absentee ballots http://wkms.org en 51,000 Kentucky Voters Have Cast Absentee Ballots http://wkms.org/post/51000-kentucky-voters-have-cast-absentee-ballots <p>More than 51,000 Kentucky voters have cast absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says that's on par with the count two weeks ahead of the 2008 election. In Kentucky, voters who are out of town or otherwise unable to get to the polls on Election Day can vote early by absentee ballots. Besides the presidential race, Kentucky has a competitive congressional race in central Kentucky. Voters are also choosing a Supreme Court justice from eastern Kentucky and state legislators across the state. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:08:14 +0000 The Associated Press 23631 at http://wkms.org 51,000 Kentucky Voters Have Cast Absentee Ballots Grimes off to Middle East to check military http://wkms.org/post/grimes-middle-east-check-military <p>Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is in the Middle East this week, part of a group of U.S. officials reviewing military voting procedures.&nbsp; Grimes says members of the military who are risking their lives abroad must be ensured the right to vote in elections back home.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:51:28 +0000 The Associated Press & Todd Hatton 21896 at http://wkms.org Grimes off to Middle East to check military