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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.

KDP statement on RPK complaint against Secretary of State Grimes

The following is a statement from Kentucky Democratic Party spokeswoman, Marisa McNee, regarding the ethics complaint filed by the Republican Party of Kentucky against Secretary of State Grimes:

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.

Grimes: Kentucky businesses break filing records for third consecutive year

For a third year in a row, Kentucky businesses are breaking filing records, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Thursday.

Grimes predicts 30 percent turnout for Kentucky primaries

Kentucky's chief election official is predicting the highest voter turnout in nearly a decade for next week's primaries.

Grimes announces new security measures before primary election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes held a briefing Thursday to go over election security ahead of next months primary election.

Sec’y of State, Ky. Electric Cooperatives partner up to improve rural voter turnout

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan joined the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives (KAEC) on Wednesday, launching the organization's "Co-ops Vote" campaign.

Eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots for Kentucky's May 17 primary election.

Race for governor tops general election in Kentucky

Here is a look at Kentucky's top races in Tuesday's general election.

After expensive Senate campaign, Grimes goes back on the air

Alison Lundergan Grimes is back on TV for the first time since her 2014 race against Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell shattered state spending records.

Grimes announces online voter registration system

Kentuckians will be able to register to vote online beginning with the 2016 presidential election.

Grimes to announce online voter registration system

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will make an announcement about the state's electronic voter registration system on Tuesday.

Newcomer vs. Grimes in Kentucky secretary of state primary

It has all the makings of a mismatch. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has name recognition and a hefty amount of campaign cash for her re-election run. Her primary election challenger is a little-known newcomer who hasn't sought donations.

Grimes’ grandmother, who introduced her to Ky. voters, dies

The grandmother of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has died.

Grimes endorses Democrat Jack Conway for governor

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has endorsed Jack Conway for governor.

Secretary of State Grimes plans to file for office on Monday

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will announce which office she is seeking this year during a rally in Lexington.

Top WTVQ.com Stories in 2014

As the calendar changes to another year, many people look to improve, setting New Year’s resolution for 2015.

Grimes Concedes, Supporters Hope For Another Run

After a short concession speech, supporters of Alison Lundergan Grimes reacted to the loss and expressed more support.

Report: About 56% Of KY U.S. Senate Race Ads Were Negative

A report said about 56% of the ads in the U.S. Senate race in Kentucky were negative. The analysis by the Wesleyan Media Project said about 17% were positive, and 26% contrasted the two candidates.

McConnell, Grimes campaign in Madisonville parade

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates rode in the annual Madisonville Veterans Day Parade, their final joint appearance before Tuesday's closely watched election.

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