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Kentucky likely to see historic election reform, how House Bill 574 changes voting

 "I really couldn't be happier," Sec. Adams said. "We put together a bill that enhances security in our elections without limiting access."

State continues to clean up voter rolls

With no election, fewer people registering, more being removed.

Over 10% of registered Fayette County voters have voted early in-person

According to Secretary of State Micheal Adams, 11% of registered voters have voted early in-person.

Kentucky sees uptick in voter registration, ACLU making push for felons

Currently, registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 137,694 in Kentucky, according to the Office of the Secretary of State.

Does a presidential debate influence outcome?

Presidential Debate influence

Ky. Secretary of State offers attorneys a perk for serving as a poll worker

Kentucky attorneys can receive 1.5 credit hours, they need 12.5 hours each year to keep their law licenses, for participating in the election law training provided to volunteer poll workers.

Secretary of State says Kanye West will be on Kentucky’s ballot

Secretary of State Michael Adams certified Kanye West Friday for Kentucky's November election.

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.

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Heart of Danville gets new office, hosting scavenger hunt

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Eastern Kentucky students schedule appointments for graduation

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Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, family, teammates and Central Kentucky softball players came together to honor of an 8-year-old girl who was killed...