Twelve Percent Turnout Expected for Kentucky Primaries

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 […]

Chief White to Leave Louisville, Two Workers Killed in Ohio County Mine Accident, Larger Voter Turnout Projected in Louisville Than Kentucky’s Average: Afternoon Review

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 […]

Controversial Bonus for MSD Director, Hearing Set for Indiana Secretary of State, Faster Electronic Processing for EPOs, Voter Registration Deadline Tomorrow: Afternoon Review

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 […]

Grayson Says Voter Turnout Will Vary Across Kentucky

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 […]

Record Numbers Predicted At Kentucky Polls Tuesday

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 […]