kentucky primary http://wfpl.org en Activist Says Voters Could Have Chosen "Uncommitted" Over Obama for Many Reasons http://wfpl.org/post/activist-says-voters-could-have-chosen-uncommitted-over-obama-many-reasons <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">Kentucky has become the latest in a growing number of states where Democratic voters have chosen not to vote for President Obama in primary elections.</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">More than 40 percent of Democratic voters who went to the polls yesterday selected someone other than Mr. Obama.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 20:27:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 458 at http://wfpl.org Only One Incumbent Defeated in Legislative Primaries http://wfpl.org/post/only-one-incumbent-defeated-legislative-primaries <p>At least one incumbent member of the Kentucky House will not be returning to Frankfort next year.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican-turned-Democrat Wade Hurt has lost his primary to union activist Jeff Donohue. Wade ran as a Republican in 2010 against Donohue, who has remained a Democrat. Hurt switched parties shortly after that election, saying it would help him better serve his district.</p><p>No other incumbent House or Senate members lost their seats to primary challengers, though some will face tough re-election battles in the general election.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 02:17:08 +0000 Kenny Colston 414 at http://wfpl.org Only One Incumbent Defeated in Legislative Primaries http://wfpl.org/post/only-one-incumbent-defeated-legislative-primaries-0 <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px; ">At least one incumbent member of the Kentucky House will not be returning to Frankfort next year.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 456 at http://wfpl.org