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LPD Union Vote Suspended
Lexington Police are allowed to drive their cruisers between home and work but they can’t run errands with them. A vote could have changed that but the vote was suspended because the police officer’s union didn’t like some criticism from an aide to the mayor. Video Video
Vote Buying Reported in 19 Kentucky Counties
The Kentucky attorney general's office says its election fraud hotline received more than 200 calls during Tuesday's primary election.
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.
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
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
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.
Voters Set Stage for Senate Control Fight in November
A ten-month primary campaign that cost $12 million is coming to a close today in Kentucky, where Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to beat a tea party-styled challenger, Matt Bevin.
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.
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.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Urge Everyone to Head to the Polls
In a battle between three contenders for the Lexington Mayoral seat, voters will decide which two will move on to the general election in November. 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.
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.
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.
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
Update: Winchester To Allow Sunday Alcohol Sales
The Winchester City Commission voted Tuesday in favor of allowing Sunday alcohol sales in restaurants. Video Video
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God’s Pantry Food Bank Is Asking For Your Vote!
Your vote can help the Kid’s Back Pack Program receive $45,000 in grant money from a Feeding America and Walmart “Fighting Hunger Together” partnership.
Estill County Still 'Dry'
The Estill County clerk reported over 3000 voted in the decision on alcohol sales for the county. The area stayed 'dry' by a margin of 50 votes.
Election Officials Looking To Increase Voter Turnout
Kentucky Secretary of State is meeting with voters and voting officials to think of ways to increase voter participation. Video Video
Former Police Chief Running For Mayor
It may only January but the Lexington mayor’s race is full speed ahead. Video Video
KY Town Formally Endorses Legalized Hemp
It appears to be a first. A Kentucky town has formally endorsed legalized hemp.
Landmark 'Castle' Is One Step Closer To Adding Restaurant
You are one step closer to dinner at the 'Castle' in Woodford County. The Fiscal Court voted six to one Tuesday to allow a zoning change that would allow the Castle and other landmarks and historic sites to have restaurants and gift shops.
UPDATE: Scott Co. Board Of Ed. Withdraws Proposed 23% Tax Increase
The Scott County Board of Education decided it will not move forward with its proposal to increase property taxes by 23% to ten cents per $100 of assessed value. Video Video
Food Trucks Get Committee Vote
Tuesday, the Urban County Council Committee unanimously voted to extend a pilot program to allow food trucks until the end of the year. Video Video
Lexington Student Named Finalist In 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest
An idea and a doodle could land a Lexington student a $30,000 scholarship. Josie Psimer was named as one of 50 national finalists in the 'Doodle 4 Google' competition. Video Video
Estill County Holds Wet/Dry Vote
Whether or not the sale of alcohol would be allowed in Estill County was up to the voters Tuesday...and it all began with a petition. Video Video
UPDATE: Westrom Says State House Unlikely To Vote On Smoking Ban
A statewide, indoor public smoking ban appears to be dead, according to its sponsor.
New Congressman Andy Barr Votes 'No' On Sandy Relief Bill
The US House Friday voted to okay $9.7 billion to help pay flood insurance claims to homeowners, renters, and businesses damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Video Video
Attorney General: Be On The Look Out For Voter Fraud
As voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Attorney General Jack Conway reminds Kentuckians that they can help his office combat vote fraud by utilizing his Election Fraud Hotline.
Woodford Fiscal Court To Vote On Proposed Zoning Change
There's a move underway to change the zoning for the Castle and other historic sites and landmarks in Woodford County. Video Video
Georgetown Now A 'Wet' City
Georgetown residents voted Tuesday to allow package liquor sales within the city. Video Video
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
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.
Barr Casts Hopeful Vote
Congessional Candidate Andy Barr feels good about the re-match between he and Chandler. Video Video
Somerset To Vote 'Wet' Or 'Dry' Tuesday
The town is the largest in Kentucky to prohibit the sale of alcohol. Video Video
Nothern KY Candidate Didn't Get Wife's Vote Needed To Win
A Northern Kentucky election proves every vote counts.
Breathitt School Superintendent Jailed
Breathitt County School Superintendent Arch Turner jailed for violating the terms of his bond in a vote-buying case.
Former Breathitt County Superintendent Sentenced
Arch Turner has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for a vote buying scheme.
HS Students From Memphis Travel To Danville For Debate
The only students in the country invited to the debate travelled from Memphis
Former Breathitt County Sheriff Admits Role In Vote Buying
John L. Turner admitted in federal court Wednesday he provided money to an individual to buy votes in the May 2010 primary election in Breathitt County.
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
Kentucky Casino Proposal Voted Down
The state Senate has voted down a proposal to change the state Constitution to legalize casinos in Kentucky. 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
Centre College Students Help With Debate Prep
3 Students helped in a dress rehearsal Video Video
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