The race may be over, but democrats and republicans alike are still reeling from what many have called a historic election. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland spoke to some of Louisville’s youngest and oldest voters to find out how they’re feeling about what lies ahead.
Shelbyville residents who turned up to vote at the fairgrounds may have supported different candidates. But regardless of their party affiliations, many agreed the economy ranked as their top concern.
Thousands of poll workers have volunteered to ensure the election goes smoothly in Kentucky. And so far, so good, for the most part, despite record turnouts.
Portland-area voters were trickling in steadily this morning. Several said making up their minds about the presidential candidates was no easy task.
There are nearly half a million registered voters in Jefferson County – up from the previous presidential election year. And County clerk’s office spokesperson Nore Ghibaudy says officials expect a huge turnout.
Voters and those involved in getting votes counted on Election Day are calling this election a big one. And with its record numbers of registered voters there’s more scrutiny of the voting process.
There are as many differences in what voters care about as there are voters. But talk to the leaders of local interest groups, and you get a deeper sense of what’s motivating people to go to the polls. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.
Kentucky officials expect to count more than 100,000 absentee ballots this general election.
Kentucky will likely have a record number of registered voters in the upcoming general election. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Les Fugate says his office has been flooded with voter registration cards. “The State Board of Elections has basically had to put all of their staff onto processing these voter registration cards,” says Fugate. “And […]