Murray, KY – That was the sound at the GOP headquarters in Murray, Kentucky last night as supporters of Senator Winters heard the final results. The final tally put Winters ahead of Hubbard by about four thousand votes. Winters thanked his supporters after the announcement. He says he's honored to serve the commonwealth again.
Murray, KY – The polls in Kentucky opened at six o'clock this morning. Angela Hatton was on hand to ask voters about their polling experience.
Just a handful of people were out early at the polling place at Hickory Woods Retirement Home in Murray. But some voters eating breakfast at Martha's Restaurant say they waited for twenty to thirty minutes to cast their ballot. Patsy Lampkin says her voting experience went pretty smoothly.
Murray, KY – Dozens of Calloway County Republicans turned out last night to support Kentucky Senator Ken Winters's re-election bid. They weren't disappointed as Winters swept his opponent in the first district, Carroll Hubbard, by about four thousand votes. Vice President of the Murray State University College Republicans Caroline Cash was one of the volunteers who helped on Winters's campaign.
Murray, KY – Republican Incumbent Ken Winters defeated Democrat Carroll Hubbard for the 1st District State Senate seat last night with 54 percent of the vote. A Murray resident Winters is the former president of Campbellsville University and the former dean of Murray State University's College of Industry and Technology.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's voter fraud hotline was ringing off the hook today, and the attorney general's office will be checking out every complaint and concern. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Because it's a presidential election and voters turned out in droves, the attorney general's office thought it might be a busy day on the voter fraud hotline. And it was, says Allison Martin of the AG's office. "We've had about 250 calls from across the commonwealth."