Polls Close in Louisville: Nice Weather, Local Candidates May Help Jefferson County Voter Turnout

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

Holsclaw Raises Poll Worker Pay

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

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… Continue reading Record Numbers Predicted At Kentucky Polls Tuesday