Johnson Declares Victory

The Republican nominee for the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office has already begun his general election campaign. Bill Johnson narrowly defeated Hilda Legg to win the nomination, and he says his Tea Party endorsement and appeal to mainstream Republicans will make him a formidable opponent against Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes. In his victory speech, […]

Secretary of State Primary: Grimes Wins; GOP Race Tight

Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes has defeated appointed Secretary of State Elaine Walker in her bid for a full term. Grimes, the daughter of former state Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan, won about 56-percent of the vote in ousting Walker, the former mayor of Bowling Green, who was appointed to the post when Trey Grayson […]

GOP Secretary of State Candidates Debate Voter Fraud, Birth Certificates

Appearing on cn|2 Pure Politics, the two Republican candidates for Kentucky secretary of state defended their proposals for cracking down on voter fraud by implementing tighter restrictions at the ballot box. Telecommunications consultant Hilda Legg and businessman Bill Johnson faced off in a debate moderated by Ryan Alessi in which both said they want to […]

Legg Defends Birth Certificate Proposal

The two Republican candidates for Secretary of State in Kentucky say they want to make sure only legal citizens and registered voters cast ballots in elections. But critics say their proposals for making that happen are unnecessary. Candidate Hilda Legg has put forward the toughest proposal. She says residents should be required to show a […]

Third Candidate Enters Race For Secretary Of State

Another Democrat is vying to become Kentucky’s next Secretary of State: Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes, daughter of former Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan.

Saying it’s time for a new generation to take the reins of government, Grimes became the third candidate running for Secretary of State.

New Faces At Fancy Farm

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is in western Kentucky today for the 129th Fancy Farm Picnic. Now that he’s Gov. Steve Beshear’s running mate for 2011, this is one of the mayor’s first chances to make an impression on voters outside of the Louisville area. Abramson was relaxed, smiling and […]