mail message… Continue reading Meeks Wants Tea Party Democrat Removed From Ballot

Jefferson County Judge-Executive Files for District 8 Race

Jefferson County Judge-Executive Bryan Matthews is running for the Louisville Metro Council District 8 seat. The 28-year-old Democrat will face incumbent Tom Owen and Louisville Grows founder Mason Roberts in a three-way primary. Community activist Curtis Morrison was the first to challenge Owen, but he dropped out of the race Tuesday afternoon to run against… Continue reading Jefferson County Judge-Executive Files for District 8 Race

Scott Prepared to Defend District 1 Seat

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Attica Woodson Scott, D-1, is seeking to retain her seat, but she will face a number of former rivals in the spring primary. The council appointed Scott to the District 1 seat after former Councilwoman Judy Green was thrown out of office for ethical violations. The community activist will face at least… Continue reading Scott Prepared to Defend District 1 Seat

State Lawmaker Announces Bid for Davis’s Seat

State Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, R-Fort Wright, is running for the seat of retiring U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., the northern Kentucky lawmaker announced Monday. She will file her paperwork with the Federal Election Commission and the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance later today. She is the first candidate to file for Davis’s seat. Webb-Edgington says… Continue reading State Lawmaker Announces Bid for Davis’s Seat

Anti-Toll Advocate Running for State Senate

Louisville Democrat Shawn Reilly has announced his intention to run for the Kentucky state Senate next year to fill the vacancy left by retiring state Sen. Tim Shaughnessy. The 29-year-old liberal Democrat is a financial adviser who has been involved in several local political groups and campaigns such as the anti-Iraq War movement. But Reilly… Continue reading Anti-Toll Advocate Running for State Senate