Election info

Marine Lt. Colonel Amy McGrath announces run for Congress

08/01/2017 10:21 AM

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Amy McGrath is throwing her hat into the ring, announcing her run for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District seat in a two-minute video. She is seeking the Democratic party’s nomination in the May 2018 primary. McGrath joins State Senator Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, who announced his run at the beginning of July. And Geoff Young, who has run for this seat twice before. Video courtesy: Amy McGrath for Congress YouTube channel Correction: An earlier version of this... Read more 

Still in play: Two dozen races that will decide control of state House

11/06/2016 08:00 AM

In a mere two days Kentuckians will cast their ballots in contested legislative races to decide who represents them in Frankfort, and thus, which party will be in the majority come 2017. Currently, the House of Representatives is held by the Democratic Party, which heads into Election Day with 53 members to Republicans’ 47. Democrats have held the lower chamber since 1921 and have withstood a GOP onslaught in recent years to retain control. The path to pick up a... Read more 

Decision 2016 | Local Races

10/04/2016 12:54 PM

While most of the attention in the general election is focused on the top of the ticket, the presidential race, and more prominent local races contest for the Kentucky State House and Senate, there will be a handful of other local races on various counties’ ballots across the Commonwealth. County Officials 1) County Judge Executive: An elected position that serves as the head of the executive branch of government in a county. They serve a four-year term, and may be... Read more 

Top 15 House races to watch - September edition

09/03/2016 09:02 AM

In yet another election cycle Democrats in Kentucky’s state House find their backs against the wall in their attempt to retain majority control in the last Democratically controlled chamber in the southern United States. There are multiple open seat races this election cycle which are worth paying attention to as potential pick-ups in an unsettled environment. In addition candidates who flipped affiliation from Democrat to Republican have become targets, and Democrats are energized to reclaim the seats their party once... Read more 

Decision 2016 | Absentee Voting

08/11/2016 02:36 PM

Who Qualifies: When to Apply: How to Apply: Via Voting Machine: Not all absentee voting must be done as a mail-in or hand-delivered ballot. A voting machine at the county clerk’s office is available 12 or more working days prior to Election Day for those qualified to vote absentee via voting machine. Voters can also vote via voting machine if they are a precinct election officer appointed to serve in a precinct other than their own. For presidential elections only, voters who change their place of... Read more 


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