Secretary of State launches new online candidate filing portal for 2018 election cycle

The candidate filing period for the 2018 election cycle has opened and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging potential candidates to use a new online filing portal on the Secretary of State’s website. “The 2018 election cycle is what’s known in Kentucky as a county election year, so it will feature thousands of candidates,” said Grimes, Kentucky’s...

Grimes returns to Taiwan next week; will focus on promoting trade with Kentucky businesses

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is visiting Taiwan next week on an international trade mission to Asia with a delegation from the United States. Grimes is one of four secretaries of state selected to participate in a trip the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) is coordinating and funding. Grimes made a similar visit in 2013, making the trip her second in office. “I...

Public invited to vote for favorite in state's 24th annual Essay and Slogan Contest

Students across the Commonwealth are participating in Kentucky’s 24th annual Essay and Slogan Contest, and the public is invited to vote for their favorite slogan.   “Almost 500 students submitted entries for the Slogan Contest,” said Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. “I’m thrilled to see so many young Kentuckians already engaged and interested in elections and congratulate...