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McConnell Thanks Bevin, Then Blasts Grimes
After his win over primary opponent Matt Bevin, Senator Mitch McConnell began his victory speech by thanking Bevin, commenting that Bevin has made him a better candidate. Video Video
Grimes' Supporters "Roar" Over Victory
Alison Lundergan Grimes' supporters were out in full force Tuesday night, making their opinion loud and clear: it's time to bring Mitch McConnell home.
McConnell & Grimes to Go Head-to-Head in November
It was an outcome that many people had predicted for months, but now it's official: Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes will battle it out for a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.
UPDATE: Lexington Mayor's Race: Final Numbers
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Former Police Chief Anthany Beatty took in a combined total of 95 percent of the vote during Tuesday's primary election. Video Video
Gray to Defend Mayoral Office Against Beatty
Incumbent Mayor Jim Gray will take on former Police Chief Anthany Beatty in an attempt to keep his seat as Lexington Mayor in November.
Fayette Co. Clerk: Primary Brings Low Turnout, As Expected
Fayette County Clerk Don Blevins told ABC 36 that Tuesday's low turnout for the primary election meant no lines for voters throughout the county.
Precinct Poll Workers Needed In Clark County
Clark County Election Board are looking for precinct poll workers.
Election Fraud Hotline Receives Dozens of Calls
The Kentucky attorney general's office reports its election fraud hotline has received 80 calls through midafternoon on primary election day.
Former Police Chief Running For Mayor
It may only January but the Lexington mayor’s race is full speed ahead. Video Video
McConnell Defeats Tea Party Challenger Bevin
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin in an expensive and bruising primary election in Kentucky. He'll face Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes in the fall as he pursues his sixth term.
Candidates Filing Early For Upcoming Primary Election
More than 400 candidates have filed for office ahead of deadline, according to Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Grimes Wins Democratic Senate Nomination in Ky.
Alison Lundergan Grimes has won Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a highly anticipated race with Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell in November.
McConnell To Fly Around State Day Before Election
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell will spend Monday flying around Kentucky for campaign events on the eve of the state's primary election.
All Registered Voters Eligible To Vote In Lexington Primary
Due to nonpartisan races in Fayette County, even voters not registered as Democrat or Republican are able to vote Tuesday. Video Video
Ben Chandler Says Presidential Race Cost Him
Ben Chandler says Kentucky's strong support for Mitt Romney was too much for him to overcome. Video Video
Democrat Elisabeth Jensen Running For Congress
The co-founder of the 'Race for Education' has filed the necessary papers with the Federal Election Commission to run for the 6th District Congressional Seat in Central Kentucky currently held by Republican Andy Barr.
A Reproductive Rights Group Rallies In Frankfort
One week away from the 2014 elections, Reproductive Rights activists in Kentucky said they’re letting political candidates know they’re watching them. Video Video
Barr Casts Hopeful Vote
Congessional Candidate Andy Barr feels good about the re-match between he and Chandler. Video Video
State Senate Election Information
District map and candidate resources
Nothern KY Candidate Didn't Get Wife's Vote Needed To Win
A Northern Kentucky election proves every vote counts.
KY Voter Turnout About 59% For 2012 Election
Voter turnout in Kentucky for the 2012 election was about 59%.
Six Counties Voting In Two Congressional Races
Voters in those counties will get to cast ballots in two separate congressional districts
Coin Toss Decides Tie Election In Whitesburg
A tie election in Whitesburg has ended with a coin toss.
Voters Agree On One, And Only One, Aspect
Commonwealth voters generally agree that the voting process went smoothly. The agreement stops there though. Video Video
Should Convicted Felons Be Able To Vote
Kentucky is one of four states that does not automatically restore convicted felons voting rights after parole Video Video
Urban County Councilmember Kevin Stinnett To Seek At-Large Seat
Lexington Urban County Councilmember Kevin Stinnett will seek an at-large seat on the council.
Update: Another Democrat To Run For Congress In 6th District
Another Democrat is running for Congress in Central Kentucky. Joe Palumbo is head of a lumber and building supply company.
Matt Bevin To Face Sen. McConnell In Senate Race
Tea Party conservative Matt Bevin announced that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. McConnell. Video Video
Incumbent Chandler Appreciates Large Voter Turnout
Congressman Ben Chandler praised the high turnout of voters today and says win or lose, he's glad people got out and voiced their opinion. Video Video
Barr Wins Sixth Congressional District
Andy Barr wins Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District race, defeating Democrat Ben Chandler.
Deadline For Registering To Vote In Kentucky Approaching
The Kentucky Secretary of State says over three million people have registered to vote so far. For those who haven't, info on how--and why--to is available. Video Video
105-Year-Old Kentucky Woman Registers To Vote
A Kentucky woman hasn't voted since 1928. But she will this November.
Barr's Final Push For Votes On Election Eve
Congressional candidate Andy Barr hoped to gain support from undecided votes in the last leg of his "Re-Energize Kentucky" bus tour.
Election For One Monroe County Office Will Not Happen
There's an interesting election story from Monroe County. There's an office there that nobody wants.
President Obama To Visit Nearby State
President Obama will be stopping in Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday. Video Video
KY Republicans Celebrate Comer Victory
It wasn't the best night for Kentucky's Republican Party. But the GOP did celebrate a win in one of its six races. Video Video
U.S. Rep. Guthrie in Lexington
U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie, who is running for re-election in a reconfigured 2nd district, was in Lexington Friday. The new congressional boundary abuts Fayette County. Video Video
Barr vs Chandler
With the match up set, a look ahead to the general election in central Kentucky's race for Congress. Video Video
Election Fraud Hotline Open During Tuesday's Primary
Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations are encouraged to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE.
Chandler and Barr Make Final Push
Both candidates spend the last weekend before Election Day touring as many communities in the district as they can.
Williams Focuses On Future
What started as a hopeful night, ended in disappointment for the GOP camp. David Williams and Richie Farmer were easily defeated Tuesday night. Video Video
Fayette County Expecting Big Voter Turnout Tuesday
The Fayette County Clerk expects around 73% of voters to turn out at the polls Tuesday.
State House Candidates Speak to Voters
Kentucky House of Representatives candidates held an open forum at the Main Library in downtown Lexington. Video Video
Update: President Obama To Visit Cincinnati
WCPO says the President will hold a campaign event in the Music Hall Ballroom at 2:20 p.m. Video Video
KY Lawmaker Wants To End Election Day Alcohol Sales Ban
Right now alcohol sales stop during election day polling hours in Kentucky.
Massie Wins Republican Nomination for US House District 4
In Northern Kentucky, Tea party-backed Thomas Massie won the Republican Nomination for Congress in the Fourth District.
Wendell Ford Campaigns In Lexington For Ben Chandler
The Former Kentucky Governor and U.S. Senator visted Lexington, and shared what he misses the most about politics with us Video Video
Somerset Goes Wet
Kentucky's largest "dry" town won't be dry much longer. Somerset voted for alcohol sales Tuesday. The vote was 2,167 to 1,464. Video Video
Election Day
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Polls opened at 6 a.m. on Tuesday for Kentucky voters to elect a governor and a handful of other state-level leaders. Video Video
Galbraith Suffers Another Gubernatorial Defeat
He's been a fixture of Kentucky politics for decades. He's never won, but he's always made things interesting. Video Video
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