2012 general election http://wkms.org en Kentucky's house district 7 race not yet decided http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-house-district-7-race-not-yet-decided <p>Although the 2012 General Election is over, voters in Kentucky's seventh house district must wait to find out who's going to represent them in Frankfort. The district covers Union County and parts of Daviess and Henderson counties. Unofficial results have Democrat John Arnold winning over Republican Tim Kline by a margin of just five votes. Kline has not conceded the race. He wants the Kentucky secretary of state’s office to recanvass the district.</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 22:40:25 +0000 Angela Hatton 24245 at http://wkms.org Voter Traffic Varied Across Region http://wkms.org/post/voter-traffic-varied-across-region <p>Kentucky voters have until six p.m. to cast their ballots today. Officials at the Marshall County Clerk’s office report a large turnout. Some listeners report waiting up to an hour to vote, while others report no line at all.</p><p>Regulars at the Hungry Bear restaurant in Murray are timid about politics today. Many didn’t want to talk about their vote.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 18:22:22 +0000 John Walker 24172 at http://wkms.org Voter Traffic Varied Across Region The Morning Cram [campaign all-nighter edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-campaign-all-nighter-edition <p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Tomorrow, as those who follow politics probably know, is Election Day. The battle between President<em><strong> Barack Obama</strong></em> and Republican challenger <em><strong>Mitt Romney</strong></em> has been contentious, expensive, personal, illuminating, ugly, frustrating, petty, enlightening and, above all, long. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/politicaljunkie/2012/11/05/164147704/what-to-look-for-on-election-day-the-battle-for-the-white-house-congress">And it is expected to be close.</a> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 14:18:35 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24097 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [campaign all-nighter edition] Tennessee Republicans Aiming for Dual-Supermajority http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-republicans-aiming-dual-supermajority <p>Tennessee Republicans expect to add to their already considerable advantage in the state House tomorrow. That’s despite the loss of seven Republican incumbents in August primary races. Governor Bill Haslam is predicting GOP supermajorities in both chambers. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:17:46 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24092 at http://wkms.org Tennessee Republicans Aiming for Dual-Supermajority How Will the Next Generation of Voters Pick a President? http://wkms.org/post/how-will-next-generation-voters-pick-president <p></p><p></p><p>Every four years a large group of voters get a chance to cast their first ballot for the U.S. President. These voters were m ost likely in high school the last time a president was elected. After a big turn-out of young voters helped push President Barack Obama to victory in the 2008 election, new voters have become a major focus for this year’s campaigns. So with both sides trying to turn young adults into their next party faithful, how does this next generation of voters decide which candidate is right for them?</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 24042 at http://wkms.org How Will the Next Generation of Voters Pick a President? Local Races Major Draw for 2012 Fancy Farm http://wkms.org/post/local-races-major-draw-2012-fancy-farm <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">While the humidity is running high, a smaller slate of candidates hasn&#39;t dampened the crowd at the 2012 Fancy Farm Picnic. The event draws thousands each year, and its stump speaking is the traditional kickoff of the general election campaign season in Kentucky. Speakers start at 2 p.m. Central time. Sat, 04 Aug 2012 17:37:22 +0000 Angela Hatton 20230 at http://wkms.org Local Races Major Draw for 2012 Fancy Farm Americans Elect Hopes to Bring Voting into "21st Century" http://wkms.org/post/americans-elect-hopes-bring-voting-21st-century <p><font size="2">A national group that hopes to give voters more choices in this year&#39;s presidential election is bringing its campaign to Kentucky.</font> Fri, 11 May 2012 20:46:17 +0000 Chad Lampe & Kenny Colston (KPR) 17949 at http://wkms.org