2014 Kentucky Primary Election

Politics
4:40 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Conway: Americans for Prosperity Plan to 'Buy' Ky. House

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway says the growing influence of a national conservative 501(c)(4) group in Kentucky suggests that out-of-state donors will try to help Republicans gain control of the state House.

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Election
7:03 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Over 200 Calls Made to Attorney General’s Election Fraud Hotline

The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office reports 205 calls to its election fraud hotline Tuesday during the primary. Instances of vote buying and selling were reported in several counties. The bulk of the complaints concern instances of alleged election fraud and procedural questions related to voting. 

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Politics
10:17 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Carroll Grabs Republican Nomination for 2nd District Senate Seat

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Easter Seals West Kentucky president Danny Carroll is the Republican nominee for the 2nd District state Senate seat being vacated by Bob Leeper.

Carroll defeated David Hoffman in Tuesday’s primary election, by a 55-45 percent margin.

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Government
3:15 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

4 Things That Could Improve Voter Turnout in Kentucky

Voters at Jeffersontown High School in 2012.

Originally published on Tue May 20, 2014 1:08 pm

Today, Kentuckians choose the Democratic and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, state legislature, and a host of local offices.

The victors in some of today's primaries are a foregone conclusion, perhaps. But other races—Louisville Metro Council District 9, for example—are quite competitive. Still, state election officials expect less than 30 percent of registered voters to show up to the polls.

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Government
4:07 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

It's Election Day Eve in Kentucky. Here Are State Legislature Primaries to Watch.

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With an expected 30 percent (or less) voter turnout in tomorrow's primary elections, about 930,000 Kentuckians will take to the polls to determine which candidates will appear on the ballot during this fall's general election.

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Government
4:45 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Grimes: Primary Turnout Not Likely to Exceed 30 Percent

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary elections isn’t likely to break 30 percent.

Grimes says the lack of a presidential race and the lack of a ballot initiative on local option sales tax will keep most voters at home on primary day.

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Government
2:33 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Record Number of Kentuckians Register to Vote

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A record number of Kentuckians have registered to vote in advance of the May 20 primary.

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Government
3:49 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Absentee Ballots Now Accepted in Most KY Counties

Most Kentucky counties are now accepting absentee ballots for the upcoming May primary. Those unable to make it to the polls in person may vote in this manner. Citizens can mail in or deliver their ballot to their local clerk’s office. 

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Politics
8:35 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Matt Bevin: 'Criminalizing' Kentucky Cockfighting a 'Bad Idea'

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin

Originally published on Fri April 25, 2014 7:02 am

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin did endorse cockfighting at a rally last month despite repeated claims that he didn't agree with the blood sport or that it was discussed during his attendance.

WAVE 3 investigative reporter John Boel went undercover and filmed the March 29 event, which has hampered Bevin's primary challenge against incumbent Mitch McConnell.

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Politics
11:39 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Some Western Ky. Political Races to Be Decided Next Month

With Kentucky primary elections less than a month away, some local races are entering the final stretch because they will be decided in May, not November.

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