Regional
9:31 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Ky House elections produce some close finishes

Frankfort, Ky – All 100 Kentucky House seats were up for grabs last night, but only 29 districts had contested races. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh looks at some of the results.

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Election 2008
9:28 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Ky voters report election problems

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky voters turned out in droves on Election Day and some of them believe they may have witnessed voting irregularities. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Election 2008
11:57 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Early Voters on Election Day

Murray, KY – The polls in Kentucky opened at six o'clock this morning. Angela Hatton was on hand to ask voters about their polling experience.

Just a handful of people were out early at the polling place at Hickory Woods Retirement Home in Murray. But some voters eating breakfast at Martha's Restaurant say they waited for twenty to thirty minutes to cast their ballot. Patsy Lampkin says her voting experience went pretty smoothly.

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Election 2008
9:02 am
Tue November 4, 2008

High Voter Turnout Could Delay Ballot Tally

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson said that the counting of ballots in certain parts of Kentucky may be delayed due to problems with voting machines.

Grayson said that Kenton County in northern Kentucky had to take some voting machines offline and replace them with older machines. The newer ones were not properly recording straight party votes for either party, according to Grayson.

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Election 2008
11:28 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Tight KY Senate Race Surprises Some

Louisville, KY – What started as an uphill battle by a Louisville businessman to unseat one of the highest-ranking Senators in Washington has turned into the state's most-watched race. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story and audio at WEKU news

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Regional
9:31 am
Mon November 3, 2008

McConnell vs. Lunsford one of the most watched Senate races

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky's US Senate race is viewed by many political observers as one of the most consequential in the nation. Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell is fending off a strong challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. McConnell isn't just battling to hold on to his seat, he's trying to remain the Senate's highest-ranking Republican. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
9:17 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Beshear paints bleak economic outlook for state

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear has released the latest economic forecast for Kentucky, and it's not a pretty one. As part of his regular conversations with WKU Public Radio, Beshear spoke to Lisa Autry about what he thinks the Bluegrass State can do to weather the upcoming tough times.

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Election 2008
4:19 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Ashley Judd Stumps for Bruce Lunsford

Lexington, KY – The campaign of the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Bruce Lunsford, says the actress and human rights activist Ashely Judd has lent her voice to a recorded appeal on behalf of Lunsford and the Kentucky Democratic Party.

The calls are part of the Democratic Get Out The Vote operation.

Judd is scheduled to speak at a Lunsford rally Saturday afternoon in Louisville.

Lunsford is attempting to unseat 4 four-term incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Election 2008
4:15 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Ashley Judd Stumps for Bruce Lunsford

Lexington, KY – The campaign of the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Bruce Lunsford, says the actress and human rights activist Ashely Judd has lent her voice to a recorded appeal on behalf of Lunsford and the Kentucky Democratic Party.

The calls are part of the Democratic Get Out The Vote operation.

Judd is scheduled to speak at a Lunsford rally Saturday afternoon in Louisville.

Lunsford is attempting to unseat 4 four-term incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Regional
1:27 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Barren County Party Chiefs See an Excited Electorate

Glasgow, KY – The heads of the Democratic and Republican parties in Barren County, Kentucky say that voters are excited about the presidential election, and other races taking place in the region.

We also hear from the two candidates running for the vacant 9th district State Senate seat, Steve Newberry and David Givens.

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