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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

The ad features criticisms from newspapers of McConnell's opponent during the June Primary.

Biden wins Kentucky’s Democratic primary

Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Kentucky.

Scammers trying to use election to get info: State

State investigating reported scam attempts

With mail-in voting, state on pace for record primary turnout

Tuesday a big day, ballots must be postmarked

Kentucky voters to get free postage for absentee ballots

Kentuckians choosing to vote by absentee mail-in balloting in next month's primary won't have to pay for postage.

Beshear order allows absentee voting by mail in primary

Gov. Andy Beshear has signed an order allowing Kentucky residents to submit mail-in absentee ballots in the upcoming primary election.

Illinois mistakenly cancels ex-inmates’ voter registrations

The State Board of Elections blamed a “data-matching error” for having mistakenly canceled the voter registrations of 774 former inmates.

Kentucky AG Beshear wins Democratic gov. primary

Attorney General Andy Beshear has won the Democratic nomination for governor in Kentucky.

Kim Davis’ opponent fends off attacks from primary rival

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A candidate running against a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is fending off...

Gillum, Nelson: A team approach for Florida Dems?

Andrew Gillum says he can win the Florida governor's by attracting new voters to the polls instead of simply trying to corral support from the usual electorate.

Potential new write-in rules could impact elections

The Kentucky State Board of Elections is scheduled to meet next week to discuss a recent Attorney General's opinion that says it is OK for poll workers to post lists of certified-writing in candidates in voting precincts.

Defeated Kentucky lawmaker sues Republican primary opponent

A state lawmaker from Richmond claims the campaign of the woman who beat him in a Republican primary sent out untrue mailers and video.

Trump’s clout within GOP on the line in Tuesday elections

President Donald Trump is not on the ballot, but he has invested time, energy and political capital in a slate of primary contests across America that will again test his clout within his own party.

Dennis Hof, Nevada’s most famous pimp, wins GOP primary

Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series “Cathouse,” won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker.

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent’s public extramarital affair several years ago.

Democrats hope for ‘blue wave’ push from 8-state primary day

Holding hopes of a “blue wave” in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.

Teacher election upset leaves many wondering what’s to come in November

Many are calling it one of the biggest upsets and most telling races of Tuesday's primary election, Rockcastle County teacher Travis Brenda's victory over Jonathan Shell, Kentucky's republican house majority leader.

16 Kentucky legislative candidates have been educators

In Kentucky's primary election, 16 legislative candidates are current or retired educators, part of a national movement of teachers seeking better conditions for classrooms.

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UK history professor weighs in on prevalence of Derek Chauvin trial

"Frankly, the numbers are not on the side of guilty verdicts, so that's important," Brown said.

Fayette’s Tiny Haggard receives state Office Professional award

On Monday Ms. Tina Haggard, school office administrator for The Academy at Millcreek Elementary School in Fayette County, received the 2021 KASA Office Professional Award, a statewide recognition.

Dunbar’s FBLA members receive state honors in seven categories

FBLA club members from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School received accolades in seven categories during the 2021 Future Business Leaders of America’s virtual state awards ceremony April 14.

MSU to honor student scholarship virtually Wednesday

The 16th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship will be held virtually on Wednesday, April 21.