Kentucky Election

4:33 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Matt Bevin is Running for Kentucky Governor

Matt Bevin
Credit Ryland Barton |

Matt Bevin, who last year launched a failed primary challenge against U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, has entered the Republican gubernatorial primary.

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4:25 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

Rep Jim Glenn Seeking Kentucky Treasurer's Office

Credit LRC Public Information

A member of the Kentucky House has joined a crowded field of candidates for State Treasurer.

Democratic Representative Jim Glenn of Owensboro says he’d like to help more families become financially literate.

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10:56 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Jack Rose is Murray's Next Mayor

Credit Roundabout U/Murray State University

The City of Murray has chosen a new mayor. Challenger Jack Rose unseated incumbent Bill Wells Tuesday night in a close race. Just 149 votes separated the pair.

Rose says he felt a weight lifted from his shoulders when he heard the news.

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4:00 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Should Kentucky's Governor Be Chosen in Presidential Election Years? Senate Committee Says Yes.


Kentucky's governor and other statewide constitutional officers would be elected in the same year as presidential elections under a bill approved Wednesday in a state Senate committee.

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4:36 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

2012 Election Returns

We've crunched the numbers! Here are the returns, many districts with 100% of precincts reporting, as noted. Thank you for visiting to get election returns and thanks to Kentucky Public Radio.

Updated 10:20 a.m., Wednesday, November 7

Presidential Race

REELECTED: Barack Obama (D) - Electoral: 303; Popular: 59,925,390
Kentucky - 679,105 - 38%; Tennessee - 951,406 - 39%; Illinois - 2,912,872 - 57% 

Mitt Romney (R) - Electoral: 206; Popular: 57,245,739
Kentucky - 1,086,970 - 61%; Tennessee - 1,450,595 - 59%; Illinois - 2,087,366 - 41%

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