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Multiple false comments about election by President Trump dismissed by many lawmakers

By Sydney Boles Ohio Valley Resource Polls had barely closed in the U.S. when President Donald Trump falsely alleged voter fraud and claimed prematurely to have won the election, saying “We will win this, and as far as I’m concerned, we already have won it.” The results of the election had not yet been called, and the counting of legally cast ballots will continue for quite some time, as is typical....

Allegations of fraud debunked after two Bevin re-election campaign workers claim voting irregularities

Erika Calihan (above) and Kris Stuebs, of Lexington alleged voter fraud at a press conference Wednesday at the Capitol. (Photo by Tom Latek, Kentucky Today) By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Two Lexington women who worked on Matt Bevin’s re-election campaign are raising questions about possible polling irregularities and manipulation of the election night numbers in last week’s general election. During...

Bill Straub: Unavoidable to broach this subject again but to clarify — it’s not voter fraud, it’s election fraud

In a week where President Trump (Egads!) traveled to Vietnam — a country he assiduously sought to avoid some 50 years ago — to play footsie with a half-mad dictator who has killed thousands of his subjects, and where the president’s former lawyer served him up on a silver platter before a congressional committee, we are here once again visiting Senate Republican Leader Mitch “Root-‘n-Branch’’...

Commentary: Attorney General’s office taking steps to ensure clean, fair elections in Kentucky

By Andy Beshear Special to KyForward As absentee votes are being cast and as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, I urge Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office’s Election Fraud Hotline. All Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations should call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683. The hotline is...