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Political Observers Expect No Surprises in Kentucky’s Presidential Primaries

Even though the presidential nomination process is effectively over, Kentuckians can still vote for candidates other than Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in tomorrow’s primary.

Republicans can cast ballots for Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, even though they’re no longer in the running. And Democrats will be able to choose ‘uncommitted’ instead of President Obama.

But University of Louisville political scientist Dewey Clayton says those other names don’t really matter.

“I really don’t see any surprises at this point because primarily we don’t have competitive races going on at this point, in the Republican primary or in the Democratic primary,” he says.