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Poll workers desperately needed in Kentucky

Poll workers are desperately needed for Kentucky's November election, according to Secretary of State Michael Adams. 

Some KY ballots processed with wrong date, quickly corrected

Thousands of ballots mailed on Primary Election Day were processed with the incorrect postmark date, but were quickly corrected by postal workers, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

State makes remote notarizations more business friendly

The state has implemented a regulation making it easier for the business and legal communities to perform notarizations remotely, a critical need for basic business functions.

Kentucky primary election date moved to June

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- In a Facebook post from the Secretary of State, Michael Adams, the date of Kentucky's primary election has been moved. The post...

Secretary of State Michael Adams critical of governor’s line-item veto

Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams on Monday was highly critical of Democratic Governor Andy Beshear's line-item veto of emergency election legislation.

Kentucky receiving federal money to cover new election costs

Kentucky is receiving approximately $6 million in federal stimulus money to help cover increased election costs due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Proposed bill would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls

A senate bill backed up by republicans would require people to show a photo ID before they could vote.

New online voting portal for Kentuckians in military and overseas

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced on Tuesday the creation of the online Military and Overseas Voting Portal.

Senator Mitch McConnell files for re-election

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has officially filed as a candidate for re-election.

Higher than expected voter turnout on Tuesday

Voter turnout for Tuesday's statewide election in Kentucky was 11-percent higher than predicted, coming in at 42-percent.

Voter Turnout expected to be on target

Anyone in line by 6 p.m. was permitted to vote. 

How to report problems voting

As election day approaches, it's good to know where you can report suspected election laws violations. 

In-person absentee voting open statewide

In-person absentee voting opened statewide on Monday for Kentucky's November 5 General Election.

Court document says computer seized from Grimes’ office

The seizure is part of an investigation of how Alison Lundergan Grimes and her aides used voter data, according to her attorneys.

Secretary of State says inactive voter list is “unlawful”

Tens of thousands of Kentucky voters could go to the polls in November only to find out they can't vote because they are on an "inactive voters" list.

Judge rules on evidence allowed in trial of Grimes’ father

A federal judge has ruled on evidence that prosecutors can present when the trial begins next week for the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law

In denying her request for a temporary injunction, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said Grimes failed to show "the likelihood of irreparable harm."

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Street Rod Nationals expected to draw in thousands of people

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