AG's Office Gets Voter Fraud Complaints

from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky attorney general’s voter fraud hotline is receiving a steady stream of complaints on this primary Election Day. Clay County, which has had voter fraud problems in the past, is again drawing complaints. Shelley Johnson with the attorney’s general office says the voter fraud hotline has already received […]

Next Louisville: Primary Special

By 6:00 pm tonight, it will all be over – or just beginning, depending on your perspective. Today is Kentucky’s primary; tomorrow we’ll be down to one Republican and one Democrat for mayor (the indepedents are a topic for another day), and one Republican and one Democrat for U.S. Senator. And that’s not to mention all the other races taking place. Tuesday we’ll take a look back at some of our news features from the Next Louisville initiative and then talk with political columnist Al Cross about some of the races in the rest of the state. Go vote, then join us!   Listen to the Show

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Kentucky GOP Senate Race Draws Attention

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. Last July, after struggling to raise money, U.S. Senator Jim Bunning ended speculation over his bid for a third term by withdrawing from the campaign. His departure […]

Primary Senate Race Fires Up Democrats

By Elizabeth Kramer This year’s open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Jim Bunning has Kentucky Democrats brimming with hope that this could be their year to have one of their own on that side of that ruling body for the first time in more than a decade. With the primary election only […]

Hoosiers Voting With Specific Issues in Mind in Primary

Voters heading to the polls for today’s primary in Indiana say they aren’t seeing the lines they saw during the 2008, when there was a presidential election. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. By early afternoon, voters were trickling in at Jeffersonville’s Wilson Elementary School. But Kelly Khuri, who is campaigning for several Republican candidates, says […]

Indiana's U.S. Senate Primary Could Be Close

Since February, the campaign for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Hoosier Democrat Evan Bayh has not been what most people envisioned. That’s when Bayh stunned political watchers and constituents by announcing he wouldn’t run for reelection. Indiana voters won’t have any Democrats in this primary race since Congressman Brad Ellsworth is the party’s […]