Legg Officially Requests Recanvass

Former federal administrator Hilda Legg of Somerset has officially requested a recanvass of the vote in the Republican primary for Kentucky Secretary of State. On Tuesday, Legg lost the primary by just over 1,100 votes to tea party favorite Bill Johnson of Elkton. The unofficial vote tally was 66,439 for Johnson, to Legg’s 65,325. Legg’s […]

Legg to Seek Recanvass in Secretary of State Primary

by Angela Hatton, Kentucky Public Radio Former Republican secretary of state candidate Hilda Legg says she will seek a recanvass when the votes from Tuesday’s primary election are certified. Legg lost the GOP nomination to businessman Bill Johnson by fewer than 1,100 votes. Johnson’s political director James Young says they support the recanvass. “Because we […]

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 […]