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Report: Felony Voting Law Bars Over 300K from Polls

A report published by The League of Women Voters of Kentucky on Monday says that over 300,000 residents are barred from voting due to the Kentucky's lifetime voting bans on people with felony convictions.

Beshear Announces Final Election Fraud Hotline Update

The Attorney General’s Election Fraud hotline opened at 6 a.m. and as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern time the hotline has received 216 calls from 59 counties, said Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Deadline to Apply for Mail-In Absentee Ballots Tuesday

Tuesday is the last day that Kentucky voters may apply to vote absentee by mail in the Nov. 8 general election.

Fayette County completes recanvass, County Clerk says no changes found

hursday the Kentucky Boards of Elections met to conduct a recanvass of the Democratic Presidential Primary held last week.

Clinton campaigns in Kentucky before Tuesday’s primary

Hillary Clinton is making a big final push in Kentucky, where rival Bernie Sanders hopes to extend his winning streak and further delay her clinching the Democratic presidential nomination.

Not sure how to vote?

If you're not sure where you're supposed to go to vote, the Fayette County Clerk provided a handy web page, to find out just that.

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.

Special elections could determine control of Kentucky House

The fate of the last legislative chamber in the South still controlled by Democrats is in the hands of a few thousand Kentucky voters in four House districts throughout the state.

Secretary of State Alison Grimes calls for early-voting bill to pass

Secretary of State Alison Grimes joined Tenn. Secretary of State Tre Hargett in calling for Kentucky lawmakers to pass the early voting legislation Grimes proposed.

Party officials sidestep turnout predictions for caucus

Days away from choosing the person he wants to be president, Shelby County Republican Larry Lace says it doesn't feel like campaign season in Kentucky.

More than 300 candidates file to run in May Primary

More than 300 candidates filed for various offices on the May 17, 2016, Primary Election ballot, including 220 candidates for seats in the Kentucky House of Representatives, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

Graves County students to work from home during wet-dry vote

Some students in western Kentucky will be trying out a new program that allows them to study from home as an alternative to missing school.

Kentucky governor restores voting rights for some felons

The outgoing Democratic governor of Kentucky has signed an executive order to restore the right to vote and hold public office to thousands of non-violent felons who've served out their sentences.

Ohio voting on marijuana legalization Tuesday

Ohio residents will vote on marijuana legalization Tuesday.

Grimes predicts low turnout in Kentucky governor’s race

Kentucky's chief election official said she expects fewer than 1 million of Kentucky's 3.2 million registered voters will cast ballots in the state's general election on Tuesday.

Voting rights symposium being held at University of Kentucky

Figures from the media, politics, the judiciary and more are speaking Tuesday at the University of Kentucky during a daylong symposium on voting rights.

Guide to races from primary election in Kentucky

Here is a look at some of the state's top races in Tuesday's primary election in Kentucky.

UPDATE: Early returns show tight race in KY GOP primary

The polls have closed in Kentucky, and early returns show businessman Matt Bevin and former Louisville city councilman Hal Heiner in a virtual tie in the state's Republican primary for governor.

House passes proposal to restore some felons’ voting rights

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved a proposal that would restore the voting rights to some felons convicted of nonviolent crimes.

High Voter Turnout Expected Across Kentucky

According to Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Tuesday's midterm election will see more voters than May's primary did.

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Man shot and killed near busy Lexington downtown early Saturday morning

Police say the man was taken to the hospital where he ultimately died.

East Jessamine high school teacher arrested, faces rape charges

According to the arrest documents, Jason Sharp allegedly had sex with a minor younger than 16-years old.

Deteriorating grave of Union general refurbished by veterans

After the war, general Gordon Granger headed to Texas, the last confederate state in the US.

Bikers raise over $2000 dollars from Poker Run to benefit special needs kids

On Saturday morning about 50 bikers headed to McLeods Coffee House in Lexington for a special cause.