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7:27 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Don't Expect More Than 30 Percent of Kentucky Registered Voters to Vote on Tuesday, Grimes Says

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says voter turnout in Tuesday’s primary elections isn’t likely to break 30 percent.

Earlier this week, Grimes said the lack of a presidential race and the lack of a ballot initiative on local option sales tax will keep most voters at home on primary day. And absentee voting is lagging, too.

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2:14 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Kentucky Felon Voting Rights Bill's Hopes Rest on Rand Paul's Support


A bill to restore voting rights for non-violent felons has passed a Kentucky House committee.

The measure is Rep. Jesse Crenshaw's latest attempt to put about 130,000 felons back on the voting rolls.

Similar efforts have repeatedly stalled in the Republican-controlled Senate. But Crenshaw says he hopes that his bill will fare better this year because of support from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.

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6:49 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Federal Court Sides With Plaintiffs in Kentucky Redistricting Case

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The three-judge federal panel tasked with determining the constitutionality of outdated Kentucky voting districts has granted the plaintiffs attorneys' fees, possibly paving the way to an official end to the state's two-year redistricting nightmare.

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