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Seecretary of State essay winners recognized

Adams visits schools to honor students

More than 100 absentee ballots found in dumpster in Louisville

Construction crew found ballots, they will be delivered to voters.

COVID-19 case a ‘devastating setback,’ Fayette clerk says of election prep

Biggest delay will be i processing ballot requests.

Adams, Beshear, lawmakers talk November elections

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP/WTVQ) — Kentucky's Republican secretary of state said Tuesday he'll press to make more polling places available and count ballots faster in...

Lawsuits want to restore evictions, open up voting

Eviction request would apply to only three counties.

Fayette circuit clerk, others to remain closed

Most County Clerk offices will need to remain closed to the public until after the Primary election in late June.

Legislature gives flexibility for elections

Legislation that grants the Governor, Secretary of State and State Board of Elections additional flexibility in the conduct of the 2020 primary election now set for June 23.

Kentucky Senate: Have state elections in even-numbered years

The proposal passed in the Senate Thursday, sending it to the House. It would shift the statewide elections to even-numbered years starting in 2028.

Several statewide races Tuesday on ballots

Voters are deciding on the next secretary of state and agriculture commissioner. 

Experts warn of cyber threats ahead of Israel’s election

As Israel prepares to hold a national election next week, experts say it is vulnerable to the kind of foreign hacks and cyber campaigns that have disrupted the political process in other countries.

Kentucky lawmakers vote to limit secretary of state’s power

Lawmakers voted to remove the secretary of state as a voting member of the state Board of Elections and limit the office's access to a database of registered voters.

McConnell: ‘Good Morning’ for Senate GOP, Trump ‘helpful’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "good morning" for Republicans. He says President Donald Trump helped keep the Senate...

‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections

Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party’s super-charged campaign to end the GOP’s monopoly in Washington and statehouses across the nation.

Ky. election board affirms Grimes’ role overseeing midterms

A bipartisan board that oversees Kentucky's elections has unanimously voted to reaffirm the secretary of state's role as the state's chief election officer following allegations she abused her authority for political purposes.

Trump to visit Kentucky ahead of November elections

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - President Donald Trump plans to campaign in Kentucky ahead of the midterm elections. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the White House announced...

Facebook finds ‘sophisticated’ efforts to disrupt elections

The company says it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" behavior and appeared to be fake.

House panel advances 2 proposed constitutional amendments

A Kentucky House panel has approved proposed constitutional amendments that would expand legislative authority over regulations and change the timing of elections for statewide offices.

Grimes launches redesigned, mobile-friendly elections website

Secretary Alison Lundergan Grimes announced the State Board of Elections has a redesigned and streamlined website at its online home, elect.ky.gov.

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Father takes over baseball team for late son at Estill County High

Retired Estill County High School Baseball Coach Brian Crowe will take over the program again following the tragic death of his son, Blake.

Search on for missing Letcher County man

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of 27-year old Corey Neace should contact the Letcher County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Man admits to shooting and killing woman in Winchester

Steven McGuire is accused of shooting and killing 34-year old Sheila Smith at an apartment on Main Street, according to Winchester Police.

UPDATE: UK wide receivers coach pleads not guilty in DUI case

37-year old Jovon Bouknight is accused of driving drunk and going at least 26 miles over the speed limit, according to Kenton County public records.