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Here are your choices in Tuesday’s election for Governor/Lt. Governor, local special elections

Staff report Second of two parts: Governor/Lt. Governor and local special elections On Tuesday, November 5, voters will be choosing from these candidates to fill for four-year terms as Governor and Lt. Governor, who are on the ballot as a team. A vote for one is also a vote for the other. If you need specific information about your polling place or to find your local ballots, visit GoVoteKy.com. Northern...

Monday by 4 p.m. — the deadline for registering to vote in Nov. 5 election; check ‘inactive voter list’ too

Monday, October 7, is the last day to register to vote in the November 5 election. And it’s also the last day to be sure you are not one of the 175,000 Kentucky voters who have been removed from the voting lists, declared “inactive” by Kentucky’s State Board of Elections. Objections have been raised over this unilateral action but Kentucky voters must check the records to be...

GoVoteKy.com, the state’s first-ever online voter registration system, gets over 1.2 million visitors

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Wednesday that more than 1.2 million Kentuckians visited GoVoteKY.com, the Commonwealth’s first-ever online voter registration system. Of those visitors, over 200,000 have updated their registration with 79,448 registering to vote for the first time.   “Yesterday, on National Voter Registration Day, over 5,000 Kentuckians updated their...

Deadline is April 22 to register to vote in the May primary; register online at GoVoteKy

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 21 Primary Election is Monday, April 22. “Our elections should be determined by a majority of voters, not a minority,” said Grimes. “Registering to vote is the first step to having your voice heard on Election Day. I call on all eligible Kentuckians...

Secretary of State reports more than 3.4 million Kentuckians registered to vote in Nov. 6 election

More than 3.4 million Kentuckians are registered to vote ahead of the General Election on Nov. 6, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Thursday.   Democrats represent the plurality of the electorate with 1.68 million registered voters, or 49.6 percent of voters. Republicans total about 1.41 million, around 41.7 percent of voters, and more than 295,400 voters, about 8.68 percent, are...