WKU Public Radio News Staff
Tue November 6, 2012
After All the Lead-Up, Election Day is Finally Here
Polling places have opened their doors in Kentucky. Polls are open in the state until 6 p.m. local time. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has predicted a record number of voters will cast their ballots.
Besides the presidential race, Kentucky has a competitive congressional race in the state's 6th U.S. House district between Democratic incumbent Ben Chandler and GOP challenger Andy Barr.
Voters also will choose state legislators and decide whether hunting and fishing should be a constitutional right in the state. Voters in eastern Kentucky will choose a Supreme Court justice.
The National Weather Service office in Louisville is forecasting pleasant conditions for the day with highs in the 50s and overnight lows in the low- to mid-30s.