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Attorney General Daniel Cameron announces six Kentucky counties to undergo post-election audits

Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Wednesday announced six randomly selected Kentucky counties to undergo post-general election audits. The Attorney General’s Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) will conduct inquiries into Fleming, Hickman, Lawrence, Livingston, Anderson, and Boone counties to determine if any irregularities occurred during the 2020 general election. Attorney General Daniel...

Kentucky Attorney General joins Republican AGs in legal action over Pennsylvania mail-in ballots

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined the Republican Attorneys General Association to bring legal action against the process of counting mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania. He is one of 10 Republican attorneys general who signed onto an amicus brief supporting a Republican lawsuit arguing absentee ballots received after Nov. 3 should not be counted in Pennsylvania...

Trump, McConnell, Barr prevail, as Kentucky is the first state to be called for the President

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cruised over challenger Amy McGrath to claim his seventh term early Tuesday. 
McConnell, 78, drew huge support from President Donald Trump in Kentucky, which was the first state called for the president. President Trump got 62% of votes — 116,902 — to Joe Biden’s 36% — 680,425 — in Kentucky. (87% reported) McConnell speaks...

Kentucky voter registrations increased by more than 47,000 prior to Oct. 5 deadline for 2020 election

Secretary of State Michael Adams has announced that, approaching the October 5 voter registration deadline for the 2020 general election, Kentucky saw a big bump in new registrants, its biggest monthly increase this year. As of September 30, 3,565,428 Kentuckians were registered to vote, a jump of 47,861 registered voters since the end of August. Secretary of State Michael Adams “I’m pleased so...

Kentucky Humanities, Kentucky Public Radio and Mellon Foundation unite for Vote Worthy podcast

Kentucky Humanities announced yesterday “Vote Worthy,” a new podcast and radio broadcast that seeks to inform voters about the issues and challenges surrounding the 2020 General Election. Vote Worthy is produced by Kentucky Humanities in partnership with WEKU and distributed to Kentucky’s major public radio stations with support from the Federation of State Humanities Councils and a grant...

League of Women Voters joins nationwide effort to provide candidate details for 2020 General Election

The League of Women Voters of Lexington is joining Leagues across the nation in providing VOTE411.ORG, an online voter guide, to Lexington area citizens, offering more information about candidates for the 2020 General Election. All candidates for president, Kentucky’s U.S. Senate and Sixth Congressional, Lexington-area Kentucky House and Senate, Lexington/Fayette Urban County Council and Fayette...