Voter turnout in Louisville could come in at a near-record low today. The record for a four-year primary in Louisville is about 13 percent. Statewide turnout is expected to be 12 percent. Jefferson County Clerk’s office spokesman Nore Ghiabaudy local turnout is low, and he’s not sure where it will end up when polls close […]
Kentucky elections officials once again expect most voters to ignore Tuesday’s primaries. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is predicting turnout between 10 and 12 percent. Low turnout has plagued Kentucky elections for the last few cycles. About a third of voters cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 primaries. Grimes says the lack of […]
In case you missed them, here are some of the stories we’ve covered today. Current Chief Robert White has announced he’s leaving Louisville to become chief of the Denver Police Department. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says he’s begun the process of finding candidates to be the next chief of police. Two workers were killed after […]
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is waiting until a state auditor’s review of the Metropolitan Sewer District is complete before making any judgements on a new controversy in the agency. MSD Executive Director Bud Schardein is set to receive a $200,000 bonus from a hidden trust fund. MSD officials say the compensation is standard to retain […]
Turnout slightly eclipsed Secretary of State Trey Grayson’s pre-election prediction of 48 percent. Les Fugate of Grayson’s office says the higher number is not surprising.
By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky’s May 18th primary election is only two weeks away, and Secretary of State Trey Grayson is predicting voter turnout will be about the same as four years ago. In the comparable election year of 2006, 28-percent of Kentucky Republicans and 31-percent of Democrats went to the polls in […]
The Kentucky Secretary of State’s office says a record number of Kentuckians could go to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for president and other offices. Spokesperson Les Fugate says nearly three million Kentuckians are now registered to vote. “We’re expecting anywhere from 65 to 70 percent turnout. that percentage is not a record. However, if […]