It didn’t matter if they thought Obama needed Alison or if they were ready to ditch Mitch, Louisville voters on Tuesday seemed to have one common thought: Their vote matters.

Mid-term election coverage took me to the Academy at Shawnee and Jeffersontown High School in search of voters willing to share their election season story. Some were new citizens, some voted by issue and some just voted because they disliked a candidate. However different the story, the conclusion was the same: Voting is a civic privilege in which everyone should participate.


In the Senate race, incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell defeated Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. Many other races were decided. You can see all our election coverage here.