2016 presidential race

Composite: Clinton: J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL News; Sanders: Lance Dennee, WKMS

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has requested a recanvass in Kentucky's presidential primary, where he trails Hillary Clinton by less than 2,000 votes.  

The Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says a recanvassing will take place Thursday, May 26th. 

J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL News

Top Republicans including Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. Mitch McConnell and Gov. Matt Bevin will all speak at the National Rifle Association annual meeting in Louisville Friday.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Hillary Clinton is declaring victory in Kentucky's presidential primary. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, unofficial results on the Kentucky State Board of Elections website report Clinton leading with nearly 2,000 more votes than Sanders.

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton appear to have split victories in the Oregon and Kentucky primaries Tuesday night.

With all counties reporting in Kentucky, Clinton was leading Sanders by a narrow margin of 1,924 votes out of more than 450,000 cast. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes told CNN that Clinton was the "unofficial winner," but the Associated Press said the race was too close to call.

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Tonight's election returns for the Kentucky Primary. 100% precincts reporting. According to the Kentucky State Board of Elections website, voter turnout was 20.65%.

For the latest updates, see live tweets at @WKMS on Twitter

Winners marked in bold. 

Lance Dennee/WKMS

Kentuckians are casting their votes Tuesday in the commonwealth’s primary election, with state Democrats finally getting their say in the presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Both candidates have made western Kentucky appearances in the last couple days and Calloway County Democratic Party chair David Ramey says the race is much tighter here than he thought it would be six months ago.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he’s confident that Democrats across the country will rally around their party’s presidential nominee in the fall. 

J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL News

Hillary Clinton is bringing her "Get Out the Vote" message to Hopkinsville Monday. The front-runner for the democratic nomination  will speak at the James Bruce Convention Center, at 303 Conference Center Drive, at 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. 

Bernie Sanders, via Facebook

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally this Sunday in Paducah.

Ryland Barton, WFPL, via Twitter

Hillary Clinton criticized Gov. Matt Bevin for his work to dismantle elements of the Affordable Care Act in Kentucky during a campaign stop in Louisville Tuesday.

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