The vote tallies from Kentucky’s May 17th primary election are now official. The results were certified by the State Board of Elections, meeting in Frankfort. The board’s focus now turns to the November 8th general election. “One of the things that we do in all of our meetings is that we approve reimbursement for the various… Continue reading Board of Elections Certifies Primary Results
Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes has defeated appointed Secretary of State Elaine Walker in her bid for a full term. Grimes, the daughter of former state Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan, won about 56-percent of the vote in ousting Walker, the former mayor of Bowling Green, who was appointed to the post when Trey Grayson… Continue reading Secretary of State Primary: Grimes Wins; GOP Race Tight
It’s primary election day for state offices, but voter turnout is low. A polling location on South Fourth Street was eerily quiet at around 11:00 this morning. The polls at Lampton Baptist Church had seen only about a dozen voters 5 hours after the polls opened. Poll worker Deborah O’Gorman says she didn’t notice the… Continue reading Old Louisville Poll Sees Low Morning Turnout
Secretary of State Elaine Walker is predicting low voter turnout for Tuesday’s primary election in Kentucky, even though voter registration numbers are up. A record 2.9 million Kentuckians are now registered to vote. That’s 11,000 more than in the 2008 General Election, the previous record. But getting voters excited about Tuesday’s primary appears to be… Continue reading Walker Predicts Ten Percent Voter Turnout for Primary
Monday is the deadline to register to vote in Kentucky’s May 17th primary. Minors who will be 18 before the November 8th general election are eligible and entitled to register to vote in the primary. “The reason is because if you were old enough to vote in the general election then you clearly will be… Continue reading Deadline to Register to Vote in May Primary is Tomorrow
Another Democrat is vying to become Kentucky’s next Secretary of State: Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes, daughter of former Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan.
Saying it’s time for a new generation to take the reins of government, Grimes became the third candidate running for Secretary of State.