Polls in Jefferson County will close in half an hour. So far, there have been no major mishaps. Poll workers say traffic has been fairly steady at voting locations. There’s no official count of voter turnout yet, but Jefferson County Clerk’s spokesman Nore Ghibaudy says he expects the county to do slightly better than Kentucky… Continue reading Polls Close in Louisville: Nice Weather, Local Candidates May Help Jefferson County Voter Turnout
Voting is underway in Jefferson County. Polls opened at 6:00 this morning, and voters can choose between candidates for the governor, attorney general and secretary of state, among others.
The pay for officers who work on Election Day in Jefferson County will be raised for the first time since 2004 as an incentive to attract more civic volunteers. Poll workers will receive an additional $10 for attending a mandatory training session and an extra $20 for working at the polls. The current rate pays… Continue reading Holsclaw Raises Poll Worker Pay
With less than six weeks until Election Day, Kentuckians who wish to vote in the upcoming May 17 primary election only have a week to register. The deadline is April 18, and county clerks’ offices throughout the commonwealth will accept voter registration cards until the close of business that day.
Polls opened Tuesday morning at 6 am in Louisville, and turnout at many locations has been relatively strong.
Outside of a polling place in the Highlands, voters said they’ve been following the mayor’s race and the Senate race closely, and were eager to vote.
Fugate says to register you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Kentucky and at least 18 years of age on or before Election Day.
Holsclaw says typically there are several thousand people who vote early, either in person or by paper absentee ballot. Early voting hours will be 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday at the Urban Government Building at 810 Barret Ave.
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… Continue reading Record Numbers Predicted At Kentucky Polls Tuesday