None of the Louisville Metro Council members who faced primary challengers for re-election lost Tuesday.
Louisvillians are voting in today’s primary elections, but turn out isn’t expected to be very high.
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jerry Abramson is the only person to hold the job of Louisville Mayor since the 2003 city/county merger. He championed and helped shape the merger and his two terms in the expanded office have set the early benchmarks for how Metro Government is run.
Kentucky Educational Television is changing its political coverage this year. The network will no longer broadcast traditional debates, but will instead invite candidates to appear with their opponents on the talk show Kentucky Tonight.